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Josh Gammon celerated after claiming a hat-trick of silver medals at the British National Championships.
Competing in the 16-year-old age group in Glasgow, Josh swam massive personal bests in all of his events.
He took more than three seconds off his previous best in the 200m butterfly as he clocked 2.07.75 in the heats and then improved further to record 2.06.10 in the final. And he also followed up a 57.39 heat time in the 100m butterfly with 56.79 in the final, before clocking 26.09 in the 50m butterfly heats and 25.83 in the final.
A Top effort from all of the swimmers and massive achievements, pb’s, first timers and medalists. We have an array of talented swimmers.
On Saturday 1st December Barnstaple Swimming Club’s senior water polo team travelled to HMS Raleigh pool at Torpoint for the annual Lamb trophy tournament.
They beat the Royal Navy 1-6 in their opening game and then the current champions Devonport 6-5 in their second. Having beaten a Devon under 19 team 7-2 their last game was against Paignton who had also won every game so far. Despite the final game being drawn 2-2 Barnstaple were runners up on goal difference. Haydn Lawson and James Bunney scored most of Barnstaple’s goals with Nick Moore and Matt Bull also netting.
Prizes were presented by Mayor Ian Roome. Mark revealed yet another talent as Bingo caller. Double Deckers, Mars Bars, Wine Gums etc for the Winners. More Pictures under Photo Gallery below right.
5 Swimmers competed at the Winter Regionals Tyler Weatherley, Josh Gammon, India Martin, Izzy Howgate and Marisa Poole. All swimmers swam so well with Pb’s all round. With Notable placing from India Martin who achieved 3rd place for the 200 Freestyle and Josh Gammon who placed 3rd in 100 fly and 2nd in 200 fly and achieving English Winter National Times !! Well done.