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N & D Championships Report 2017

Over the weekends of the 4th/5th and 25th/26th February, 23 qualifiers from Durham City travelled to the Sunderland Aquatic Centre for the County Championships. After our great success in the Youth & Senior section in 2016 (6th overall) we looked at progressing our Age Group points total (98pts in 2016) this time around.

In total our swimmers came away with 3 Gold, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze, 11 x 4th place finishes, 30 x top 10s, a British leading time and an all-time county leading time!

GOLD (3)

Brooke Illingworth (50 Fly), Harry Nicholson (50 Free), Matthew Cairns (50 Back)

SILVER (5)

Matthew Cairns (50 Free, 50 Fly), Harry Nicholson (100 Back, 100 Fly), Ben Rutherford (MC 100 Back)

BRONZE (3)

Harry Nicholson (200 Back), Ben Rutherford (MC 100 Free, MC 50 Free)

4th Place

Brooke Illingworth (50 Back, 50 Brst, 200 IM), Leia Davison (400 IM), Harry Nicholson (200 Free, 50 Back, 100 Back, 50 Fly), Melissa Carter (200 Fly), Rosa Pollard Smith (200 Back), Thomas Graham (200 Brst)

Top 10s

Harry Nicholson (100 Brst, 400 IM, 200 IM, 400 Free, 50 Brst), Oliver Smith (1500 Free, 200 Back, 200 Fly), Rosa Pollard Smith (50 Back, 100 Back, 50 Free, 100 Fly, 200 IM, 50 Fly), Melissa Carter (400 IM, 100 Brst, 200 Brst), Brooke Illingworth (100 Brst, 200 Brst, 100 Fly), Leia Davison (100 Brst, 200 Fly, 50 Brst, 200 Brst, 200 IM), Joshua Royle (50 Back), Tom Brumwell (200 Back), Thomas Graham (200 IM, 50 Brst), Tom Jobling (50 Fly).

Also Competing

Benjamin Dowsett, David Dowsett, Isobel Fear, Sam Dunbar, Samuel Parrish, WilliamRobinson, Heather Wilkinson, Lucia Baker and Kate Morley.