St Ives Swimming Club

A Competitive Cambridgeshire Swimming Club 

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East Region Inter Counties

Liz Taylor

Ollie, Fran, Ciara and James represented St Ives in the selected Cambridgeshire team for the East Region Inter Counties at Norwich UEA 50 metre pool on Sunday.

Six Counties, Cambs, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex all competed in this fast and dynamic meet. Cambridgeshire finished 4th overall.

17years plus Mens Medley Relay a great win for the Male Team including Ollie Fitt, starting off on the backstroke and coming in ahead of the other 5 swimmers to give his team the winning edge.  He also swam 23.9 second in the Mens Freestyle Relay team, the fastest of the quartet to gain a second place by a whisker from 1st.

15/16 Mens individual 100 metres breastroke James Quinn stormed to the Gold position in a time of 1.08.02 (Inside the qualifying time for next years British Champs & Olympic trials in London for 15/16 year olds). This was straight after the 15/16 Mens Medley where he swam 29 seconds for 50 Breastroke and the 15/16 Mixed male and Female medley where he also swam 29 seconds for 50 breastroke.

Fran Crocker swam superbly in the 17 years plus female relay teams who achieved 4th places in both the Medley and Freestyle.

 Ciara Taylor also swam in the Cambridgeshire Relay teams on Butterfly and Frontcrawl with impressive displays in both, however both teams achieved 4th and 6th respectively in the competition.

With a plethora of individual swims, male and female and mixed relays throughout the afternoon it made for a close and intense competition for all the Cambridgeshire athletes involved.