Winners keeping it in the family

PUBLISHED: 12:59 02 February 2007 | UPDATED: 22:33 28 May 2010

WISBECH Swimming Club competitors recorded 15 personal best times at the Mendi s Trophy Gala on Saturday, helping their team to a third place finish. Brother and sister Dale and Helen Brown both won their individual medley events. Helen set a personal bes

WISBECH Swimming Club competitors recorded 15 personal best times at the Mendi's Trophy Gala on Saturday, helping their team to a third place finish.

Brother and sister Dale and Helen Brown both won their individual medley events. Helen set a personal best in the 100m and Dale led the field home in the 200m race.

Helen continued to shine by winning the under-13 100m butterfly in a personal best time, and there were first place swims from Ellen Williams in the under-13 100m breaststroke and Matthew Jakeman in the under-15 100m breaststroke.

The team maintained pressure throughout the gala by recording many second and third places.

First places: Helen Brown - under-13 100m individual medley (pb) and under-13 100m butterfly (pb), Ellen Williams - under-13 100m breaststroke, Matthew Jakeman - under-15 100m breaststroke, Dale Brown - open 200m individual medley.

Second places: Anna Clifton - under-11 50m freestyle, Lee Clarke - under-11 50m freestyle (pb), Sarah Knight - under-11 100m individual medley (pb) and 50m butterfly, Ellen Williams - under-13 100m backstroke, Jamie Sheldrick - under-13 100m butterfly (pb), Ellen Williams, Anna Clifton, Sarah Knight and Helen Brown - under-13 free relay, Ryan Johnson - under-15 100m freestyle, Rosie Manning, Ellen Williams, Jessica Jefferies and Helen Brown - under-15 free relay, Solomon Prestidge - open 100m backstroke and open 100m freestyle.

Third places: Jake Hopkisson - under-11 50m breaststroke (pb) and under-11 50m backstroke, Jake Hopkisson, Rory Willis, Harry Johnson, Lee Clarke - under-11 free relay, Jamie Sheldrick - under-13 100m backstroke (pb), Sarah Knight - under-13 100m freestyle (pb), Thomas Kelly - under-13 100m freestyle (pb), Thomas Kelly, Jake Hopkisson, Harry Johnson and Jamie Sheldrick - under-13 free relay, Ryan Johnson - under-15 100m butterfly, Helen Brown - under-15 100m breaststroke, Ryan Johnson, Matthew Jakeman, Thomas Kelly and Sam Johnson - under-15 free relay, Dale Brown - open 100m breaststroke, Dale Brown, Ross Stannard, Thomas, Solomon Prestidge - open free relay.

Other competitors: Victoria Bradford, Annabel Van Daalen, Jodie Hopkisson, Sophie Robinson, Kate Newton and Leanne Mohhammed.

Final points: Grantham 189, Dereham 154, Wisbech 136, Chatteris 127, Norwich Swans 102.


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