Peterlee and Derwentside New Year Meet 2018

Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club were in action again at the New Year Meet 2018 hosted by Peterlee and Derwentside Swimming Clubs on 6-7 January 2018.

Some fantastic PBs (Personal Bests) were won together with medals. Huge congratulations to Neve Mason (15) who swam competitively for the first time in 2 years.

Neve, who has undergone extensive back surgery won a bronze medal in the 50 back with a time of 34.08 and just missed out on a medal with a 4th place in the 100m back. Both swims were fantastic achievements for her after such a long absence from competitive swimming. Ellie Sowerby (10) continued her winning streak with 3 golds in the 200m Individual Medley (I.M.), 200m free and 100m breast stroke. Ellie won 2 silvers in the 100m butterfly and 100m free and a bronze in the 200m back. Ellie was also delighted with 6 personal best times. Her greatest PB was swam in the 200m free where she took 10 seconds off with a resulting time of 2.42.88. Mason Bartlett (12) also swam PBs in the 100m and 200m free. Mason took 7 seconds off his 200m free with a time of 2:40.82. Lucy Randall (11) swam PBs in each of her 3 events the 100m free, 50m back and 50m fly. Lucy took 5 seconds off her 100m free with a time of 1.16.82. Katie Kerins (13) obtained 2 PBs in her 50 back and 100 free. Katie took 2 seconds off her 100m free. Sophie Liddell (10) won a silver in the 200m breaststroke and 2 PBs in her 50m back and 50m free. Emily Whitton (12) swam a PB in her 100m free.