Diss Otters fly at Warwick Thompson Gala

A squad of 17 swimmers from Diss Otters took part in the Warwick Thompson Memorial County gala held at Waterworld in Thetford over the weekend.

This gala is staged by Norfolk ASA and is attended by clubs from across the County.

From a total of only 69 individual swims the Otters scooped a staggering 34 medals – a near 50% return!

The 34 medals consisted of 12 golds, 10 silvers and 12 bronzes.

Many swimmers also hit new personal best times throughout the weekend.

The Diss Otters squad were Lily Ellis, Amber Dewsbery, Alex Jackson, Shannon Evans, Harvey Gates, Katie Halmshaw, Ciaran Strike, Oslo Chapman, Toby Townsend, Harry Button, Olivia Chapman, Nathan Hunt, Forbes Irvine, Darcie Martin, Kara O’Dell, Finlay Neve and Thea Irvine.