Chatteris swimmers’ top awards

Chatteris Kingfishers sent a squad of 20 to the Fenland Open Meet, which they hosted in Whittlesey together with the March Marlins, against swimmers from Peterborough and Deepings.

Chatteris scooped top boy in the 11/U and Open age groups.

In 11/U Tyler Thomas managed to get top boy after a magnificent fight in his last race, the 50m front crawl which he just won. Liam Oliver (15), Matthijs Nooteboom (16), Mark Thompson (24) and Gary Smith (28) battled it out in the Open category, with Gary winning the top trophy.

Thomas also swam in the Regional Championships in the 50m pool in Norwich with his 200m backstroke in which he finished 12th.

Results: 9/U girls Melissa Ablett (8) personal bests in 50m front crawl and 50m backstroke, Kaia Richards (8) 50m front crawl and 50m breaststroke p.b.’s, Georgia Parnell (9) 13th to 16th place with p.b.’s for 50m front crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and 100m I.M. and Hallie White (9) silver 50m butterfly and 10th and 11th 50m front crawl and backstroke, all in PBs.

9/U boys: Thomas Hanley bronze 50m butterfly, 5th 50m front crawl and backstroke and 6th in 50m breaststroke, all PBs.

10/U boys PBs: Edward Hill 50m front crawl (9th) and 50m butterfly, (6th), Jacob Eshelby 50m backstroke (10th), breaststroke (11th) and front crawl (12th), Daniel Allen 100m I.M.(10th), 50m front crawl (11th), backstroke (13th), Shea Kennedy, 50m backstroke (12th), Zak White 5th 50m front crawl, 6th 50m back, 7th 50m butterfly and 8th 50m breaststroke and 100m I.M.

10/U: Megan Dawson 7th and 8th place in 50m backstroke and front crawl.

11/U: Liam Hill 50m breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly and 100m I.M. (all PBs), Tyler Thomas gold 50m breaststroke, 50m front crawl and 100m I.M., silver 50m backstroke and butterfly.

Chloe Hewick (12) PBs 100m back, front crawl, I.M. and front crawl, finishing from 7th to 9th, 13-year-old Chloe Pauley same four races in PBs, Victoria Allen (14) bronze 100m front crawl.

Open: Gary Smith gold 100m backstroke, breaststroke and front crawl, silver 100m I.M., bronze 100m butterfly, Mark Thompson silver 100m butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and front crawl, bronze 100m I.M., Matthijs Nooteboom bronze 100m backstroke and front crawl, 4th 100m butterfly and breaststroke, 5th 100m I.M., Liam Oliver 4th 100m backstroke and front crawl, 5th, 6th and 7th in his other three races.