Yarmouth juniors swim to Cape Cup success

In a Junior Gala for the Cape Cup on Saturday, Great Yarmouth Swimming club won with 136 points ahead of Dereham 120, Lowestoft & OB 108.

The girls the 8/u saw a first place for Lucie Ingham on backstroke, and a second in freestyle. Bethany Kemp was second in breaststroke and Lucy Gordon third in freestyle.

The 9/u saw two first places for Macey James (backstroke and breaststroke), Charlotte Barker (freestyle), and Hollie Haylett (fly) plus a first in backstroke for the 10/u. Winner in this age group was Hermionie Parker (freestyle). Molly Quarry in her first gala was third in fly. The 11/u saw a first in backstroke and a second in freestyle for Tamzin Freeman,and good swims from Natasha Mansfield Holly first in Fly, second in breaststroke.

The boys rivalled the girls with a first freestyle and a second in backstroke for Jacob Zanderbergen 8/u and two seconds for Jack Hartley freestyle, and breaststroke.

The 9/u boys Tommy Chandler was first in freestyle and a second in fly. Harry Grice with a fast time was a clear winner in the backstroke.


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Leroy Honey in a tight finish won the 10/u freestyle, and Ryan Webb led from the start to win the fly and a second in the breaststroke. At 11/u Joshua Ford had to be at his best to win the freestyle and was second in fly. Miles Houghton won the backstroke and was second in breaststroke.

To join the club ring Nigel 01493 377906.

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