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News from the first gala of the year:

 

Harrogate Janus Meet at The Harrogate Hydro Pool.

It was fantastic results from the first competition of 2017 for the Brighouse swimmers.

Five swimmers from BSC represented the club at the Harrogate Janus Meet at The Harrogate Hydro Pool.

Cameron Price, Ben Bottomley, Poppy Layden-Fritz, Emily Layden-Fritz and Daisy Bottomley gave it their all in the pool with hard work at training

paying off.

It was a great weekend of pb’s and medals and achievements of Yorkshire times.

Poppy - 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 4 PB's and 1 Yorkshire Time in 50m Frontcrawl

Cam - 5 Gold, 4 Silver, 7 PB's and 1 Yorkshire Time in 200m Breaststroke: Ben - 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, 4 PB's and 1 Yorkshire Time in 50m.

Frontcrawl: Daisy - 1 PB, Emily - 1 PB.

 

A big well done to all five swimmers.

The 2017 Kirklees and District Championships Huddersfield Leisure Centre.

 

Seventeen swimmers from Brighouse attended and with their fantastic support of their families, made themselves known.

In the girls 9 and 10 year age group, youngsters Alicia Howells and Tailla Green-Moore gave fantastic swims in the heats of the 50m Breaststroke, at their very first competition. Alicia made her way to the final, placing 5th in her age group and 6th overall.

William Robinson also competing for the first time, swam his way to a final place in the Boys 9 and 10 year age group, he placed 8th in the final.

Jessica Stafford, Tegan Green-Moore and Julia Millington all secured places in the final of the girls 11 years 50m Freestyle. Julia finishing in Bronze position, third place and team mates Jessica fifth place and Tegan eighth place.

Megan Walch joined team mates, Emma, Ellis, Alicia and Laura in the Open 50m Freestyle which saw a few of our swimmers narrowly missing a finalist place.

Also swimming in his first competition, Luke Winterbottom went on to swim the final of the boys 11 years 100m Individual Medley. Luke was placed fifth overall.

In the older girls section, Laura Whittington and Evie Sales made the finals of the 100m backstroke in the 12 year age group. Laura placed winning the Bronze medal and Evie eighth wining a finalist ribbon.

Ellis Kaye swam her way to the final of the Open 100m Backstroke, placing fourth overall and Katherine Howells placed 5th in the girls 14 years 100m Breaststroke. Emma Sykes won the silver medal, second place in the girls 15 years 100m Butterfly event.

The older boys section, saw Oliver Blamires and Spencer Snowden place in the finals of the 13 years 100m Freestyle; Spencer winning a fifth place ribbon and Oliver the Bronze medal in third place. Oliver also went on to achieve sixth place in the junior section of the Open 100m Freestyle.

Cameron Price stormed the pool in the Boys 15 years 100m Breaststroke with a fantastic first place win. Cameron continued his wins with a third place overall in the Open 100m Freestyle final which also saw him Junior Champion of this event too.

And last but not least, our Masters swimmer Martin Squire won Gold in the Masters 50m Freestyle and sixth place overall in the final of the Open 100m Freestyle.

A huge well done to all of our swimmers, many of which were swimming in competition for the very first time. Head Coach Brian Smart was extremely impressed with his swimmers performance, however it is back to training, in preparation for Gala 2 which is, next Sunday at Huddersfield Leisure Centre.

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