West Norfolk’s winning squad: Thomas Jagger, Josh Parker, Jack Sharpe, Thomas James, Daniel Grimmer, Erin Curl, Elyn Lauder, Libby Collins, Eloise Collins, Mia Halls, Harry Johnson, Chloe Liddell, Pemberley Hornigold, Olivia Skittrell and Alfie Ellis.

SWIMMING: West Norfolk Swimming Club juniors retained the Junior Fenland League title after a win in the C final at Bottisham. 

After five rounds, beginning in March, West Norfolk’s younger swimmers, aged 13 and under, completed victory with a score of 163 points over the 45 races on the day, winning both the gala and the overall title.

On the day, they finished 11 points clear of second-placed Bottisham and 31 points ahead of third-placed St Neots Swans. 

Mildenhall and Chatteris finished fourth and fifth.

Overall, West Norfolk gained 720 points, ahead of St Neots Swans (606), Bottisham (555), Mildenhall (556) and Chatteris (401).

Individual swimmers for West Norfolk were:

Harry Johnson, 12/U 100m individual medley; Daniel Grimmer, 13/U 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly; Thomas Arthur Jagger, 9yrs 50m freestyle; Mia Halls, 10/U 50m breast stroke, 11/U 50m breaststroke; Jack Sharpe 11/U 50m butterfly, 11/U 50m breaststroke, 12/U 50m breaststroke, 12/U 50m; backstroke; Josh Parker, 11/U 50m freestyle; Elyn Lauder, 11/U 50m freestyle; Chloe Liddell, 13/U 50m butterfly; Erin Curl (captain) 13/U 100m individual medley. 

Head coach Sarah Vanderloo said: “This was a fantastic result for the younger swimmers in the club, which came about from their commitment and consistency over the course of the five team galas over seven months.

“There’s no room for complacency now because they will focus firmly on the county championships coming up in January.”

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