City of Cambridge Swimming Club celebrate golden performances at County Championships
City of Cambridge Swimming Club had golden glory at the Cambridgeshire County Championships.
The event takes place over three weekends in January and February, with events ranging from sprints to 1,500m.
At the final weekend, City of Cambridge won 30 gold medals, 24 silver and 23 bronze, with 187 finalists and top eight finishes.
The championships culminated with the relay events, and with two teams in every age group, City of Cambridge had an impressive first and second on four occasions.
It meant, in the haul of medals, their A teams had eight gold, seven silver and one bronze, while the B team earned four silver, five bronze and seven fourth-place finishes.
City of Cambridge topped the overall standings, ahead of City of Peterborough Swimming Club, with 92 gold medals over the three weekends, 91 silver and 82 bronze.
The top swimmers in their respective age groups were City of Cambridge’s Ross De Wildt (11 years), Macy Dexter (13 years), Chris Williamson (14 years) and Seb Vandermeer (16 years).
There was also success for Matthew Titman in the gruelling skins event, which is a series of back-to-back races on a knockout basis with the two remaining swimmers racing each other in a head-to-head final.
City of Cambridge head coach James Freezer said: “It has been another fabulous county championships for City of Cambridge swimmers.
“We showed real strength and depth over the three weekends. It is an exciting time for the club who have also qualified in the B final of the prestigious Arena League.”