Bodmin Dragons were swimming for individual medals at the 1st Carn Brea Winter Invitational Open at Penzance on the 21st January and had another very successful day. 13 swimmers from Bodmin Dragons took part in this new event, to prepare for the 2012 Cornwall ASA County Championships and the 2012 Cornwall ASA Intermediate Gala in March.
Katie Randall  took first place in the 50 Butterfly, 100 Butterfly and 200 Butterfly as well as the 50 Breaststroke and the 100 Individual Medley [IM]; with all her times well within the qualifying times [QT’s] for the Championships.
Charlie Randall  was second in the 100 Freestyle and 200 Freestyle, climbing to first in the 400 Freestyle. She was also second in the 100 IM. All of her times were within the QT’s for the Championships, including the 50 Freestyle.
- Emily Pritchard  secured a QT for the Championships in the 50 Breaststroke and a QT for the Intermediates in the 100 Breaststroke.
- Juliet Wells  secured a QT for the 100 Breaststroke at the Intermediates.
Juntakereket  secured QT’s for the Intermediates in the 50
Breaststroke, 50 Freestyle, 50 Backstroke and 100 IM.
- Jodie Greenwood  secured a Championship QT in the 200 Backstroke.
- Scott Temple  was second in the 100 Breaststroke and secured Championship QT’s in the 50 Freestyle and 200 Freestyle.
- George Spencer  was first in the 50 Breaststroke and 100 Breaststroke, and second in the 50 Butterfly, 100 Butterfly, 50 Backstroke, 400 Freestyle and 400 IM. He secured Championships QT’s in all of his events, including the 100 Freestyle.
- Joseph Tibbetts  was first in the 100 Butterfly, 200 Butterfly and 200 Backstroke, and second in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle. He secured Championship QT’s in all of his events.
- Drew Burnard  secured Intermediate QT’s in the 50 Breaststroke, 50 Freestyle, 50 Backstroke, 50 Butterfly and 100 IM.
- Eddie Glover  secured Championship QT’s in the 50 Freestyle and 200 Freestyle, and Intermediate QT’s in the 50 Butterfly, 50 Backstroke and 100 IM.
- James Greenwood  was second in the 100 IM and secured Championship QT’s in the 100 IM and the 50 Butterfly.
- Daniel Watkins  was third in the 200 IM. He secured Championship QT’s 50 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle and 50 Butterfly, and an Intermediate QT in the 50 Breaststroke.
It was a very successful day for the Dragons.
Chris Spencer – Bodmin Dragons SC