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Swimming News – Narrow victory for joint team

February 3rd, 2017
Charlie and Oscar, swimming captains who took part in their final senior fixture for the school.

The HMSG and MS swimming team took part in a senior gala v Clifton College at home (HMSG) on Thursday afternoon. Swimmers took part in races in the U18 and U16 categories, over a wide range of events. The Monmouth teams showed resilience and commitment, with stand-out individual swims from Izumi, Robbie, Dominic, Oscar and Raymond. Both age categories excelled in 4x25m Freestyle and 4×25 Medley relays. The winning team for U18 freestyle was Oscar, Charlie, Zelig and Dominic and the U16 Medley team was Izumi, Raymond, Harrison and Raymond. The final race, a 4×25 Canon was an exciting finish to the fixture, with two swimmers from each age category and gender taking part to form a team of eight swimmers. The boys’ Canon team was Oscar, Harrison, Robbie and Izumi who, together with their HMSG counterparts, swam to a nail-biting victory.

The final score was Clifton College 94; Monmouth School & HMSG 109

There will be fixtures for junior swimmers after half term.

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