Yorkshire Masters 2016 Meet Report
East Leeds swimmers at Yorkshire masters
21st May 2016

Thirty East Leeds Masters swimmers took part in the delayed Yorkshire Masters Championships at the John Charles Pool on Saturday 14th May coming away with 103 medals.

Swimmers taking part were:

Alistair Crawford - 5 Gold
Ben Shaw - 3 Gold, 1 Bronze
Bill Moore - 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze
Chris Brown
Chris Knee - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
David Hogg - 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
Emily Jones - 1 Gold
Gail Daffern - 3 Gold, 3 Silver
Gary Wright - 2 Gold, 2 Silver
Helen Phillips - 2 Gold, 1 Bronze
James Warren - 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
Julie Hoyle - 6 Gold
Karen Dawson - 1 Gold, 1 Bronze
Karen Graham - 4 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze
Katherine Purcell
Lisa Dobson - 1 Gold
Lisa Stansbie
Louis Wyness - 1 Gold, 2 Silver
Lucy Churm - 3 Gold
Neil Richardson
Nina Williams - 2 Gold, 1 Bronze
Paul Clemence - 4 Gold
Paul Fletcher - 2 Bronze
Philip Pratt - 3 Gold
Philippa Rickard - 2 Gold, 1 Silver
Rebecca Garforth - 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
Richard Jagger - 5 Gold, 2 Silver
Roberta Grech-Cini - 1 Silver
Sally Evers - 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze
Stuart Hoyle - 1 Gold, 3 Silver

In total, the club claimed 56 Gold, 23 Silver and 14 Bronze medals from the individual events and 6 Gold and 4 Silver medals from the relay teams.

One of the more notable performances came from Philip Pratt who clocked 58.62 for his 100 Backstroke and a lifetime best.

As well as the regular swimmers there were East Leeds debuts for Louis Wyness, Roberta Grech-Cini and, after a twenty plus years absence from the pool, Ben Shaw.

Full results from the meet are available on the ASA website.

Several swimmers will be taking part in the forthcoming European Masters Championships at the London Olympic Pool in late May.

Posted by: David Alexander


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