Milly Widdop represented Hailsham Swimming Club at the Beckenham International Open Meet at the Crystal Palace National Sport Centre.
This level one event was a high standard competition with very tough qualification times.
Nine-year-old Milly qualified in the 11 and under age group and competed in the 50m breaststroke event.
Milly achieved 21st place and was one of only two nine-year-olds to take part during the day of racing. This competition provided her with valuable race experience and has inspired her to continue training hard to achieve her ambitions of swimming at national level in the near future.