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Solihull's Blythe Barracudas triumph at Boldmere gala

BLYTHE Barracudas Swimming Club secured an emphatic win at the Boldmere Junior Gala held at the Wyndley Leisure Centre, Sutton Coldfield.

BLYTHE Barracudas Swimming Club secured an emphatic win at the Boldmere Junior Gala held at the Wyndley Leisure Centre, Sutton Coldfield.

It was the first gala of the year and a successful one for new head coach, Brian Cooke.

Blythe’s young swimmers dominated proceedings winning 23 out of the 51 events and achieving a total of 60 personal best times, including relay events.

For the boys, Tom O’Hanlon achieved an impressive double with wins in the 11 and under 50m butterfly and freestyle events.

Rory Jones also managed a first place for the 11 and unders in his 50m backstroke event.

There was a first place for Jack Wilson in the 12 and under 50m breaststroke and 10 year old Thomas Jones won his 50m freestyle event. Excellent swims saw nine year olds Freddie Truman win the 25m freestyle to round off a great night for the boys.

There were some fine performances from the girls with Rosie Breslin winning her 50m freestyle event for the 11 and unders and Scarlett Flynn achieved a first in her 10 year old 50 breaststroke event.

Charlotte Rigg won the 10 year old 25m butterfly and Beth Gowing secured another first in her 10 year old 50m backstroke.

 

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