WEST FIFE swimmers Cara Smyth and Ollie Carter were in the medals during the recent National Short Course Performance Swim Championships.

The event, run by Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) and Scottish Swimming, saw four members from InCAS – Smyth, Kirsty Brunton, Cameron Hemphill and Cerys Venters Scott – and Carnegie Swimming Club’s Carter in action.

The impressive Smyth took home one gold and one bronze medal. Competing in the 100 metres backstroke, 400m freestyle, 100m breaststroke and 200m individual medley, the talented 15-year-old hit the top of the podium in the freestyle (5:23.45) and finished third in the backstroke (1:28.69).

Carter competed in four events, winning silver in the 100m butterfly in a time of 1:10.75. He also clocked 1:13.15 in the 100m backstroke, 1:19.83 in the 100m breaststroke and 59.60 in the 100m freestyle. Venters Scott clocked excellent times in the 100m backstroke, 50m freestyle, 200m individual medley and the 100m freestyle, while Brunton was fifth in the 400m freestyle, in 9:01.30.

Hemphill was eighth in the 100m breaststroke with a time of 2:32.52.