The evening session of Day 2 (Feb 4) of the 2017 Karl Dalhouse Memorial Invitational saw 11-12 swimmers Nathaniel Thomas of the Tornadoes Swim club and Zaneta Alvaranga sweeping the 50 ,100,200 and 400 freestyle events at the meet.
Alvaranga completed her sweep with commanding wins in the 400 and 200 metre freestyle events. She won those races in personal best times of 5:17.15 and 2:26.35 respectively. Zaneta would also have another clear victory in the 100 metre backstroke when she stopped the clock in 1:19.74.Thomas also recorded personal bests in those events with times of 5:24.92 and 2:25.95.
In the 13-24 age group Britney Williams of Swimaz Aquatics completed the 200,400 and 800 freestyle triple. She won the 400 freestyle convincingly in a time of 4:53.98.She would also take Gold in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:17.22.Britney would also win the 100 metre backstroke in a very close battle with Brianna Anderson of the Y Speedos 1:13.82 to 1:13.84.
Dominic Mullings of the Y Speedos completed the 400 and 1500 freestyle double when he hit the wall in a personal best time of 4:36.82. The Silver medal went to Adrian Grant of the Tornadoes in a new personal best of over 10 seconds when he was timed in 4:37.96 .Dominic’s teammate Jordane Payne won the Bronze in a new personal best of 4:39.93.
Grant would return later in the day to record another big personal best to drop more than 2 seconds to win the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:07.20.Payne and Mullings would finish in times of 2:11.44 and 2:12.50 to finish 2nd and 3rd.
Other good wins in the afternoon were seen from Joshua Alleyne who took the 11-12 boys 100 backstroke in 1:15.79, Kyle Sinclair in the 13-24 boys 1:07.66 and Payne in the 200 butterfly 2:19.67.
In the younger age groups the winners were as follows
|50 metre backstroke||200 metre freestyle|
|8 and under||Nia-Kai Campbell||Sailfish||Renae Chung||Y Speedos|
|9-10||Christanya Shirley||Marlins||Emma Marston||Y Speedos|
|Boys||50 metre backstroke||200 metre freestyle|
|8 and under||Zack Andre Johnson||Y Speedos||Zack Andre Johnson||Y Speedos|
|9-10||David Morris||Y Speedos||Josh Johnson||Marlins|