Saturday 20th June saw Abingdon Vale Swimming Club (AVSC) hold its 3rd annual Vale Cup - an invitational team competition. Finders Keepers who sponsored the event welcomed Oxford, 4Shires (Chipping Norton) and Swindon to a very noisy, competitive and fun evening.
Boys and Girls were classed as U10, U12, U14 and Open age groups. The finale of the event was the final Squadron Relay with a girl and boy representing each category swimming freestyle making a 8x50m relay where the fortunes changed continuously.
1st Swindon Dolphin 142.5 points
2nd Abingdon Vale 120 points
3rd City of Oxford 116.5 points
4th 4Shires 105 points
Congratulations to Swindon Dolphin who received the Cup as winners for the 3rd year running, taking 1st place in 23 of the 49 events maintaining their early lead. Abingdon, Oxford and 4Shires alternated their ranking during the evening.
Henry Brown, Lettings Manager of the Abingdon office said “Finders Keepers is delighted to support this local event, and the atmosphere was fantastic. The swimmers really got into the team spirit”
Henry Brown of Finders Keepers presenting the Cup to Lauren Matthews and Fraser Durston of Swindon Dolphin.
About Abingdon Vale Swimming Club
Abingdon Vale, a Swim 21 accredited club, has been a competitive swimming club since 1993. As one of the most successful clubs in the County, we were crowned Sports Club of the Year and Coach of the Year in 2011. The club continues to build on this and is growing in numbers, being based out of Abingdon and Radley Pools. We now have more swimmers than ever before who are winning County and Regional medals and qualifying for the British and National Championships
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