Firstly a massive congratulations to Ben Prince who received his ‘Flash Badge’ for representing Derbyshire at the Inter-County Championships, swimming 100m Butterfly, a couple of months ago.
Jamie Beresford-Cook impressed all at the Derbyshire’s finishing the day with a great achievement of 4/4 gold medals. The started with Jamie earning his first medal in the 100m Freestyle and then went on to earn his other 3 in 50m Butterfly, 50m Breaststroke and 50m Freestlye. Other medals were achieved by Amy Johnson leaving with a bronze in 50m Butterfly and gold in 50m Freestyle. Sophie Byrne achieving bronze in a tense 200m Backstroke race. Finally Sam Prince who showed dedication for swimming by opting to swim with a dislocated and bruised fingers which he picked up a silver medal for his 50m Breaststroke event.
Other swimmers been; Eleanor Shaw who endured through a busy day with 5 races, PB’s were achieved in most events but had her best performance in the 100m Freestyle event finishing 8th. Tom Collins had achieved PB in all three of his events performing best in the 50m Backstroke. Patrick Cooper also competing in three events also performing best in 50m Backstroke. Sam Wilcock took on two races, performing best in his event, 50m Breaststroke. Tom Prince also had a busy day with 4 races, performing best in 50m Butterfly. Rhiannon Foster competed in 3 events with her best performance been in the 50m Breaststroke event. Chloe Foster who competed in 4 events performed best in her 50m Backstroke event. Bethany Hodgkinson also competed in 4 events on the day with her best performance came from 50m Butterfly Ruth Winkless had 3 races of the day with her best performance happening 50m Butterfly. Ben Prince took on 3 races where his best performance was in the 50m Butterfly.