Newmarket Masters Gala – 23rd April 2017

The Newmarket Masters Gala was our second masters gala of the 2017 season with  Felixstowe being represented by Gemma, Adam and myself. The standard was very high with swimmers from 42 different clubs across the eastern region and midlands. Not surprisingly the home team Newmarket was very well represented by 14 swimmers including ex-Felixstowe swimmer Alice Theobald, as was nearby West Suffolk which had 13 swimmers.   For “Team Felixstowe” Gemma won a fantastic hard earned Gold in the 400m freestyle and also netted an additional 3 bronze medals. Adam won a gold for his impressive swim in the 50m fly and also another bronze.  I brought home a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke.   We supported and encouraged each other and there was a great atmosphere throughout this well-organized annual event that I would recommend to any masters swimmer.  We would like to thank all the folks who have wished us well and to the coaches who have given has so much help and advice during our training.  We are looking forward to our next galas of the season.

(Report by Jon Wills)

Please see the results of this meeting. Masters Newmarket gala – April 2017 – results session 1-6  Masters Newmarket gala – April 2017 – results session 2-6