Both the Regional events have been a great successful for the clubs swimmers
The second weekend in Norwich saw Henry Newell aged 12 finishing Joint 2nd Top Boy in the 11/12 year age group – a fantastic achievement. Along the way Henry won Gold medals in 11/12 year old boys in both the 50m and 100m Freestyle and Silvers in 200m and 400m Freestyle. Henry also reached the event finals and finished 4th in 1500m Freestyle and both 100m and 200m Backstroke , 5th in 50m Backstroke and 8th in 200m Individual Medley. Henry also qualified to swim in 50m and 100m Breaststroke at the event. Thomas Allison aged 13 also impressively qualified to swim at the Regionals and swam strongly in 50m and 100m Butterfly and 400m Freestyle setting good Personal Best times in the process. Ciara Gill-Ryan had also qualified but unfortunately couldn't swim.
Ignacio Larghero (better known as Nezz) competed in the first weekend at Luton. He had qualified fo the 50m back (finishing 14th) 100m Fly (finishing 12th), 100 free (14th).
The highlights of the weekend were the 50m Free and 50m fly. Nezz had qualified for the 50m Fly with a time of 25.80 secs and not only did he qualify for the final but finshed in 6th place with a tine of 25.13 secs. The 50m Fly Fly was even more successful finishing 6th in the heats and then 5th in the final with a Pb of 28.16 secs.
Newmarket finished 14th out of 30th clubs medalling at the championships, congratulations on all the clubs swimmers and a special mention for and thank you to our Head Coach Annette