Stowmarket Swimmers Enjoy Success at Winter Regional Championships 2017

Manfred, Will, Calvin enjoying the Winter E.R. Championships

Manfred, Will, Calvin
enjoying the Winter E.R. Championships

Lijas Medal Presentation

Lijas Medal Presentation

Well Done Lija for winning Silver in the 50m Backstroke

Well Done Lija for winning Silver in the 50m Backstroke

Bethanys Medal Presentation

Bethanys Medal Presentation

Bethany Proudly displays her Gold and Silver Medals

Bethany Proudly displays her Gold and Silver Medals

The Winter Regionals this year was Long Course in preparation for The Commonwealths next year. This was held at UEA Norwich over the weekend of the 4th and 5th November ,This is mainly a Senior Competition with one set of qualification times ,  Stowmarket had 6 swimmers who qualified and represented the club ,  5 of the Top squad swimmers, Calvin Coe, Manfred Battle, Lija Radziunaite, Ella Dootson and William Handley along with S9 swimmer Bethany Levett.  All six swimmers performed very well , with Ella swimming in the 200m IM in her first ever Regional competition, Manfred swam superbly in a total of 8 events and made 2 finals in Backstroke , Calvin swam in a total of  6 events including the timed Final for 400m I.M. with most of his swims he achieved Long Course Personal Best times so was happy with his performances, Lija swam 5 events  and like Manfred  made 2  Backstroke Finals , with a Super swim in her favourite event 50m Back stroke storming to claim a Silver Medal .  Will  joined us on the Sunday where he swam 2 good performances  in the 200m IM and 200m Breaststroke.   Bethany was also in good form on Sunday when she  swam in the 50m Free and 100m Backstroke events winning a Silver  and Gold respectively. Well done to you all.