Swimmers in good form at ASA’s first weekend

Kimberley Swimming Club’s swimmers in the 9-14 age group have competed in the first weekend of the Notts ASA County Championships.

The full schedule of events saw plenty of Kimberley swimmers in action in a number of events.

Top six and final positions went to -

Jimmi Knowles - 1st 10yrs 50m fly, 2nd 9/10yrs 200m back and 200m freestyle and 3rd 9/10yrs 400m freestyle - gaining Midland District Qualifying times in the back and freestyle events; Eleanor Aboutorab - 2nd 10yrs 400m IM; Erin Dixon - 5th 10yrs 400m IM; Imogen Spouge - 3rd 9/10yrs 50m fly and 2nd 9/10yrs 200m freestyle; Charley Neilson - 3rd 13/14yrs 400IM and 1st 13/14yrs 200m breaststroke; Mathew Shipley - 1st 11/12yrs 400m free, 200m free and 200m backstroke - gaining a National Qualifying time in the backstroke, 2nd in the 50m back and 50m fly and 3rd in the 100m fly, 100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke; Ted Goonan-Dunne - 4th 9/10yrs 50m back.

Overall top ten positions, based on points from events completed in the different categories so far after the first weekend go to -

9yrs - Thomas Reeves 8th, Livia Kingsland 2nd, Jessica Shephard 3rd

10yrs - Jimi Knowles 2nd, Ted Goonan - Dunne 7th, Eleanor Aboutorab 2nd, Imogen Spouge 6th

11yrs - Joseph Kingsland 1st, Bradley Francis 3rd, Chloe Bis 3rd

12yrs - Mathew Shipley 1st

14yrs - Charly Neilson 6th

Jacqueline Jenkins-Wel competed in a number of multi-disability events over the weekend and came first in the multi disability 50m backstroke and 50 breaststroke.

Also last weekend, the National Junior Disability Championships took place at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.

Ten-year-old Kimberley swimmer Sophie Woodward had a superb day as she took part in the 10/13yr 50m breast, 50m back and 50m free and took the gold medal in all three events.