SWIM ENGLAND NORTH EAST REGION
AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS
SUNDERLAND AQUATIC CENTRE
City’s swimmers produced some outstanding performances to come home with a plethora of medals and club records galore from the regional meet held in Sunderland.
Hermione Roe dominated the 11/12 years girls events winning an impressive nine gold medals along the way. Her victories came in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke, the 200m individual medley, 50m and 100m butterfly, and 50m 100m and 200m freestyle events. Her performances gained her club records in the 50 and 100m breaststroke, 50m and 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle.
In the same age group backstroke specialist Sophia Basaraba clinched gold medals in the 50m and 200m events and bronze in the 100m event. Her 50m and 200m times were both new club records for her age group.
Fourteen year old Cameron Mander powered to victory in the 50m breaststroke in a new club record of 33.59.
The depth of talent in the eleven /twelve year age group also shone through in the boys events when Cameron Green hit the medal winning trail placing second in the 50m breaststroke and 50m butterfly and third place in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, 100m breaststroke, and 200m individual medley, His two 50m silver medals also collected him club records as did his fourth place finish in the 200m breaststroke.
Archie Dunne swimming as a fourteen year old produced a lifetime best of 27.83 to take silver in the 50m butterfly. He also claimed silver in the 50m breaststroke and a club record of 30.89 in the 50m backstroke which placed him in sixth place.
Bringing up the rear in the medal stakes was fourteen year old Archie Minto of Ilkley. He secured silver in the 200m butterfly in a new club record and bronze in the 100m butterfly.
Green, Dunne, Minto and Mander all secured further top ten finishes at the meet. Other swimmers competing at this level were Ella Stabler, Maisie Dunne, Poppy Anderson, Isabel Beaty, Fraser Buxton and Harris Khaliq.
City now look forward to the English and British National Championships to be held later this summer with confidence.
All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme under rhe guidance of Coaches Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher.
City of Bradford Swimming Club.