CMK swimmers make it four in a row

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CITY of Milton Keynes swimmers took plenty of honours from their outing at the Peterborough Mini Grand Prix last weekend, including the Top Team prize for the fourth year running.

Maintaining the club’s reputation as one of the best in the region, the city’s swimmers produced countless good performances, with individual results seeing the team once again finish top of the pile.

The 10-year-old girls category saw Helen Odams win, with Sydney Wood 2nd and Lily Patey 6th, while Jason Ashley won his 10-year-old boys age group for the second year running as Connell Keegan took 6th.

Chloe Osili finished 6th in the girls 11-year-old category, with Ben Skinner 3rd and Michael Pentland 4th in the 11-year-old boys group.

The 12-year-old boys category saw Max Murphy win, ahead of 2nd paced Conrad Webber and Rhyan Barrett in 5th, while Lucy Farmer was 3rd in the 12-year-old girls group, with Daniella Bright 6th.

The Top Boy trophy went to a very pleased Max Murphy, with team-mates Conrad Webber 2nd, Jason Ashley 5th and Ryan Barrett 6th.

Lucy Farmer was 6th in The Top Girl Trophy, with Helen Odams 7th.

Meanwhile, CMK swimmer Rebecca Marshall gained her first international experience in the Bahamas recently as she took part in the Carifta Games for junior athletes, where 19 countries were represented in the Caribbean.

She competed in four individual events and two relays for Trinidad & Tobago, with her best placing being a bronze medal win in the 200m IM.

Rebecca also made the finals in the 50m and 100m freestyle events.