YORKSHIRE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION
SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE/ JOHN CHARLES CENTRE FOR SPORT LEEDS
City’s swimmers had an outstanding series of Yorkshire Championships coming home with a plethora of medals and their best overall performance since 2011.
Swimming in the thirteen years age group Cameron Green utilized superb pacing to claim no less than thirteen Yorkshire titles!
His titles came in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke, 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle, 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke, 50m and 100m butterfly and 200m individual medley.
To round off an outstanding weekend he also went on to claim silver in the 200m butterfly.
Hermione Roe dominated the thirteen years age group events standing on top of the rostrum in no fewer than eight events and in doing so broke five club records.
Her wins came in the 200m individual medley, 50m and 100m butterfly, 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke and 100m and 200m freestyle.
She also claimed second spot in the 50m freestyle to round off an excellent series of swims.
Fifteen year old Archie Dunn claimed City’s other gold medal winning performance in the 50m butterfly. He also secured bronze medals in the 100m breaststroke, 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle.
Having recently qualified for the British Championships held in Edinburgh Samuel Naylor swimming in the seventeen years and over age group swam well paced races to finish in silver medal position in the 200m backstroke and bronze position in the 200m freestyle, 200m butterfly and 200m individual medley. His time of 2.08.61 in the 200m butterfly was a new club record.
Other medallists were Archie Minto with silver in the boys fifteen years 100m butterfly, Cameron Mander, silver in the boys fifteen years 50m breaststroke and Sophia Basaraba bronze in the girls thirteen years 50m backstroke.
The boys fourteen/fifteen years medley team consisting of Archie Minto, Archie Dunne, Cameron Mander and Harris Khaliq finished in silver medal place in a time of 1.58.32.
All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme under the guidance of coaches Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher.
City of Bradford Swimming Club