Noah O’Reilly from Trident Swimming Club in East Devon and Chard is celebrating a superb gold medal in the 200m butterfly.

Noah is in Year 9 at Axe Valley Community College and became the second Junior Champion in 15 Years and Under in the Somerset County. Noah will now go onto compete at Regional South-West Championships in April.

The success for Noah was part of a hugely impressive County Champs for the Trident team. On day 1, they picked up and impressive 14 personal best times and then went one further on day 15, 15 PBs and a couple of silver medals for the collection.

The success in Somerset follows hot on the heels with a tremendous performance in the Cotswolds Champs, where Team Trident finished second overall. Training is based in Axminster and Chard, with Trident providing a platform for swimmers of all ages.