ASA NW Regional Winter (short course) Championships
Otters were well represented in the North West Regional Winter Championships with 8 of the top squad swimmers achieving qualifying times in multiple events. Despite being in the middle of heavy winter training, the swimmers were a credit to head coach Mark Smith and had a very successful weekend, winning 9 medals, achieving 8 PB’s and 4 qualifying times for the National Winter Championships.
Competing in the 16 and under age group were Aimee Banks, Alex Livingstone, Ben Winterburn, Ella Mounsey, Hannah Edwards, Holly Salisbury and Richard Mead. Between them they achieved a fantastic 13 top 10 placings, with Alex Livingstone highest placed, winning bronze in her favoured event 200m Backstroke.
Josh Thompson, competed in the 18yrs and over category and won medals in all of his 8 events, an impressive 4 of which were golds and he added 4 National qualifying to the 5 he had previously achieved.