Otters Success at Ipswich Open

A squad of fifteen swimmers from Diss Otters travelled down the A140 to a snowy Ipswich to take part in the March Open held at Crown Pools last weekend.

In a high quality gala with clubs competing from Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex – Diss came away with an incredible 65 new personal best times from only 87 individual swims, a conversion rate of 75%. 51 of those swims resulted in a top six finish, and of those 51, 22 were podium positions (6 gold, 9 silver and 7 bronze.)

The Diss Otters squad with their results summary were as follows:

Daniel Bachu – 1G 1B 5pbs
Millie Bachu – 2 pbs
Callum Blair – 1G 1S 1B 5pbs
Harry Button – 1pb
Olivia Chapman – 2 pbs
Oslo Chapman – 1S 4pbs
Lily Ellis – 2 pbs
Shannon Evans – 1S
Lotti Gates – 1G 2S
Forbes Irvine – 1B 6pbs
Thea Irvine – 1G 11pbs
Matthew Munnings – 1G 1S 3pbs
Rosie Munnings – 1G 1S 3B 11pbs
Ciaran Strike – 1B 7pbs
Matthew Tatum – 1S 6pbs

The Otters are in action next at the Norfolk Junior League gala held at Wymondham Leisure Centre on Saturday evening.