Swimming Success in London Last Week


In London last week, the RBAI swimming team of captain Sam Manley, Cai Armstrong, Ben Thompson, Jack McMillan and Daniel Hewitt retained the Otter Challenge Cup at St Pauls School in Hammersmith.olympicpark2016

On Friday morning at the London Aquatic centre in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the team were piped to the post by Reeds School in the Bath Cup. This was an  absolutely thrilling final with the Inst team recording a time of 3min41.45sec to secure silver in this most prestigious competition.

Our boys then returned to the pool on Friday afternoon where they powered to victory in the Otter Medley Cup with a winning time of 1min 50.30 seconds.


The swimmers have once again had an amazing season and we are all very proud of their success in London where they were competing against 75 of the leading Schools in the UK.