St Albans District Primary Schools’ swimmers claim back-to-back titles

The successful St Albans District Primary Schools' swimming team.

The successful St Albans District Primary Schools' swimming team. - Credit: Archant

St Albans district school swimmers have achieved a double in 2018 – with the primary schools’ team following the secondary squad in winning back-to-back Hertfordshire Championships.

The primary team produced an outstanding display at the Woodside pool in Watford.

The St Albans team, comprising the best 32 Year 5 and 6 students, edged out Watford by six points to win the Rosebowl trophy.

The Year 5 Boys’ and Year 6 Girls’ teams won trophy’s with the Year 6 Boys’ a close second to Watford.

There were four golds, William Fawcett (Y5 free), Cub Maddison (Y6 breast), Yasmin Meadows (Y6 breast) and Phoebe Gill (Y6 back).

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The team also achieved won a number of the relays.

Team Manager Andrew Ellis said: “The team were neck and neck with Watford right through the gala but never gave up and secured a very exciting win in the last few races.”

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