Swimming: Saffron Seals success at Essex County Championships

PUBLISHED: 12:48 16 April 2014

Saffron Seals put in some very good performances at Essex County Championships.

The event was held at the Basildon Sporting Village over three weekends (February 15-16, March 15-16 and March 29-30) and Seals swimmers were present at all three.

The overall results were very good for the Saffron Walden club with four swimmers reaching the finals – Rose Wilkinson (50m backstroke), John Boyle (reserve for 100m backstroke), Grace Mellor (100m breaststroke, and placed fourth in 50m breaststroke), and Zach Haynes (50m freestyle).

A tally of 27 personal best times were also amassed – Christian Channer (freestyle), Gaia Clark-Ward (butterfly, freestyle, IM), Phoebe Dowson (freestyle), Zach Haynes (breaststroke, freestyle), Aaron MacDermott (backstroke, freestyle), Lauren McAuley (freestyle), Grace Mellor (backstroke, 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke), Alice Rogers (backstroke), Oliver Rogers (freestyle), Emma Sarginson (freestyle), Jack Stanton-Stock (breaststroke), Claire Stockton (freestyle), Lee Watts (freestyle), Rose Wilkinson (backstroke, butterfly, freestyle, IM), Nathan Wright (backstroke, freestyle), Isla Yarrow (backstroke).

The new season of open meets now begins which will enable swimmers to gain qualifying times for next year’s county championships. The first of these will be the Cambridge Open held at Kelsey Kerridge in July.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Saffron Walden Reporter visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Saffron Walden Reporter staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Saffron Walden Reporter account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 06:00

A teenager from Newport is recovering after being struck down with a potentially fatal syndrome affecting just one in a million people.

Yesterday, 11:07

Uttlesford District Council has mapped out an illustrated route to help residents understand its future development proposals.

Wed, 16:49

A Suffolk footballer who lost both his legs in a horrific hit and run crash has fulfilled his ambition of walking down the aisle on his wedding day.

Wed, 12:58

After weeks of drama, tears, and a nail-biting final, the stars of ITV2’s Love Island returned to Stansted Airport yesterday.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Saffron Walden Reporter e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter