FOUR young swimmers from Moorfoot Primary School in Gourock took part in the Brodies Scottish Schools Relay Competition.
The event was held in Edinburgh at the recently refurbished Royal Commonwealth Pool. Joe Watt, Adam James, Liam Watt and Sam Sharkey swam in the primary schools relay 4x50metre freestyle.
Adam James,Joe Watt, Liam Watt and Sam Sharkey.
Sam led off the relay with a great swim to put the team in second place after the first 50. Adam and Liam put in good solid performances to maintain this position and Joe took the anchor to finish in second place in their heat.
This was enough to ensure a place in the final qualifying in seventh place. The boys were delighted to make the final as this had exceeded their expectations at such a highclass meet.
They swam in the final going faster than they did in the heats and finished sixth overall. This was a great performance by the boys as there were schools competing from all over Scotland from Aberdeen to the Borders.
The boys had a great day and thoroughly enjoyed the experience of swimming in the Royal Commonwealth Pool which will host the diving for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014.
Head Teacher Sylvia Gillen was very supportive of this event and was delighted at the boys’ performance and how they represented their school at the competition.