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Bowers impresses for Wyre Forest
5:00pm Friday 15th February 2013 in Local
WYRE Forest bagged the Best Club award as they powered to 70 medals at the Rugby Open meet.
The club led the way in Warwickshire as members dominated the majority of top three places.
Isabel Bowers, 13, secured Midlands District qualifying times in both the 100 and 200-metre backstroke, while Harvey Thompson also qualified with his victory in the 200m freestyle.
Wyre Forest top-placed swimmers — Nine years: Alex Rosser-Barnett, 3rd 50m breaststroke.
10 years: Ria Chance, 2nd 100m butterfly; Olivia Jay, 3rd 50m breaststroke; Georgia Lees, 2nd 50m freestyle; Melissa Marshall, 1st 100m butterfly; Emily Seymour-Perry, 3rd 50m backstroke; Nicole Tanser-Voets, 3rd 100m backstroke, 50m freestyle; Amber Wright, 1st 50m backstroke. 11 years: Ryan Larkin, 2nd 50m butterfly, 3rd 50m breaststroke; Sam Osborne, 1st 100m freestyle, 2nd 100m inidividual medley,100m backstroke, 200m freestyle, 3rd 200m backstroke.
12 years: Nathan Hawkins, 1st 50m breaststroke, 2nd 100m breaststroke, 3rd 50m butterfly,100m backstroke; Emily Jay, 1st 50m butterfly, 100m inidividual medley, 2nd 50m backstroke, 3rd 50m freestyle; Emily Stancer, 1st 50m backstroke, 2nd 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 3rd 100m individual medley. 13 years: Isobel Bowers, 2nd 100m backstroke, 3rd 200m backstroke; Emma Elwell, 3rd 100m freestyle; Natasha Walker, 1st 400m individual medley, 2nd 200m individual medley, 3rd 100m butterfly, 400m freestyle; Matthew Newey, 1st 400m individual medley, 2nd 200m backstroke, 200m butterfly, 200m individual medley, 3rd 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly, 200m breaststroke; Harvey Thompson, 1st 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 200m individual medley, 2nd 50m freestyle, 3rd 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 100m individual medley.
14 years: Johnathan McMahon, 1st 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly, 100m indvidual medley, 2nd 50m backstroke, 50m breaststroke, 200m individual medley, 400m individual medley. 15 years: Jack Rowley, 2nd 200m backstroke, 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 3rd 400m individual medley; Calum Tinsdale, 1st 50m backstroke, 200m backstroke.
16 years: Megan Tinsdale, 1st 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 2nd 400m freestyle, 3rd 100m breaststroke. 17 years: Jordan Chappell, 1st 200m breaststroke, 200m butterfly, 2nd 50m breaststroke, 100m individual medley.
Meanwhile, at the Staffordshire Masters Championships in Wolverhampton, Wyre Forest swimmers scooped six medals.
Dave McMahon took silver in 100m butterfly, bronze in 50m backstroke and 50m breaststroke, while Christine Jones won gold and two silvers in 25m, 50m and 100m breaststroke races.