SKIPTON Swimming Club produced some great results in the second part of the long course North East Regional Senior Championships at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge International Sports Centre.

They sent a strong squad of 11 athletes, aged between 13 and 16, who competed in a total of 43 races in this prestigious event.

Talented Hannah Raistrick had a memorable weekend, claiming gold in the 15 and under 50m fly. She achieved a personal best in her heat of 29.71seconds and went on to swim even faster in the final, posting 29.46.

This was also a club record and, more importantly, a winter national qualifying time.

The Skipton Girls High School pupil also achieved three other top-ten positions, coming fifth in the 50m freestyle in 28.22, ninth in the 100m freestyle with a PB of 1min 1.80secs and fifth in the 100m fly with another PB of 1.07.05.

Ethan Camsey also had a great weekend, making the finals of the Men's Open 50m backstroke and coming seventh in 29.06secs. The Ermysted's pupil also picked up PBs in the 50m freestyle (26.21), 50m breaststroke (33.29) and 50m fly (28.27).

Paige Fenton performed well, gaining five PBs from six events. She finished eighth in the 15 and under 100m breaststroke in 1.19.34.

Joel Phillip gained best times in 50m freestyle, 50m breaststroke and 50m fly events, while Luke Midgely swam well over the two days, competing in 50m freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke and 100m breaststroke.

Bea Waller impressed in 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke events, while Sam King achieved PBs in 50m and 100m backstroke races, as did Madison Turner.

Matthew Kenneth achieved a PB of 2.21.90 in the 200m fly, while Declan Sequeira qualified in her 50m backstroke event and swam a time of 34.99.

Ellen Wright swam well, competing in both 50m and 100m breaststroke events.