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Diss Otters in Galas Galore!

Added: Monday July 3rd, 2017 at 12:08 pm

Over the last three weekends swimmers from Diss Otters have taken part in the Norfolk ASA County Challenge, the County Development gala (both held at Waterworld in Thetford) and also the Fenland Senior League held at Newmarket.

Some amazing swimming over the first two competitions saw the Otters scoop an incredible 45 podium medals from only 83 individual swims. A further 18 of the remaining swims resulted in top six finishes.

Many new pbs were attained as well with the development swimmers setting an unbelievable 37 new marks from 41 swims.

The Otters swimmers in the county galas were Kathryn Wood, Maddie Wood, Thomas Hutchings, Alise Small, Olivia Chapman, Shannon Evans, Callum Blair, Harry Button, Thea Irvine, Imogen Grimes, Freya Button, Alexandra Jackson, Molly Wilson, Amber Dewsbery, Kara O’Dell, Max Brookes, Luella Brookes, Lauren Taylor and Lily Ellis.

The Fenland Senior League (pictured) first round at Newmarket saw Diss lead throughout the gala with some impressive individual and relay swims, before getting pipped at the post by March Marlins, after they won the vital eight swimmer cannon relay – that provided a thrilling finale to a great evenings action in the pool.