Deepings records smashed

The latest sports news for the Hemel area
The latest sports news for the Hemel area

Twenty-five swimmers took to the pool in Sheffield for the Lincoln Vulcan Short Course Open Meet, producing 10 new club records for Deepings in one day.

First up in the 11 years age group was Jemma Housego who won the event and took the 200m IM club record down to 2.48.17 secs.

In the same event 16-year- old Isabel Spinley won her category and she too set a new club record with a time of 2.24.87.

Isabel went on to break not only the 50m fly record (29.39) during her 200m IM but also the 200m butterfly (2.17.68) and the 200m freestyle (2.08.91) record.

Jemma also took the 100m freestyle.07.60) record.

In the 12 years age group some excellent underwater work helped Katie Rundle win the 200m butterfly in a club record-breaking time of 2.39.86.

In the 14-year age group, sprint specialist Holly Leggott 
had a terrific swim in the girls 50m freestyle where she smashed her own club record in a time of 28.62 – making her the fastest junior in the club and third fastest overall.

Tom Adams dipped 
under 26 seconds for the first time to win his 50m freestyle in a time of 25.92, taking the previous club record which was held by Alex Thurston (26.12).

Tom went on to break 
the 100m.01.18) and 200m 
butterfly (2.17.98) records.

Full age group winners: Jemma Housego (200m IM, 100m freestyle); Isabel Spinley (200m IM, 200m fly); Katie Rundle (100m & 200m fly); Bailie Harrison (100m Fly, 200m breaststroke); Thomas Neal (100m backstroke); Chloe Jones (400m freestyle); Tom Adams (200m fly, 50m &100m freestyle); Bethany Eagle-Brown (50m freestyle); Holly Leggott (50m freestyle).

Second and third places: 
Joseph Lund (6), Katie 
Rundle (5), Thomas Neal (4), Chloe Jones (2), Emily McCann 
(2), Berri Harrison (2), Tom Adams (2), Jemma Housego 
(2), Bethany Eagle-Brown (2), Charlotte Youds, Harry 
Cardell, Jake Jungmann, 
Isabel Spinley, Kallum 
Penman, Jessica O’Herlihy.

Amy Tappern (400m F/C & 200m bk), Hannah Matthews 
(400m F/C), Phoebe Cardell (100m Bk & 100m fly) and 
Emma Wilde (100m fly) had County times for the first time.