SWIMMING: Two clean sweeps and a whole host of medals as St Ives shine on county stage

PUBLISHED: 14:10 15 January 2018

From the left, Cathy Thomson (gold), Fran Crocker (silver) and Amy Coleman (bronze) after their St Ives clean sweep in the ladies 100m freestyle final.

From the left, Cathy Thomson (gold), Fran Crocker (silver) and Amy Coleman (bronze) after their St Ives clean sweep in the ladies 100m freestyle final.

Archant

St Ives Swimming Club talents collected 37 medals at the opening weekend of the Cambridgeshire County Championships.

Their fine haul at the Manor Centre in Whittlesey featured a host of victories and a couple of clean sweeps in ladies’ 100m events.

Fran Crocker led home clubmates Cathy Thomson (silver) and Elizabeth Ella (bronze) in the backstroke final, whereas Thomson triumphed over Crocker (silver) and Amy Coleman (bronze) in the backstroke showpiece. Thomson also won the 200m freestyle crown as well.

Bethan Endicott was the most successful St Ives swimmer on show with three gold medals in her age group. She also gained a silver and a bronze.

James Quinn, Janos Kadar, Toby Offord, Tom Davis and Jasmine Dearnley provided the other gold medals.

Ciara Taylor earned the best individual medal tally with six silvers, while other medallists were Evan Taylor, Tom Lucas and Ed Bird.

More news stories

Middlefield Primary Academy, in St Neots, has received a Royal Horticultural Society School gardening award.

14:41

A St Neots engineering and Construction Company is set to raise money for mental health charity.

12:00

Nearly 550 people have signed a petition calling for the opening of a link through a Huntingdon business park to create a second exit from the Hinchingbrooke area.

10:53

A jockey has been taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital with a head injury after a “horrible” fall at Huntingdon last night.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter