C & WD League 2012

C & WD League 2012

Truro City Swimming Club Competitive in Round 1 of the Cornwall & West Devon League 2012 … 

28th April

The Truro team journeyed in to Devon for Round 1 of the Cornwall & West Devon League Championships. The Championships which consists of 17 teams across Cornwall & West Devon competing, has a format of 3 rounds; the first 2 rounds are ranking meets where at the end of these rounds the top 6 ranked swim of for the shield in the third and final round.

The 2012 season saw the Truro team travel to Kingsbridge for the round 1meet, which also saw them also go head to head with Kelly College last years 2011 champions. For many of the younger club swimmers it was their first taste of competitive team swimming and it was great to see them hold their ow in the tough competition. The format of the team event follows a similar format to that of the National Arena Championships, where swimmers have a number of individual & team events.

With the team blooding many younger swimmers and others swimming up in the age groups the team performed well and brought great enthusiasm and noise to the meet finally finishing in 2nd place behind Kelly College wit a score of 166 points consisting of 1st (5), 2nd (18), 3rd (13) 4th (7), 5th (3) & DQ’s (1).

Round 1- point totals
Kelly College – 221
Truro – 161
Kingsbridge – 138
Torquay – 129
Tavistock – 109

Round 2 sees the Truro team on the road again travelling to Exeter on the 26th May to compete against Newton Abbott, Paignton, Torquay, Torridgeside & Dawlish.

Click for the Full Round 1 Overall Results & Rankings click <here>