ASA East Region Youth Champs

18th May 2006

Four gold medals and a bronze were
Krissie Taylor's part in a 16 medal
haul by City of Cambridge swimmers in
the ASA East Region Youth
Championships at Norwich. This is the
largest number of medals ever for the
City of Cambridge in the Regional
Championships and as an added bonus
Krissie smashed two county records on
the way. All the club medals were won by the girls.

Head coach Dave Horne was pleased with the results, with the
championships being in a 50m pool and
the races including long distance
events with heats and finals on the same day.

Taylor a student at Long Road College
swam in the 16/17 year and put up new
county records with her gold's 2.25.73
in the 200 butterfly and 9.28.94 in
the 800m freestyle both were national
qualifying times. She won the 400m
freestyle in 4.35.15, her third NQ
time and she only missed another
qualifying time by three hundredths of
a second when she won the 200m
freestyle in 2.11.39 Bronze came for
her in 200m IM where she clocked
2.29.62

Miriam Crawford won gold in the 18
years and over 100m freestyle in
1.02.29 and also took silver in at 50m
freestyle in 28.93 and 100m butterfly
in 1.09.89. In the same age section
Emma Brown was top of the podium after
a gruelling 1500m freestyle which she
won in 19.49.03 she also collected
silver with 2.38.15 in the 200m
individual medley. Another City
swimmer in the same age group Hannah
Edwards took silver for the 200m
freestyle 2.19.51 and a bronze at 100m
freestyle 1.04.01

In the 16/17 years Charlotte Haines
was a double medallist with silver at
200m backstroke in 2.37.35 and a
bronze at 400m freestyle in 4.50.42
Loryn Turnock won silver at 200m
breastroke in 2.52.45 and Lizzie
Harling gained a bronze at 100m
backstroke clocking 1.10.33


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