A number of athletes from North West Artistic Swimming Clubs took part in the Swim England National Age Group Championships on 25th and 26th March in Gloucester.
City of Salford Synchronised Swimming Club were crowned champions as they took away the prestigious Mrs Y M Price Trophy for the first time at this National Competition, the trophy is awarded to the team with the highest combined figure and team free routine in the Youth Age Group. The seven-strong team clinched gold for the City of Salford Synchronised Swimming Club (Ailsa Fox, Francesca-Lilly Derbyshire, Lena Ramanah-Beck, Lotti Horsman, Neve Lambert, Sophie Fleming with Grace Jenkins in reserve) in the competition with a combined figure and routine score of 119.7415, with Stockport Metro SC finishing 7th.
Sophie Flemming and Lena Ramanah-Beck from City of Salford Synchronised Swimming Club won bronze in the Youth Free Duet competition, with the secnd highest routine score of the day: 65.1000, scoring 19.1000 for execution, 25.2000 for artistic impression and 20.8000 for difficulty. They finished the competition with a combined score of 127.5546. City of Preston Aquatics SC athletes Chloe Hawksworth and Ellie Salisbury finished just behind taking 4th place with an overall score of 124.3067.
City of Preston SC’s 12 & Under Duet Agatha Weaver and Imogen Shellcross scored 15.0000 for execution, 20.8000 for artistic impression and 15.9000 for difficulty. Their overall score of 104.6877 secured the athletes with a well earned bronze medal.
Chloe Hawksworth – City of Preston Aquatics narrowly missed out on a medal in the Youth Figures event. Finishing 4th with a score of 66.5709.
Swim England North West would like to congratulate all the athletes who took part at this event.
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Full results from the competition can be found here