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Big medal haul for Swiss Cottage swimmers at Olympic park

Five county titles and 49 medals for Camden Swiss Cottage at the London Aquatics Centre

07 April, 2017 — By Steve Barnett

Alex Borisov won a number of junior county titles at the London Aquatics Centre event

CAMDEN Swiss Cottage swimmers laid impressive foundations for the start of the London Regional Championships next month when they captured five county titles and 49 medals in the latest swim meet.

The haul included 17 golds as youngsters from the club dominated the Middlesex County competition at the London Aquatics Centre at the Olympic park last weekend.

Jackson Olin scooped a junior county title in the 200m backstroke, along with taking further golds in the 100m butterfly, the 100m backstroke and the 200m individual medley.

The 15-year-old also snatched silver medals in the 100m and 400m freestyle and the 50m backstroke.

Club-mate Julia Murphy, 14, raced a tough schedule to finish with a grand total of seven medals.

She claimed golds in the 50m and 100m backstroke, the 200m individual medley and the 100m breaststroke, before adding silver in the 50m breaststroke and bronzes in the 50m butterfly and 200m breaststroke.

Leah O’Connell, 15, showed some great time improvements to take gold medals in the 200m individual medley, the 100m backstroke, the 100m freestyle and the 100m breaststroke. She also won a silver in the 50m freestyle.

Alex Borisov, 16, won junior county titles in the 200m butterfly and the 200m individual medley, as well as silver medals in the 50m, the 100m and 200m breaststroke and the 400m individual medley.

Benji Moore took the county junior 100m butterfly title along with silver medals in the 50m freestyle, the 50m and 200m butterfly and a bronze in the 100m freestyle.

Also taking a county title was Bryce Puszet, 18, who claimed the senior 200m backstroke trophy, along with a bronze in the 50m event.

Lyelle Kahaner, 13, powered to gold in the 50m breaststroke, while Amir Castronovo, 14, claimed silvers in the 100m and 200m breaststroke.

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