IT WAS a weekend of strong performances for the swimmers of Tranent Amateur Swimming Club as they took part in the Warrender Junior Age Groups Meet.

The Saturday saw some of the club's younger swimmers put in a great showing across a number of distances.

The day started off brilliantly with personal best swims for all six of the club's swimmers in the 100m Individual Medley.

Ross Anderton, Molly Budgen, Layla Duke, Madison Hardie, Harvey Orr and Caitlin Peebles all improved on their previous best times, with Ross taking gold in the boys' event.

This would be just the first medal on a fantastic day for Ross as he followed his impressive performance in the Individual Medley with silver in the 50m Backstroke and 50m Breaststroke, and gold in the 50m Butterfly, 50m Freestyle and 200m Freestyle - gaining personal best times in five of the six swims.

Ross’ brilliant displays saw him recognised with the Top Boy award for the nine and under age group.

His teammates in the nine and under age group also put in great swims throughout the day, earning great personal best times in multiple strokes.

Harvey Orr followed up a nine-second improvement in the Individual Medley with improvements in the 50m Breaststroke, 50m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly, and 200m Freestyle in a number of top six finishes.

There were also improvements for Madison Hardie in the 50m Butterfly and 50m Breaststroke, and both Molly Budgen and Layla Duke in the 200m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke.

Molly’s performance in the 200m Freestyle saw her finish fourth, while Caitlin Peebles, Molly, and Madison all finished in the top six in a strong showing for the club in the 50m Breaststroke.

In the 10-year-old's age group, Libby Duke, Beth Taylor and Rebecca Taylor all put in strong showings following a good block of training.

All three girls posted personal best times in the 50m Backstroke, with Libby securing a bronze medal finish.

Libby also posted personal best times in the 200m Freestyle and 100m Individual Medley, earning top six finishes in both events as well as the 50m Breaststroke, Butterfly and Freestyle.

Teammate Beth Taylor, following a recent squad progression, also posted a personal best time in the 50m Breaststroke event.

The Sunday saw some the 11 and 12-year-olds take to the pool looking to continue the great performances from the previous day.

Charlotte Wright, Katie Anderton, Emily Rennie and Aimee McMillan started the day off for the club in the 200m Individual Medley, with Katie posting an 11-second improvement to her personal best time, while Charlotte, Emily, and Aimee all took part in the event for the first time, finishing with good times.

The girls continued with super swims throughout the day as Charlotte, Katie and Emily all swam new personal best times in the 50m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly, 200m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke, while Katie also earned an improvement in the 50m Freestyle, alongside teammate Aimee McMillan.

Rebecca Fenwick also enjoyed success, gaining new personal best times in the 200m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke.

There were also top six finishes for Charlotte in the 50m Butterfly and for Katie and Rebecca in the 50m Breaststroke.

Ellie Hardie and Connor Ferguson also had impressive displays throughout the day with Ellie earning new best times in the 50m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley, while Connor posted new personal bests in the 200m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke.

Head coach Ross Mathieson was pleased with the performances over the weekend.

He said: “We’re really happy as we’ve had a number of our Silver and Gold Squad swimmers in the pool this weekend and every single one of them has impressed.

"We’ve been working hard at training so to see medals, new personal bests and improved technique is really positive for us."