Hertfordshire Masters Shine at the East Region Championships

The seventh ASA East Region Open Masters & 18-24 Age Group Championships took place on 5th October 2013 at Newmarket Leisure Centre. Hertfordshire's own East Region President, Ian Mackenzie was on hand to present the medals to the successful swimmers.  A total of sixteen individual East Region records were broken as were two East Region relay records.

As well as winning numerous medals the Hertfordshire Masters were also in record breaking form. The star of the show was Annette Thatcher of Hemel Hempstead Swimming Club who broke four East Region records in the womens 60/64 age group; she lowered the records for the 50m & 100m breaststroke and for the 50m & 100m freestyle.  Click here for results - Click here for photos

The first event of the day, the 400m freestyle saw Elizabeth Bellinger (35/39) of Bishops Stortford break the women's record. Two relay records both went to the Hoddesdon mens team in the 4x50m medley and the 4x50m freestyle events for the 120+ age group, both teams were comprised the same four swimmers; Andy O’Sullivan, Martin Godsave, Ian Wimpenny and Sam Hill.

View photos from the event here