World Masters Championships Round Up
East Leeds squad
22nd August 2017

The World Masters Swimming Championships have now finished and 15 East Leeds swimmers have returned home from Budapest after a successful few days of competition in Budapest. 

The final East Leeds medal tally was 1 x GOLD, 5 x SILVER, 1 x BRONZE and 4 x 4th-6th. We also achieved a further 7 x top 10 and 17 x top 20 placings and 4 of the relay teams set new British Records.  

This was a fantastic set of results, congratulations to all swimmers taking part. The full list of competitors was:

  • Alistair Crawford
  • Chris Knee
  • Gail Daffern
  • James Barwick
  • James Warren
  • Julie Hoyle
  • Karen Graham
  • Katie Purcell
  • Kyran Parker
  • Nick Parkes
  • Nina Williams
  • Phil Pratt
  • Philippa Rickard
  • Richard Jagger
  • Stuart Hoyle

And a special mention to team manager David Alexander and injured Stephen Heselton for making the trip out to Budapest and providing their support!

Results for East Leeds swimmers are shown below and the official results and catch-up videos are available from the World Masters Championships website.

Sunday 20 August

50m Backstroke

  • Julie Hoyle 55yr+ / BRONZE 36.32 / 1st Brit
  • Phil Pratt 35yr+ / 5th 28.54 / 1st Brit
  • James Barwick 35yr+ / 29th 31.64 / 5th Brit

Saturday 19 August

100m Backstroke

  • Julie Hoyle 55yr+ / SILVER 1:19.17 / 1st Brit
  • Phil Pratt 55yr+ / 7th 1:02.48 / 2nd Brit

200m Butterfly

  • Richard Jagger 25yr+ / 13th 2:21.65 / 1st Brit

Friday 18 August

Relays

  • 160yr+ Mixed 4x50m Medley / GOLD 1:56.52 / 1st Brit
  • 160yr+ Mixed 4x50m Freestyle / SILVER 1:45.14 / 1st Brit
  • 200yr+ Women 4x50m Freestyle / SILVER 1:59.69 / 1st Brit
  • 200yr+ Women 4x50m Medley / SILVER 2:14.71 / 1st Brit
  • 120yr+ Men 4x50m Medley / 4th 1:48.75 / 2nd Brit
  • 120yr+ Men 4x50m Freestyle / 7th 1:37.96 / 3rd Brit
  • 200yr+ Mixed 4x50m Freestyle / 10th 1:55.82 / 2nd Brit
  • 160yr+ Men 4x50m Freestyle / 13th 1:51.87 / 2nd Brit
  • 160yr+ Men 4x50m Medley / 13th 2.02.17 / 1st Brit
  • 200yr+ Mixed 4x50m Medley / 13th 2:11.45 / 2nd Brit
  • A number of these relays were British Records -- ADD these to the above

Thursday 17 August

50m Freestyle

  • Nina Williams 45yr+ / 7th 29.20 / 1st Brit
  • Alistair Crawford 30yr+ / 11th 24.38 / 1st Brit
  • Chris Knee 35yr+ / 14th 24.99 / 2nd Brit
  • James Barwick 35yr+ / 47th 26.41 / 3rd Brit
  • James Warren 25yr+ / 51st 25.77 / 9th Brit
  • Phil Pratt 35yr+ / 119th 29.34 (Backstroke)

200m Individual Medley

  • James Warren 25yr+ / 17th 2:21.02 / 2nd Brit
  • Kyran Parker 45yr+ / 12th 2:30.10 / 2nd Brit
  • Stuart Hoyle 50yr+ / 32nd 2:44.57 / 6th Brit

100m Butterfly

  • Richard Jagger 25yr+ / 21st 1:00.81 / 2nd Brit
  • Philippa Rickard 45yr+ / 11th 1:13.16 / 1st Brit

Wednesday 16 August

400 Individual Medley

  • Kyran Parker 45yr+ / 11th 5:34.62 / 1st Brit

200m Freestyle

  • Nina Williams 45yr+ / 7th 2:23.10 / 1st Brit
  • Richard Jagger 25yr+ / 13th 2:01.70 / 3rd Brit
  • James Warren 25yr+ / 24th 2:06.14 / 5th Brit 
  • Stuart Hoyle 50yr+ / 41st 2:22.69 / 6th Brit

50m Butterfly

  • Philippa Rickard 45yr+ / 6th 31.29 / 1st Brit
  • Alistair Crawford 30yr+ / 7th 25.65 / 2nd Brit
  • Chris Knee 35yr+ / 20th 27.27 / 1st Brit
  • James Barwick 35yr+ / 28th 27.87 / 2nd Brit

Tuesday 15 August

200m Backstroke

  • Julie Hoyle 55yr+ / SILVER 2.50.03 / 1st Brit

100m Freestyle

  • Nina Williams 45yr+ / 4th 1.03.52 / 1st Brit
  • Alistair Crawford 30yr+ / 19th 54.89 / 3rd Brit
  • Chris Knee 35yr+ / 27th 56.64 / 2nd Brit
  • Richard Jagger 25yr+ / 28th 55.36 / 6th Brit
  • James Barwick 35yr+ / 41st 58.20 / 3rd Brit
  • James Warren 25yr+ / 42nd 56.42 / 9th Brit
  • Katie Purcell 25yr+ / 1.16.51

Monday 14 August

800 Freestyle

  • Kyran Parker 45yr+ / 9.57.55 15th / 2nd Brit
  • Philippa Rickard 45yr+ / 10.43.12 15th / 2nd Brit
  • Gail Daffern 55yr+ / 16.28.32 20th / 3rd Brit

Thursday 10 August

3km Open Water Swim

  • Nick Parkes 55yr+ / 42:45.60 10th / 1st Brit
  • Gail Daffern 65yr+ / 74:00.10 12th / 3rd Brit

Posted by: Chris Knee


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