Colne swimmers show potential at Preston gala

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Six swimmers from Colne ASC travelled to the Darwen Leisure Centre for the Preston Summer Spectacular Gala.

Ben Havers-Strong was competing in the 10 years age group and he finished first in the 200m Backstroke, 200m Butterfly, 200m Freestyle, 200m Individual Medley and 50m Backstroke.

He also finished second in the 50m Freestyle and 100m Individual Medley, as well as third in the 200m Breaststroke and fourth in the 50m Breaststroke.

Jacob Taylforth, who was also competing in the 10 years age group, finished first in the 50m Breaststroke, second in the 200m Breaststroke, fourth in the 50m Backstroke, fifth in the 200m Backstroke, sixth in the 200m Freestyle, ninth in the 50m Freestyle.

Danielle Baxter competing in the 11 years age group finished 12th in the 50m Butterfly and the 100m Butterfly, 14th in the 50m Breaststroke, 16th in the 50m Backstroke and 100m Individual Medley, 18th in the 200m Breaststroke, 21st in the 200m Individual Medley and 100m Freestyle, 22nd in the 50m Freestyle, and 24th in the 200m Freestyle.

Abbie Hampshire, who was competing in the 13 years age group finished, 11th in the 200m Freestyle, 14th in the 100m Individual Medley, 16th in the 200m Backstroke, 17th in the 50m Breaststroke, and 18th in the 100m Backstroke and 100m Freestyle.

Nicole Baxter competed in the 13 years age group and she finished 10th in the 100m Butterfly, 11th in the 50m Butterfly, 12th in the 50m Freestyle, 13th in the 200m Individual Medley, 16th in the 50m Breaststroke, 17th in the 200m Freestyle and the 100m Individual Medley, 18th in the 50m Backstroke, and 19th in the 100m Freestyle.

Miranda Bower was competing in the 13 years age group and finished seventh in the 50m Freestyle, 10th in the 200m Breaststroke, 11th in the 100m Breaststroke, 12th in the 50m Breaststroke, 14th in the 50m Backstroke and 16th in the 100m Freestyle.