Kimberley swimmers rack up new personal best times

GOOD START -- by Ripley RASCALS swimmers.
GOOD START -- by Ripley RASCALS swimmers.

Kimberley Swimming club swam in their first gala on the 10th October in the Second Division of the East Midlands Arena League at Loughborough.

The team came sixth place, but all the swimmers had a fantastic positive attitude and produced some great swims and personal bests.

Finley Bunhejee won the 50m backstroke and Lauren Shipley won the 50m butterfly.

Ella Maher, Livia Kingsland, Jessica Shephard and Lauren Shipley won in the 9/11 years 4 x 50m freestyle relay.

There were some great swims from Matthew Jackson, Tom Ellis, Lewis Rounce, Matthew Fearn, Joseph Kingsland, Jimi Knowles, Matthew Shipley and Bradley Francis.

There were personal bests by Finley Bunhejee, Megan Hanson, Tyler Meads, Lauren Shipley, Matthew Fearn, Jimi Knowles, Imogen Spouge, and Molly Forrester. Other PBs in relay events included Will Francis, Bradley Francis, Lewis Rounce and Florence Orme. Special message to Will Francis and Emily Bettridge who travelled for relay events.