Three out of three as St Albans swimmers retain county title

PUBLISHED: 06:47 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:52 20 May 2019

St Albans District Primary Schools Swimming team won the Herts Inter-District Swimming Championship for a third successive year.

St Albans District Primary Schools Swimming team won the Herts Inter-District Swimming Championship for a third successive year.

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The St Albans District Primary Schools Swimming team achieved their third win in three years at the Herts Primary Schools Inter-District Swimming Championships.

The team, comprising the top Year 5 and 6 swimmers from across the district were behind Watford early on but came storming back to retain the Rosebowl trophy.

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Leading from the front were captains William Fawcett, who won the Year 6 butterfly, and Camille Vannier who was a close second in the Year 6 freestyle.

Wins also came from Emily Gray, Year 5 girls' freestyle, who was 0.1s outside the record, Sonny Maddison, Year 5 boys' backstroke and Tom Dennis, Year 6 boys' freestyle.

The team also won the Year 5 and Year 6 boys' trophies and the half of the relays.

Team manager Andrew Ellis said: "The team put in an excellent performance to win comfortably, confirming the high standard of swimmers in the district."

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