Swimmers making waves after grabbing golden glory at gala

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Thame’s swimmers made a splash on the medal front at the Leighton Buzzard SC gala in Stantonbury.

There were a number of medals and PBs as Hallam Cozier took gold in the boys 50m Butterfly and William Finch took silver in the boys 50m Breaststroke.

Lauren Gibbs took three silver medals in the girls 100m IM, 50m Backstroke and 50m Freestyle. Dom Holmes took two silvers, 50m Breast and 50m Backstroke.

Clemmie Jackson won silver in the 100m IM and Daisy Laye took silver in the 50m Backstroke while James Maclaron took gold in the 50m Freestyle and Maisie MacDonald grabbed gold in the 100m IM and silver in the 50m Backstroke.

Rachel Newton was another golden girl, this time in the girls 50m butterfly and Rory Price took home a gold and two silvers in the 50m Freestyle, 50m Butterfly and 100m IM. Maisie Randall took home a gold in the 50m Freestyle.

Jessica Russell and William Simpkins were bronze medallists in the 50m Backstroke and silver in the 50m Butterfly respectively, whilst Elizabeth Smith took silver in the girls 50m Breaststroke.

Rebcecca Smith hauled in two gold medals and one bronze in the 100m IM, 50m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke respectively. There must have been arguments in the Williams’s car on the way home as Ben took bronze in the 50m Breaststroke but brother Josh took gold in the 50m Butterfly and bronze in the 50m Breaststroke. Caitlin “Woody” Woods took bronze in the 50m Backstroke.