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Purvis and Cook bag county gold
6:00am Tuesday 19th March 2013 in Sport
LOCAL clubs built on their success at the opening weekend of the Wiltshire County Youth Championships when the final day took place at the Link Centre.
Swindon Tigershark Sean Purvis was among the medals with gold in the 14 years 200m butterfly, while clubmate Rebecca Cook took top spot in the 14 years 200m breaststroke.
Emily Weston clocked 1:01.93 to triumph in the 100m freestyle in the 17/18s category, while sole competitor Rachel Russell had an easy time in winning the 19 years and over 200m breaststroke.
Swindon Dolphin added another six senior and five junior triumphs to their tally, with James Clark again in fine form. He secured senior championship victories in the individual medley, breaststroke and butterfly, all over 200m.
Dolphin’s women claimed all the 200m senior championship titles on offer with Charlotte Pitts, Charlotte Gardo and Lauren Matthews taking gold in the medley, breaststroke and butterfly respectively.
In the junior championship there was success for Adam Coleman in the 100m freestyle, 200m medley and 50m backstroke while Matthews collected the 200m medley title.
Dolphin chief coach Louise Clayton said: “This has been a very encouraging championship for us.
“There has been improvement throughout the whole squad and it is very satisfying to see the swimmers training effort rewarded with personal bests and medals.”
Men's senior champions 100m free - Phil Muspratt (Salisbury) 200m breast - James Clark (Swindon Dolphin) 200m IM - James Clark (Swindon Dolphin) 200m fly - James Clark (Swindon Dolphin) 50m back - Phil Muspratt (Salisbury) Men's junior champions 100m free - Adam Coleman (Swindon Dolphin) 200m breast - Luke Demetri (Salisbury) 200m IM - Adam Coleman (Swindon Dolphin) 200m fly - Sean Purvis (Tigersharks) 50m back - Adam Coleman (Swindon Dolphin) Women's senior champions 200m IM - Charlotte Pitts (Swindon Dolphin) 200m fly - Lauren Matthews (Swindon Dolphin) 50m back - Juliette Casini (Marlborough) 100m free - Juliette Casini (Marlborough) 200m breast - Charlotte Gardo (Swindon Dolphin) Women's junior champions 200m IM - Lauren Matthews (Swindon Dolphin) 200m fly - Lauren Matthews (Swindon Dolphin) 50m back - Virginia Baker (Salisbury) 100m free - Paige Fellows (Trowbridge) 200m breast - Rebecca Cook (Tigersharks) Relays Men's 15/under 200m free - Wroughton Women's Open 200m free - Trowbridge Women's 15/under 200m free - Swindon Dolphin Men's Open 200m free - Swindon Dolphin Top swims Male - Phil Muspratt (Salisbury) Female - Juliette Casini (Marlborough) Relay - Swindon Dolphin & Trowbridge (shared)