Harrison, Leona and Sam earn recognition as Wisbech Swimming Club revels in fantastic County Championships showing

Harrison Smith.

Harrison Smith. - Credit: Archant

Wisbech Swimming Club’s prospects enjoyed stunning success at the 2015 County Championships.

Leona Ryan.

Leona Ryan. - Credit: Archant

After a month’s fine competition, Wisbech brought home a haul of ten gold, 15 silver and 13 bronze medals.

Harrison Smith was ranked first in the British Age Group Category awards for nine year-old boys, Leona Ryan took second in the British Age Group Category awards for nine year-old girls and Sam Smith third in the British Age Group Category awards for 10 year-old boys.

Lucy O’Neil won her event in the nine year-olds age group with a club record.

The club entered relay teams into 19 events, achieving its best result with third in the 4×50m 11 and under boys’ medley.

Sam Smith.

Sam Smith. - Credit: Archant

Looking back on the competition, head coach Greg Marsters said: “I’m very pleased with our results, from a very young collection of swimmers, some competing at this level for the first time.

“We delivered 119 personal best swims from 159 swims overall, which close to a 75 per cent success rate. It’s testament to the work the swimmers put in during their preparation.”

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