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Good times for Otters

PUBLISHED: 10:31 30 July 2009 | UPDATED: 15:19 07 July 2010

This year seven Dereham Otters achieved qualifying times for the East Region Youth Championships and BAGCAT championships.

This is the more than the club has had qualify before, a great achievement for the swimmers and their coaching team.

This year seven Dereham Otters achieved qualifying times for the East Region Youth Championships and BAGCAT championships.

This is the more than the club has had qualify before, a great achievement for the swimmers and their coaching team.

In May, Laura Jones and Chris Searle swam at the UEA Norwich in the East Region Youth Championships. Chris Searle finished 19th in 50m freestyle and 21st in 100m freestyle and Laura Jones finished 13th in the 50m breaststroke.

In June at the BAGCAT championships at the UEA Lauren Burton finished 16th in 200m backstroke, 21st in 200m freestyle, 19th in 100m backstroke, 22nd in 200m individual medley and 28th in 100m freestyle, Isabel Holmes finished 20th in 200m breaststroke and 15th in 100m breaststroke, Hannah Lennox finished 11th in 100m butterfly and 24th in 100m freestyle, Ben Whitbourn finished 22nd in 200m freestyle, 26th in 100m freestyle and 5th in 100m backstroke and Jed Snell finished 3rd, winning a bronze medal, in 100m breaststroke.

They were all presented with their certificates and medals at a club gala night by the chairman of the Norfolk ASA Kevin Rumsey.


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