First Strokes add to growing medal tally

William Steel and Hetti Vanterpool shine at Cambridge Open meet

SWIMMERS from First Strokes capped a fine 2011 so far by winning more medals at the recent Cambridge Open meet.

Hetti Vanterpool pulled two personal best times out of the bag to win gold medals in the 10-year-old 50m breaststroke and the 50m freestyle.

William Steel, meanwhile, produced a bronze medal winning performance in the nine-year-old 50m freestyle while there were also a number of other outstanding swims.

Matthew Titman was fourth in 50m freestyle and fifth in 50m butterfly, with Judith Jarvis sixth in 50m freestyle, sixth in 50m backstroke and eighth in 50m breaststroke.


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Deborah Jarvis was seventh in 50m freestyle, Donald McGarva seventh in 50m freestyle while Cullan Smy also recorded seventh-placed finishes in the 50m freestyle and 50m fly.

Elsewhere, Kerry Baird was 10th in 50m freestyle and Ellie Rogers ninth in 200m IM and 10th in 50m fly.

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Also competing were Eleanor Bissell, David Bissell and nine-year-old Hanna McGarva, who all swam remarkably well in what was, for them, their first ever open meet.

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