County titles for Deepings swimmers

Deepings Swimming Club
Deepings Swimming Club

Deepings swimmer Alex Wray is the county champion in three events.

He took the 100m freestyle title in a time of 50.15, gaining a new county short course record as an 18-year-old.

Wray also won the 50m freestyle where he now holds the short course county record at the ages of 16, 17 and 18.

In the 100m breaststroke final Wray took gold in a time of 1.05.09.

One of the outstanding individual performances of the County Championships was provided by 14-year-old Tom Adams who won the 50m and 100m breaststroke, 200m IM and 200m butterfly plus silver in the 50m freestyle and 50m fly as well as bronze in the 100m freestyle.

Bethany Eagle-Brown led the way for Deepings with three golds, three silvers, one bronze and a handful of age group medals.

Emily McCann (14) set a new club record and took the 15-year-old age group freestyle title.

She won bronze in the 50m breaststroke and also came second in the 100m freestyle.

Bailie Harrison won silver in the girls 50m butterfly in a Midland time and new club record.

In the boys 1500m and the girls 800m events, all of the Deepings youngsters swam well but the two most notable 
performances came from Adams and Chloe Jones who were on dazzling form.

Adams won his age group and the junior championship title to bring home two gold medals.

Jones smashed her personal best times to finish second for silver medals in the junior championship and age group.

Age group medals were won by Joseph Lind, Benjamin Beedell, Eagle-Brown, Jones, Alexandra Cooper, Jessie Spooner and McCann.

Midland Qualifying Times were achieved by Adams, Beedell, Jones, McCann and Cooper to round off a great weekend for the club.