Rushmoor retain Redwood Trophy with golden free routineApril 23, 2018
Rushmoor retained the iconic Redwood Trophy on day two of the Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Championships 2018 in Nottingham.
The Hampshire club won gold in both the Team Tech and Team Free events at Harvey Hadden Sports Centre to defend their crown with 140.5575 points.
The results also completed a hat-trick of golds in the team events, after victory in the Free Combination on the opening day of competition.
Rushmoor were good value for their gold in the morning’s Team Tech competition, improving half a point on their victorious performance from 12 months ago.
They received 68.7575 for their routine, finishing more than three points clear of second-placed Reading Royals.
Team Tech Results
|3||City of Bristol||0||64.8469||64.8469|
|5||City of Birmingham||0||60.1783||60.1783|
|6||City of Salford||0||59.7201||59.7201|
|7||City of Leeds||0||58.6198||58.6198|
Reading’s young team took the challenge to the defending champions again in the free routine, setting a score of 68.4000 for their Southern rivals to beat.
But Rushmoor were up to the task, scoring 71.8000 to win gold.
“We’ve been working so hard for this event since January when we put our new squad together,” said Rushmoor’s Danielle Cooper, who won the Shacklock Trophy at last year’s National Age Group Championships.
“We’ve been so focused on getting everything ready for this event and we’re really proud with how we’ve swum today.”
Team Free Results
|3||City of Bristol||0||67.8000||67.8000|
|4||City of Leeds||0||64.7333||64.7333|
|6||City of Salford||0||62.9000||62.9000|