There was a full programme of 50 metre, 100 metre, 200 metre and 400 metre events as well as women’s 800 metre freestyle and men’s 1500 metre freestyle.
The standard of swimming was superb resulting in many records being broken during the course of the meet with outstanding performances from North Ayrshire swimmers to claim their share of these records.
Jennifer King (15) of Largs had an outstanding meet, swimming in a total of eight events reaching the A final of 400 metre individual medley, the B final of 100 metre and 200 metre backstroke, 200 metre individual medley and 400 metre freestyle.
This meet is open age group with qualifying times set in advance and is open to swimmers of all ages who attain the tough qualification times.
Some of the athletes that led the 2016 conferences included Rio Olympic bronze medallist Eilidh Doyle, Scottish international footballer Julie Fleeting, Scottish rugby union player Colin Gregor, former Olympic swimmer and Commonwealth Games double gold medallist Caitlin Mc Clatchey, and 2016 Rio Olympic silver medallist Robbie Renwick.
Many of our ambassadors are World Class athletes who Barrie personally sponsored in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Isla will also present the opening and closing speeches at the national conferences alongside sports development professionals and international athletes, welcoming the new Young Ambassadors for the 2017-2018 session.
She said: “I applied for the sportscotland Young Ambassador Conference Team with a hope of inspiring others to do their best, and also to show younger kids that you don’t have to be the sportiest or the most confident person to achieve what you aim to.