A fistful of medals for the talented Tring contingent

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A group of 21 swimmers from Tring Swimming Club attended the Level Two Spring Open Meet at Bletchley Leisure Centre – winning 19 medals and achieving 30 personal bests.

Head coach Justin Langford said: “Our swimmers are putting the effort into their training every day. The senior swimmers are taking on responsibility as role models and the performances keep on improving.”

Chloe Woodruff deserves a special mention, missing out on Regional qualifying times for both 100m and 200m back by less than a second.

Club chairman Jo Sansom said: “This shows the potential we have at the club and the rewards our swimmers and coaching staff are getting for all their hard work.”

Brilliant winning performances resulted in six gold, seven silver and six bronze medals.

Gold medals went to Bethany Masters (50 and 100m breaststroke), Nathan Gething (50 and 100m freestyle) and Justin Langford (50 and 100m butterfly); silver medals were awarded to Callum Bullock (50m breaststroke), Nathan Gething (200m freestyle), Robert Jennings (100m freestyle), Bethany Masters (400m IM), Tilly Beckwith (50m freestyle) and Clem Waterhouse (50m freestyle and 50m breaststroke); and the six bronzes went to Callum Bullock (50m butterfly and 50m backstroke), Emma Killin (100m breaststroke), George Thorne (50m freestyle) and Chloe Woodruff (100m backstroke and 400m IM).

Excellent personal bests were also achieved by Brianna Mazey (200m backstroke) and Tilly Beckwith (100m freestyle).

The club welcomes new members of all ages and ability, and more information can be found at www.tringswimmingclub.co.uk