Swimmers star in county champs

Last weekend saw Kimberley Swimming Club’s age group swimmers competing in the first weekend of the Nottinghamshire ASA County Championships.

An action-packed weekend of swimming saw some exceptional performances with many of the club’s members getting personal bests and podium positions.

Top six final positions went to-

Livia Kingsland – 1st girls 9/10 100m IM, 2nd 200m free, 1st 10yrs 400m IM, 5th 50m bre\stroke, 3rd 9/10 200m breastroke.

Mollie Wright – 1st girls 15 Yrs/over 200m free heat and 2nd in the final by two hundredths of a second, 1st 15yrs and over 400m IM.

Imogen Spouge – 5th Girls 11/12 100m IM, 4th 100m fly, 4th 200m free, 4th 11/12 400m IM.

Ben Barsby – 4th boys 15yrs/over 50m back, 5th 15yrs and over 50m butterfly.

Gemma Calder – 6th girls 17 Yrs/Over 100m Fly

Jade Calder 3rd 15/16 50m breastroke, 6th 15/16 200m breastroke

Matthew Jackson – 1st boys 9/10 200m free, 2nd 200m back, 2nd 9/10 100m IM, 2nd 9/10 50m butterfly.

Finley Bunhejee – 1st boys 9/10 50m back, 6th boys 9/10 200m free, 09/10 200m back, 1st 9/10yrs 100m IM, 1st 9/10 50m butterfly

Joseph Kingsland – 1st boys 11/12 200m free, 2nd 11/12 50m back, 1st boys 11/12 1500 free, 1st 11/12 200m back, 2nd 11/12 100m breastroke, 1st 11/12 100m IM, 3rd 11/12 50m butterfly.

Jimi Knowles – 1st boys 11/12 100m fly, 5th boys 11/12 200m free, 3rd 11/12 1500m Free, 4th 11/12 200m back, 1st 11/12 50m butterfly.

Matthew Shipley – 3rd Bboys 13/14 200m free heats and 6th in the final, 3rd 13/14 50m back, 3rd 13/14yrs 1500m free, 4th 13/14 200m back, 4th 13/14 50m butterfly.

Bradley Francis – 6th boys 13/14 100m fly,

Lauren Shipley – 6th girls 11/12 200m free

Other swimmers that swam achieving personal bests included; Matthew Fearn, Lewis Rounce, Megan Hanson, Isaac Morledge, Josh Wakelin, Tom Ellis, Ella Maher, Tyler Meads, Will Francis, Chloe Bis, Harry Stevenson, Amy Sheldon an Thomas Reeves.

The next round of competition is on Saturday, February 28.