Swimming: Dunmow Atlantis start new season in style

PUBLISHED: 10:00 18 September 2018

Dunmow Atlantis youngster Ellis McQuade with Essex ASA President Steve Turner

Dunmow Atlantis youngster Ellis McQuade with Essex ASA President Steve Turner


Dunmow Atlantis SC began the new season with their club championships and presentation evening, with Essex ASA presiden Steve Turner as special guest.

All swimmers competed in 50m sprints in all four strokes, adding points to their middle and long distance events.

And awards went to the top swimmers in each group, including Zara Clarkson and Samuel Pertwee (10), Eliza Westcott and Bertie Warners (11-12), Maddie Lees and Aidan Clarkson (13-14), Ellie Runnalls and Mat McLaughlin (15+).

Lees anc Clarkson took the top boy and girl awards, with captains confirmed as Dylan Nutt and Rose Wilkinson as Sophie Taylor and Josh Smith won gold in a 50m freestyle skins event.

Smith and Runnalls earned cash prizes in a close final, before Ellis McQuade, 12, was named Swimmer of the Year by coach Darren Turner, who said: “Ellis has amazed me this year, working hard. His attitude is outstanding.”


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