Medals & Personal Best Times for Tyldesley Swimmers at Wigan Distance & Development Galas

Well done and fantastic achievements by all swimmers who competed in the Wigan Distance & Development Gala at Wigan Life Centre.

The club had a total of 6 swimmers competing in the Distance Gala – Jenna Binks; Phoebe Grogan; Alex Hornby; Samuel Hornby; Madason Lawley and Thomas Maher.

Alex Hornby won the Gold Medal in the 200m backstroke (just missing his Lancashire County qualifying time by 1 second); Thomas Maher won the Gold Medal in the 200m Breaststroke; Samuel Hornby was 5th in the 200m Freestyle and 6th in the 200m IM; Madason Lawley was 6th in the 800m Freestyle; Jenna Binks achieved personal best time in the 200m Breaststroke and Phoebe Grogan achieved a personal best time in the 200m Freestyle.

In the Development gala which took place in the afternoon the club had a total of 21 swimmers competing with some of the swimmers competing in a gala for the very first time.

The swimmers achieved 7 Gold; 7 Silver and 7 Bronze medals and all swimmers achieving personal best times. For a number of swimmers this was the first time they had competed in any gala.

In the 11 year age group we saw

  • Phoebe Grogan achieved Gold Medals in the 50m Butterfly and 50m Freestyle; Silver Medal in the 50m Backstroke all in personal best times.

  • Charlie Mountford achieved Gold Medal in the 50m Freestyle; Silver in the 50m Backstroke and 4th in the 50m Butterfly

  • Charlie Johnstone achieved Gold medal in the 50m Butterfly; 50m Backstroke; Bronze medal in the 50m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke all in personal best times.

  • Ella Meskell achieved Silver medal in the 50m Butterfly; Bronze Medal in the 50m Backstroke; 5th place in the 50m Freestyle all in personal best times

  • Tegan Davies achieved Bronze Medal in the 50m Breaststroke; 9th place in the 50m Freestyle all in personal best times

  • Isobel Tipple achieved 5th place in the 50m Backstroke; 8th in the 50m Freestyle; 9th in the 50m Butterfly; 10th in the 50m Breaststroke in personal best times

  • Katie Harrison achieved 9th place in the 50m Breaststroke and personal best time in the 50m Freestyle.

  • Ethan Cannon achieved 7th place in the 50m Freestyle; 8th place in the 50m Backstroke and personal best times

  • Tyler Mercer achieved 5th place in the 50m Breaststroke; 7th place in the 50m Backstroke; the 8th in50m Butterfly and personal best time in the 50m Freestyle.

  • Daisy Anderson swam personal best times in the 50m Backstroke and 50m Freestyle

In the 10 year age group

  • Jenna Binks achieved Gold Medal in the 50m Breaststroke; Silver in the 50m Butterfly and 50m Freestyle; 6th place in 50m Backstroke.

  • Joseph Roxburgh achieved Silver Medal in the 50m Freestyle; Bronze Medal in the 50m Butterfly; 4th place in the 50m Breaststroke and 6th place in the 50m Backstroke

  • Oliver Marsden achieved a Bronze medal in the 50m Breaststroke; 5th place in the 50m Backstroke; 6th place in 50m Butterfly; 7th place in the 50m Freestyle all in personal best times

  • Bethany Pendlebury achieved a Bronze Medal in the 50m Breaststroke; personal best time in 50m Freestyle.

  • Oliver Carter achieved 6th place in the 50m Breaststroke and personal best times in the 50m Butterfly; 50m Freestyle; 50m Backstroke.

  • Olivia Redford finished in 9th place in the 50m Breaststroke; personal best time time in the 50m Freestyle

  • Chloe Smith achieved personal best times in 50m Breaststroke; 50m Freestyle and 50m Backstroke

In the 9 year age group

  • Ryan Cottam achieved 9th place in the 50m backstroke; 10th in the 50m Freestyle all in personal best times.

In the 8 year age group

  • Jack Mountford achieved a Gold Medal in the 25m Breaststroke; Silver Medal in the 25m Freestyle and a Bronze Medal in the 25m Backstroke

  • Ada Cox achieved 6th place in the 25m Freestyle; 8thin the 25m Breaststroke and 25m Backstroke all in personal best times.

  • Aniko Beharrie achieved personal best times in the 25m Breaststroke; 25m Freestyle and 25m Backstroke

Full results can be found on https://wiganswimming.co.uk/wigandev2020/

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