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Sutton crowned Division 1 Champions of the Nottinghamshire sports centre league
Sutton crowned Division 1 Champions of the Nottinghamshire sports centre league for the third consecutive year.

 

Sutton Swimming Club completed a Hat Trick of Championships at Hucknall Leisure Centre on Saturday 28th October 2017 when they were crowned Division 1 Champions of the Nottinghamshire Sports Centre League for the third year on the run.

In the final round of the 2017 competition Sutton earned 143 gala points on the night beating Calverton & Bingham SC who secured 134 points, Sherwood Colliery SC finished 3rd with 110 points and Falcon 4th with 98 points.

This final result meant that the Sutton team had completed a clean sweep of victories in this years competition by winning all 5 rounds. The overall league standings seeing Sutton crowned Champions with a maximum 25 league points, Calverton & Bingham finished runners up with 18 points, Sherwood were 3rd with 17 points, Falcon 4th with 9 points and Worksop in 5th place with 3 points.

Head Coach Lee Bunker stated, "I am so proud of each and every member of both our A and B squads this year. For a comparatively small size swimming club with only around 100 swimming members starting as young as 6 yrs of age then all involved with the Club should be equally as proud of our achievements. These results are only possible due to the hard work and commitment of all involved at the Club. For so many of our swimmers and their parents to regularly give up their Saturday evenings to be so committed to the cause is simply outstanding. It is one thing in sport to strive to be the best in any level of competition but the harder thing to do once you are at the top of your sport is to stay at the top and we have now done this for 3 consecutive years in this particular competition." ​