Newmarket Open – 3rd December 2016

On Saturday 3rd December we took a team of 33 swimmers to Newmarket to compete in their open event. It was an ideal opportunity for many of our swimmers to secure those ever important county and regional qualifying times and improve on current PBs. They certainly took advantage of the opportunity!

Overall we won 13 medals including 5 golds (Henry, Thomas and Faye), 5 silvers (Katimai, Frankie, Mia Y and Sam) and 3 bronzes (Frankie, Mia Y and Sam) so well done to them. Many swimmers were close to medals too and there were some phenomenal PB’s as well. For me the highlight of the night was Katimai’s epic 400m Medley. Not usually a popular event for anyone but especially memorable for such a young swimmer – I was exhausted just watching!

Mia Yates achieved a regional time and Henry, Frankie, Fin and Faye all gathered up some county times between them.

Thanks to Louise and Lisa for acting as team managers and David and Matt for coaching.