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4 Gold Medals and 1 Bronze for Scarlett at British Down Syndrome Championships, 18-19th Nov.


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What a fantastic weekend of racing Scarlett has had at the British Down Syndrome Championships at K2 in Crawley. Accomplishing the top podium position in the 11-16 year-old category for 200 freestyle, 50m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 50m breaststroke. In addition, her 100m backstroke time also ranked her 3rd over all age groups, gaining her the bronze medal in the open group. What an amazing achievement. Next stop is Turkey for Scarlett after she has been selected to compete at the World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in 2024 in Turkey. Straight back to training Scarlett !

Well done Scarlett!

This short course event was held at K2 Crawley and was open to swimmers with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) or Mosaic Down Syndrome. The meet had 4 age categories: Juniors (16/Under), Seniors (17-24), Masters 1 (25-34) and Masters 2 (35/Over).

In each of her races Scarlett achieved a PB, knocking a massive 19.40 seconds off her 100m Backstroke and 13.08 seconds off her 200m Freestyle and a 2.68 seconds off her 50 Freestyle.  The below pdf is a snapshot of the combined results for the Age Groups (16/Under) and all other Age groups (Open).