KSC trio star for Nova

Mathew Shipley
Mathew Shipley

Three members of Kimberley Swimming Club appeared for the Nottinghamshire county squad, Nova Centurion, at the first weekend of the British Gas 2013 Midlands Age Group Champinships in Coventry.

Mathew Shipley, 11, Charly Neilson, 13, and Mollie Wright, 14, competed in a number of events and impressed throughout.

Mathew came third in the heats of the 10/11yrs 200m Individual Medley to make it to the final where he took the bronze medal.

In his other head declared events, Mathew (pictured) came first in the 1,500m free, second in the 200m free, fourth in the 100m back and fourth in the 100m breast.

In the heats of the 200m breaststroke, Charly came sixth to make it into the 13yr girls final where she came third, achieving a personal best in the process.