At this year’s LÅMØ, which was held from 5-7.Feb in five different regions (Nord – Harstad, Midt – Levanger, Vest – Stavanger, Øst – Sarpsborg and Sør – Hokksund), gathered 1167 swimmers aged 11 to 16 years in total.
In addition to promote and get the region’s most versatile swimmers, the competition has also been direct qualification for 13, 14, 15 and 16 year olds to ÅM which will be held in Mandal 1.-3. April. The 3 best 11 and 12 year olds nationwide will receive a diploma from the Norwegian Swimming Federation.
Vestbyen IL Svømming took a part in LÅMØ Midt Norge this year too, with 18 swimmers (10 girls & 8 boys) and achieved very good results both individually and as a team. We have won 21 medals total (3 gold, 9 silver and 9 bronze).
The following swimmers won medals on the competition:
Benedikte Holm Håheim won 3 gold medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze.
Sunniva Haugen won 2 silver medals.
Patricia Lysvoll won 3 silver medals and 1 bronze.
Tomine Hugaas Fjorden won 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
Jonas Johansen won 1 silver and 3 bronze medals.
Sindre Moldsvor 1 bronze medal.
Martine Selvik won 1 bronze medal.
The rest of this year’s LÅMØ participants from Vestbyen:
Ada Viken Refseth
Øyvind Holm Håheim
Thea Sofie Haugen
Emil Jystad perset
Helle Kvamme Larsen
Eilert Ørbog (got sick after 400m freestyle and unfortunately went home before competition end)