Otters make a splash at meet
CHALFONT Otters Swimming Club enjoyed their most successful Counties Junior Championships ever, winning 48 medals.
Over half of those who competed won medals or rosettes - 24 gold, 15 silver, nine bronze and 44 rosettes - at the event in Maidenhead last weekend.
Gold medallists included James McClenn, with 13 golds, Sadie Lucas who won five golds, three golds were won by Max Tulloch, Olivia Lee came home with two golds and Hugo Lane scooped one.
On Saturday James McClenn, Olivia Lee, Max Tulloch and Sadie Lucas won gold, silver and bronze medals, Sam Clark won three silvers and a bronze and Hugo Lane and Charley Huggett both won a silver.
In the Junior Championships Finals – for all 50m and 100m events – James won three cups and Sam two silvers and a bronze.
10 more medals were won on Sunday with a first gold meal for Hugo Lane.
James McClenn won two more cups and secured his sixth Junior Championship Cup in 100m backstroke, Sam Clark won another silver and bronze and Jack Eden and Zebina George made the Championship Finals
15 girls took part in the 50m freestyle heat, with first time appearances for Zoe Holligan, Maddie Rae, Ella Reid, Edina George and Alex Macallister.
Sam Clark scooped seven silver and three bronze medals and Daniella Hoyland won bronze for her efforts in the 200m backstroke.
In the overall rankings, Sadie Lucas is second in the girls overall standings with Olivia Lee 11th.
In the boys section, James McClenn is 4th and Sam Clark 11th.
Contact Amrita Glazebrook on a mr i t a g l a z e b r o o k @ chalfontotters.org.uk for more information about the club.
James McClenn and Sam Clark of the