WYRE Forest swimmers secured title success the Worcestershire County Championships.

This year’s championships were held over three weekends at both Wolverhampton Central Baths and Perdiswell Leisure Centre, with Wyre Forest Swimming Club the second most improved club in the county going into the event.

Races of 200m and above were heat-declared wins in each age group, whereas races of 50m & 100m saw swimmers progress to finals consisting of the fastest eight swimmers in each age group.

Wyre Forest swimmers won a total of 88 medals across the three weekends - 26 gold, four of which were championship medals), 31 silvers and 20 bronze, seven of which were championship medals.

The club also came away with both senior and junior county champion titles.

Jeremy Summers, 15, won gold in both the 800m and the 1,500m freestyle, making him the junior champion in both events.

Meanwhile, Robert Darbyshire, 16, won gold in both the 200m and 400m freestyle to claim the senior county title in both events.

There was also great news for Lillie Grover, 12, who amassed 10 gold medals and four silver, making her the top girl across all ages at this year's championships.

Other medal winners included Bradley Baddams, Ryan Bloomer, Charlie Brown, Matilda Calder, Nathaniel Crowther, Robert Darbyshire, Tyler Elwell, Millie Gardner, Lillie Grover, Will Guest, Joel Hands, Tegan Hands, Alexandra Hayes, Isabella Hoare, Mollie Kilgour, Lucy Nicholls, Abbie Rowley, Jeremy Summers, Brecon Westwood, Owen Westwood and Jasmin Yates.

Also making finals in their age groups, or finishing within the top eight in the county, were Tom Brown, Lily Colley, Chloe Lawson, Adam Newey, Lauren Stewart, Emily Watkiss

Completing the 36 qualifying swimmers for these Championships were:- Lucy Connolly, Erin Duffy, Erin Freer, Chloe Manning, Marieke Parker, Shay Parker, Lois Stevens, James Vaux, and Evie Williams.