Ella gets speed ticket!

The Somerset Development Gala was held at Hutton Moor and provided an opportunity for younger local members representing Chard and District Swimming Club to improve on their personal best times, writes Steph Hallam.

The Somerset Development Gala was held at Hutton Moor and provided an opportunity for younger local members representing Chard and District Swimming Club to improve on their personal best times, writes Steph Hallam.

Nine-year-old Ella Harvey obtained a speeding ticket in the 200m breaststroke, her time of 4:10:61 was faster than the upper qualifying limit. She also earned a fourth position in the 100m individual medley.

Bea Brett achieved first in the 200m freestyle and 50m backstroke, second in the 100m individual medley and eighth in the 50m freestyle.

Charlie Kendall won the 100m individual medley for his age group; and also came fourth in the 100m freestyle and fifth in the 50m backstroke.


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Jay Kindred was third in both the 50m freestyle and 100m breaststroke,

with Libby Barnes achieving fourth in the 100m freestyle.

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Ryan Adair came fourth in the 100m individual medley, seventh in the 50m freestyle and eighth in the 50m backstroke.

Nathan Roberts obtained eighth in the 100m backstroke whilst Jade Hawkins came eighth in the 100m individual medley.

Other participants attaining personal bests were; Sarah Underwood, Mollie and Tom Simpson and Jacob Crofton.

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