NERs and Winter Yorkshires 2017
Post date: 02-Nov-2017 18:10:06
NERsBen Wright took the gold medal in the gruelling 1500m swim – a PB for Ben, touching in 17.24.77. Congratulations Ben!
Madison Johnson swam 9 events and PB’d in every one! Madison took 4th place in the 100IM with a time of 1.12.29 – amazing job Maddie!
Yorkshire Championships – John Charles, Leeds
The first weekend of the Yorkshire champs saw our younger swimmers compete in a total of 26 events. Well done to Madison, Andrew, Callum, Dzulija, Nicholas, Meagan and Thalia for qualifying for your events! Between the group they totalled 8 top ten places – earning themselves the coveted finalists caps!
Yorkshire Championships – Ponds Forge
Next came the turn of our older swimmers competing in the Yorkshire champs at Ponds Forge. Not wanting to be outdone by the younger members of the club – they put in a great performance! Adam, Millie, Jack, Lois, Amber, Marise, Joseph, Leah, Simon, Ajay, Casey, Chantelle, Harvey, Ben, Tom and Ben Wright made up the powerful Armthorpe contingent. Once again Armthorpe featured prominently in the top 10 positions. Medals went to Harvey – gold in 50 free with a time of 24.72; silver in 100 free in 54.82 and bronze in 50 fly – 27.65! Wow! Millie won silver for 50 breast in a time of 35.14! Fantastic. Well done to all swimmers!