Bluefin Reign at “King”fisher gala


In an evening where the attention of the world was focused on the royal wedding, 19 majestic athletes represented Bluefin SC in a total of 55 memorable events. These gallant, distinguished, noble dignitaries included… Anthony, Billy, Brogan, Daniel, Diarmuid, Emily, Hannah, Isolde, John D, John S, Lauren, Lüc, Mark, Miriam, Pola, Samuel, Sara, Sarah and Thomas.

On this spectacular evening of performances, a grand total of 47 P.B’s were attained by our spectacular stars – and the team were decorated with a total of 25 medals – 8 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze.

This celebration was led by the princess of the night, Sara Maia Martins, achieving A-times in 100M Butterfly and 100M I.M. The newly crowned prince, John Shortt accomplishing both his first and second A-times in 100M Freestyle and 100M I.M. Truly momentous occasions for all involved.

Congratulations to Samuel who competed at his first ever meet. We look forward to seeing him swim again!

The club is immensely proud of these respectful, kind, fun-loving and committed wonderful young people.

Many thanks to Laser Swim Club for running an efficient, enjoyable gala. To the generous volunteers who offered their services for time keeping without having to be nagged! Parents, family and friends for the love and encouragement which make each gala a special milestone in your swimmers development. A special thank you to our coach Andrew for his wise words, advice, feedback and support to all our competitors.

Last but by no means least, to our very special swimming squad ye are inspiring individuals, thanks to each and everyone of you.

Team manager, Ger