NER Masters Championships, Harrogate

On 24 September, 2016 two of our Masters swimmers, Chris Toop and Norman Stephenson competed in the North East Region ASA Masters Championship in Harrogate. The swimmers participated in seven events each and gained medals in the majority of their swims.  Norman, as usual scooped a large haul of medals even thoughimg_8064-2 he was swimming in the 60 + category, this means his fellow competitors were up to 12 years his junior! He won a total of  seven medals including four silvers and one gold Well done Norman! Chris goes from strength to strength with his swims scoring a total of five medals including three golds. Well done Chris!

Here are the results

Chris Toop:

1st           40 -44                    400m  freestyle                5:32.31

3rd                                           100m freestyle                 1:08.92

3rd                                           200m  IM                             3:01.90

7th                                           50 m freestyle                      :31.46

1st                                           200 freestyle                     2:38.43

1st                                           100 m IM                             1:24.44

4th                                           50 m butterfly                      :36.23


Norman Stephenson

2nd          60 +                       50 m breastroke                    :44.96

1st                                           100 m butterfly                  1:40.94

3rd                                           200 m IM                               5:37.49

3rd                                           100 m breastroke              1:41.44

2nd                                          100 IM                                  1:40.58

2nd                                          200 m breaststroke        3:47.50

2nd                                          50m butterfly                       :43.82