West Norfolk Swimming Club Juniors retained the Junior Fenland League title after a win in the ‘C’ final at Bottisham. After five rounds, beginning in March 2018, West Norfolk Swimming Clubs younger athletes aged 13 and under tasted victory in the ‘C’ final of the Junior Fenland League, a team competition, at Bottisham on 20th October.
Their score of 163 points over the 45 races on the day gave them victory to win the gala and the league.
On the day they finished 11 points clear of second placed Bottisham and 31 points ahead of third placed St Neots swans. Mildenhall and Chatteris finished fourth and fifth.
Overall WNSC placed first in the league with 720 points, ahead of St Neots swans (606), Bottisham (555), Mildenhall(556) and Chatteris (401).
West Norfolk swimmers who won their individual events were:
Harry Johnson, 12/U 100m individual medley;
Daniel Grimmer, 13/U 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly;
Thomas Arthur Jagger, 9yrs 50m freestyle;
Mia Halls, 10/U 50m breast stroke, 11/U 50m breaststroke;
Jack Sharpe 11/U 50m butterfly, 11/U 50m breaststroke, 12/U 50m breaststroke, 12/U 50m; backstroke
Josh Parker, 11/U 50m freestyle;
Elyn Lauder, 11/U 50m freestyle;
Chloe Liddell, 13/U 50m butterfly;
Erin Curl (Captain) 13/U 100m Individual Medley.
Head Coach Sarah Vanderloo said: ‘This was a fantastic result for the younger swimmers in the club, which came about from their commitment and consistency over the course of the 5 team galas over 7 months since March. There’s no room for complacency now then, as they will focus firmly on the county championships coming up in January’.
Thomas Jagger, Josh Parker, Jack Sharpe, Thomas James, Daniel Grimmer, Erin Curl, Elyn Lauder, Libby Collins, Eloise Collins, Mia Halls,
Harry Johnson, Chloe Liddell, Pemberley Hornigold, Olivia Skittrell, Alfie Ellis,