Pershore swimmers set for County Championships - The Evesham Observer

Pershore swimmers set for County Championships

Evesham Editorial 2nd Mar, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016   0

PERSHORE Swimming Club will be sending a record-breaking number of competitors to the 2015 Worcestershire County Swimming Championships at Wolverhampton Central Baths on the weekends of March 7/8 and March 14/15.

Thirty-five swimmers have achieved at least one County Qualifying Time in the Age Group Championships and two swimmers have qualified for the Masters Championships, competing in 276 individual events across the two weekends.

Six swimmers will be making their county debuts including Lewis Cribben (9), James Heeks (9), Gabriella Barry (9), Amelia Gearey (10), Caitlin Yates (11) and Owen Kirby (11).

Pershore achieved tremendous success at last year’s County Championships – winning 23 age group gold medals – with Megan Annis (11), Patrick Heeks (11), Simon Sweatman (12) and Isabella Woodcock (13) all looking to defend titles in various events from last year.

Other Pershore swimmers competing at the County Championships who have achieved one or more CQTs are Angus Jones (17), Cameron Leach (11), Christopher Vizard (13), Hamish Cross (11), Jamie Saunders (11), Kieran Cooper (11), Luke Perry (12), Ronan Williams (11), William Gearey (12), Alexandra Barry (11), Alexandra Dobell (17), Alice Hall (16), Amy Cooper (13), Amy Weston (13), Bethany Carter (15), Charlotte Downey (11), Hannah Woodcock (11), Isobel Cumming (12), Jasmine Franks (10), Jasmine Taite (14), Lauren Annis (10), Macey French (11), Naomi Marsden (12), Olivia Howard (11) and Tamara Marsden (10).

In the Masters competition, Pershore’s Helen Annis and Marie Porter will be competing in all the 50m sprint disciplines.

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