County’s vet­er­ans master the com­pe­ti­tion

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Wain and Price also teamed up with James Pear­son and Adrian Pin­ning­ton in the 200+ mixed 4x200m freestyle re­lay to win bronze.

In the 240+ 4x50m med­ley re­lay, RTW Mas­ters Brian Hunt, Michael Prime, Pin­ning­ton and Jim Pear­son also won bronze.

There were also some strong per­for­mances by swim­mers rep­re­sent­ing Erith & Dis­trict, Saxon Crown, Hythe Aqua, Black Lion, Sevenoaks, City of Canterbury and Gravesend & North­fleet.

Isaacs said: “Mas­ters swim­ming in Kent con­tin­ues to grow in pop­u­lar­ity.

“We have over 20 clubs around the county to help you en­joy the sport.”

Visit www.kentswim­ming. org/ page- mas­ters to find a club or email glen. isaacs@ kentswim­ming.org Ton­bridge’s Bob El­liott has been se­lected for one of the Royal Yacht­ing As­so­ci­a­tion’s most pres­ti­gious awards. El­liott will re­ceive a life­time com­mit­ment award at the RYA’s awards cer­e­mony in Lon­don on Novem­ber 16. He’s been a mem­ber of Ton­bridge Town Sail­ing Club for 35 years, hold­ing nu­mer­ous roles dur­ing that time. El­liott said: “I was both sur­prised and hon­oured to learn that I had been put for­ward for this award. “I am look­ing for­ward to the day and to re­ceiv­ing the award.” An­thony Lunch, who went to school in Sevenoaks, has also been cho­sen for the award. James Hall fin­ished eighth in the all-around fi­nal at the World Gym­nas­tics Cham­pi­onships in Doha. The Pe­ga­sus man was part of the Great Bri­tain team who fin­ished fifth in the team event. And he built on that with a solid per­for­mance in his in­di­vid­ual fi­nal on Wed­nes­day last week. Coach Ionut Trand­aburu said: “It’s been a hard com­pe­ti­tion but great to be part of it.”

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