Wisbech Swimming Club competitor Lucy Ryan claims two bronzes at British Gas ASA National Masters and Senior Championships

National Success for Wisbech Swimming Club,Lucy Ryan.

National Success for Wisbech Swimming Club,Lucy Ryan. - Credit: Archant

A Wisbech Swimming Club competitor won two bronzes medals at the British Gas ASA National Masters and Senior Championships at Sheffield.

Swimming breaststroke in the 40-44 age group, Lucy Ryan came third in the 100m (1.20.46) and 200m (2.54.48), setting personal bests in both disciplines.

Her 200m time is also a new Wisbech Swimming Club record.

Wisbech Swimming Club head coach Greg Marsters said: “Its great having Lucy working with us. She’s a very dedicated swimmer and sets a great example to the younger athletes at the club.”

Lucy’s nine-year old daughter Leona is also a keen and promising club swimmer, with several successful outings for the club teams behind her.


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Of their 17 first places, six each went to Sam Smith and Carl Purvey, while Lucy O’Neill took four and Jacob Rhodes one. The swimmers also came away with 17 second places and 11 thirds.

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