North East Regional Swimming Gala

North East Regional Swimming Gala - 3rd-4th November 2018The North East Regional Short Course (25m) swimming gala was held at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield over the weekend of 3rd/4th November 2018. A total of six swimmers from Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club qualified and every athlete achieved at least one personal best (pb).

The competition was between swimmers representing teams including Sheffield, Leeds and Hull, to name a few.

Our swimmers swam extremely well competing against some of the fastest swimmers (in their age group) in the country. It was a wonderful return to form for Neve Mason who achieved a pb in the 100m breast stroke in a time of 01.21.51. Jessica Maughan also continued to take time off her 200m breast stroke with a new time of 02.57.85. Joseph Dobson achieved pbs in the 50 and 100m breast stroke. Ryan Baker and Thomas Power swam pbs in the 50m breast stroke. Annabel Cooper was very pleased to take 5 seconds off her 400m Individual Medley with a new time of 05.33.96. All six athletes swam extremely well and many thanks to all of the Coaches.