Gold rush for Jason at summer sprints splash

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THE young swimmers from City of Milton Keynes performed well against clubs from around the region when they competed at the Barnet Summer Sprints meet at the weekend.

Swimming at the Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre on Sunday, the club’s youngsters produced some outstanding performances in achieving new personal best times and plenty of medals.

The star of the show was Jason Ashley, pictured, who had a packed programme, but produced outstanding performances to win gold medals in all eight events he took part in.

Other great swims that ended in gold medals for CMK swimmers came from Marcus McAuliffe, Miles McAuliffe, Max Murphy, Helen Odams, and Sydney Wood.

There were silver medals for Yasmin Dos Santos, Michael Pentland, Marcus, Miles, Max, Helen and Sydney.

Also taking part were Nell Blackmore, Bailey Bedborough, Connol Keegan, Frieda Keegan, Lauryn Mason, Mia Murphy, Emilie Owen, Jonathan Parapadakis, Lily Patey, Charlotte, Ratcliffe, Cooper Tomkins, Ellie Ward and Lucy Ward.