Winter championship success for Evesham swimmers



First published in Sport

EVESHAM Swimming Club celebrated yet another successful winter championships at their presentation evening in Evesham Town Hall.

Swimmers of all age groups, from as young as seven all the way up to 57, participated in 10 events held throughout December.

They were rewarded with a staggering 253 personal bests and 32 new Worcestershire qualifying times.

Emelia Lambert, 13, and Amy Cooper ,12, both set nine girls' pbs apiece with seven of the latter's being county qualifying times.

For the boys, Thomas Castle, 15, recorded 10 new pbs and Kieran Cooper, 10, eight with four county qualifying times.

Sophie Pettit and Mollie Cresswell, both nine, bagged five and four new county qualifying times respectively. Luke Perry, 11, landed four new county qualifying times.

In terms of medals for the winter championship, Castle and Kieran Cooper dominated the boys' events with six medals apiece.

Chloe Mabbett and Amy Cooper starred for the girls with five medals apiece.

Medals are given to each age group winner and overall event winner.

Full results as follows:

Overall age group winners: GOLD 8 & Under: Emily Cairns and Ronan Dooey; 10 & Under: Mollie Cresswell and Kieran Cooper; 11/12 Years: Amy Cooper and Luke Perry; 13/14 Years: Bethany Carter and Oliver Denning; 15+: Chloe Mabbett and Thomas Castle; SILVER 10 & Under: Sophie Pettit and Jacob Goodall; 11/12 Years: Heather Castle and Benjamin McKenna; 13/14 Years: Martha Bailey, Emelia Lambert and Charlie Waites; 15+: Amber Rees and Ben Harris; BRONZE 10 & Under: Rachel Egan and Oliver Foster; 11/12 Years: Rebecca Brown and Ollie Gill; 13/14 Years: Hannah Dufty, Melissa Humphrey and Thomas Perry; 15+: Molly Hardwick; Overall Event Winners: GOLD Open 1,500m Free: Amy Cooper and Charlie Waites; Open 800m Free: Amy Cooper and Thomas Castle; 8 & Under Free: Emily Cairns and Daniel Goodall; 200m Breast: Chloe Mabbett and Charlie Waites; 200m Back: Chloe Mabbett and Charlie Waites; 200m Butterfly: Amy Cooper and Charlie Waites; 200m Free: Chloe Mabbett and Thomas Castle; 400m Free: Emelia Lambert and Charlie Waites; 13 & Under 400m Free : Emelia Lambert and Luke Perry; ; 200m IM : Chloe Mabbett and Thomas Castle; ; 400m IM: Amy Cooper and Thomas Castle; : SILVER Open 1,500m Free: Emelia Lambert and Thomas Castle; Open 800m Free: Bethany Carter and Thomas Perry; : BRONZE Open 1,500m Free: Eleanor Tarring and Toby Vale; Open 800m Free: Eleanor Tarring and Toby Vale; Best non Gold Medal Winner: Sophie Pettit and Ben Harris.


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