Surrey County “Skills” Championships

Feb 16, 2017 | Competition Results, News

New Divers Shine at Surrey Skills

Palace Diving entered a large team of 29 divers for the Surrey Skills in Guilford.  For the majority of the children it was their first major competition outside of Crystal Palace and there were some terrific results with eight medals including 3 x Gold, 3 x Silver and 2 x Bronze.  As important was the experience gained by our “competitive newbies”


Gold x 3: George McAree, Indie O’Regan & Brooke Ryan.

Silver x 3:Isabelle Parkinson, Iliana Ali & Bridget Brailsford.

Bronze x 2: Sophie Sinclair & Levi Meara-Gomes

Top 10’s x 12: Betsy Smith (4th), Maximillian Lorke (4th), Charley Tovey (5th), Zara Turkel (5th), Luke Yang (6th), Izzy Edgar (6th), Harry Cox (6th), Samuel Kempster (7th), Isla Smith (8th), Alex Hill (8th), Phoebe Morgan (10th) & Olivia Alderton (10th),

Top 20’s x 8: Arwen McCormack (12th), Ellie Jones (12th), Ingrid Brailsford (lucky 13th), Sofia Roberts (15th) Audrey Mallari (17th) Mia-Rainbow O’Regan (18th), Flora Kay (19th) & Emily Gilmour (20th)

Placings: Isabelle Snyman (22nd)

Click here for Surrey Skills simple results Jan 2017

Well done to all… Please note: the key qualifier competitions & Preparation Camps we have organised to better prepare our novice divers for National Skills which will be at the Olympic pool 21-23 July:  

  • Gavin Brown Competition in Southampton on 5th March
  • East Region Skills and National trial‘1st qualifier attempt” 25th March
  • Easter Week 1 – National Skills Preparation Camp 2
  • Easter Week 2 – National Skills Preparation Camp 3
  • Kent County Skills and National trial“2nd qualifier attempt” – Tunbridge Wells on 7th April
  • May half term – National Skills Preparation Camp 4
  • South East Region Skills and National trial“3rd and final qualifier attempt” 11th June
  • Final intensive preparation training day for Nationals on Thursday 20th July