Diss Otters at West Suffolk A’May’zing gala

Twenty seven swimmers from Diss Otters spent the hottest weekend of the year so far competing at West Suffolk Swimming Clubs A”May”Zing Spring Gala in Bury St Edmunds.

Their hard work was rewarded with a staggering return of 136 personal best swims from 168 total races swum equating to 81%. Every child that took part achieved at least one pb and 14 swimmers set new marks in every race they swam in. Full results can be found here.

With pbs come medals and the Otters brought home 45 of them with 10 swimmers collecting at least once from the medal table.

As a club the Otters finished 3rd in the top visiting club trophy and Matthew Munnings finished 2nd in the top boy award.

The Diss Otters squad members were Daniel Bachu, Isaac Bachu, Millie Bachu, Callum Blair, Luella Brookes, Max Brookes, William Brown, Harry Button, Olivia Chapman, Barney Clarke, Ellesha Close, Amber Dewsbery, Madison Dewsbery, Henry Hindle, Thea Irvine, Cassia Miller, Ottilie Miller, Tiggy Miller, Matthew Munnings, Kara O’Dell, Sophia Pickering, Alise Small, Christopher Tatum, Matthew Tatum, Lauren Taylor, Kathryn Wood and Maddie Wood.

A big thank you from all of the swimmers and parents to Sharon for all of her hard work poolside and she was ably assisted by Teresa and Clare.

Head coach Jamie Rush was showing the youngsters how to do it by winning gold at a masters meet this weekend in Norwich and can be contacted on 07738 427795.  Diss Otters are sponsored by Hughes Electrical.