Swimming: March Marlins make a splash at Newmarket

Some of the March Marlins who competed at Newmarket

Some of the March Marlins who competed at Newmarket - Credit: Archant

March Marlins had plenty to celebrate at the Newmarket Open meet at the weekend.

The squad combined for 59 personal bests, three regional qualifying times and second place among visiting clubs, after some fine displays.

Connor Rickard and Rebecca Jordan set personal bests in all of their races, as Weronika Mikolajewska set eight bests in 11 outings to take seven golds.

Thea Hanley and Una Ansone both came away with seven personal bests and medals, while Chloe Cook, Sam Smith, Reece Simpson, Olivia Tunley and Tom Hanley all had first places.

Hanley went on to achieve a first regional time in the 50m breaststroke, as Luke Ruggles got his in the 100m.

Ansone achieved hers in the 100m backstroke.

Further personal bests went to Tunley, Theo Liversedge, Harry Smith, Cook, Simpson, Luis Souto Hill, Ruggles, Hanley and Molly McGowen, as Harry Rayner, Hannah Jordan and Dan Riches competed well.

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