Yorkshire Championships 2015

Yorkshire’s elite swimmers gathered for 12 sessions spread over four weekends between 31st January and 22nd February. Rotherham Metro Swimming Club were out in force with a strong team of swimmers, many of whom finalled in their swims.

Medallists included William Whitehead (9yrs – Gold in disability cat 8 50m butterfly 43.98s and gold in 50m breaststroke 52.79s), Debbie Cocking (13yrs – Silver in 50m backstroke 32.02s, silver in 50m butterfly 30.09, fold in 50m breaststroke 35.79s, bronze in 50m freestyle 28.96, gold in 100m backstroke 1.06.68, gold in 100m butterfly 1.05.46 and silver in 100m breaststroke 1.19.66), Alice Aucott (16yrs – Silver in 50m breaststroke 35.97s), Billy Anderson (9yrs – Bronze in 50m backstroke 42.65s and silver in 50m breaststroke 47.82s), Callum Simmons (10yrs – Bronze in 50m backstroke 38.40s, silver in 50m freestyle 32.26s, silver in 200m butterfly 3.02.93, silver in 200m backstroke 2.55.89), Robert Pearson (16 – Silver in 50m backstroke 28.39s and silver in 100m backstroke 1.00.26), George Russell (17yrs – Bronze in 400m freestyle 4.21.84 and silver in 400IM 4.57.86), Jack Anderson (12yrs – Bronze in 400m freestyle 5.03.88), Abigail Jackson (11yrs – Bronze in 400IM 6.02.01 and bronze in 200m butterfly 2.58.23). The men’s 15/16 years team secured silver medals in both the 200m freestyle relay in a time of 1.44.35 and the 200m medley relay in a time of 1.55.53

Debbie Cocking’s performances at the Yorkshires has led to her setting new junior girls club records in the 100 back, 50 fly & 100 fly.

Full results

Team results