Good swims from KSC

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Kimberley Swimming Club competed in the final of the Notts ASA Stage Three Gala against tough competition last weekend.

Facing Leander’s A & B teams, Calverton & Bingham SC, Sherwood SC and Mansfield SC, Kimberley finished in fifth place which was a good performance given the standard of opposition.

Mathew Shipley got Kimberley’s only first place in the 12 and under 100m IM and also two personal best times, with other personal bests achieved by Charly Pink, Bradley Francis, Mollie Wright, Katie Horner, Megan Littlewood and Ben Barsby.

Sunday saw a small group of Kimberley swimmers compete in a number of events at the Retford Open Meet at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

Among the race winners were Ted Goonan-Dunne, Gemma Calder, Jade Calder and three victories for Ben Barsby.

Top six finishes went to Ted Goonan-Dunne (3), Eleanor Aboutorab, Aiden Williamson (4), Charly Pink, Jade Duffy (3), Callum Williamson (4), Gemma Calder (4), Jade Calder (4) and Annaleise Howell.

Also competing at the event for Kimberley were Lauren Neild, Tanisha Howell, Anya Deegan and Katie Horner.