Swimming: Dunmow Atlantis put in great performance at New Year Open Gala in Basildon

16:44 15 January 2014

Dunmow Atlantis’ gala swimmers

Dunmow Atlantis’ gala swimmers

Archant

Additional early morning training sessions are paying dividends for Dunmow Atlantis swimmers who put in some exceptional performances at the New Year Open Gala in Basildon at the weekend.

DASC came away with 54 medals – made up of 27 gold, 17 silver and 10 bronze – with 66 personal bests achieved, 11 New Essex County Age Group qualifying times, with another 27 Improved Essex County Age Group qualifying times.

It’s been a great start to 2014 for the club, having already reached five east region qualifying times, and it is shaping up to be a a very exciting year for all.

Club spokesman Darren Dack said: “A great big thank you goes out to all the swimmers, coaches, helpers and parent who, without their support, this club would not be reaching the level of success we are currently enjoying. The whole town should be very proud

of this group of children and young adults.”

Any local businesses that would like to be DASC sponsor for the year can contact the club through its website – dunmowatlantis.co.uk – to arrange details.

0 comments

Fri, 11:46
Councillors defeated the vote of no confidence in Uttlesford District Council (UDC) leader, cllr Howard Rolfe, by 31 votes to 10.

Last night (Thursday) the leader of Uttlesford District Council (UDC) survived a vote of no confidence, amid a meeting packed full of posturing, accusations and apologies.

Fri, 11:03
Wendy Barron, Willie Fraser, Mel Inwood, Penny Wright, Amanda Brown and June Milne at the Dunmow Day Centre Christmas Lunch.

Guests enjoyed a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings thanks to support from local organisations.

Thu, 12:20

A motorcyclist has died and a schoolgirl is in a “critical” condition following a collision in Braintree this morning (Thursday).

Thu, 09:55

The results are finally in for the Dunmow Broadcast’s business awards and we have been blown away by the response.

E-edition

Most read stories