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Aquabears Summer Swimming Meet

Great Harwood Otter Swimming Club are having a fantastic season, now back in the 1st Division NELF league, all our swimmers are swimming their hearts out, and enjoying the opportunity to perform at this higher level again, and this good form our swimmers are in continued, when Head Coach Craig Lord and Team Manager Tracey Beswick took our largest number of Otter swimmers ever, to The Aquabears Summer Swimming Meet at Broughton Pool In Salford on July 2/3rd. Twenty Otter Club Swimmers competed aged from 9yrs to 14yrs old, Coach Craig Lord said “all our swimmers competed over both days at a consistently high level, all those training hours at our club really paid off we competed in 113 swims gaining our swimmers 75 P/Bs, I dont like to single any one out as there were some very pleasing powerful swims achieved over this weekend, but special mention must go to Elliot Norman, Ellie Ward, Saffron Fenton, Lucy Alexander and Matthew Sharpe who produced some blisteringly fast swims.

We won 35 medals (11 golds, 13 silvers and 9 bronzes) The swimmers who competed and helped the club to our biggest ever Medal haul were Jarvis Davies, Lucy Alexander, Madison Beswick, Eleanour Bolton, Megan Davidson, Saffron Fenton, Aaron Guy, Scott Davidson, Kara Layne, Elliot Norman, AlIce Roberts, Flynn O’Rourke, Emily Sharpe, Georgina Smith, Matthew Sharpe, George Taylor, Harvey Taylor, Ben Turland, Ellie Ward and Holly Williams.