Abingdon Vale Swimming Club ended the 2015 Oxon & North Bucks County Championships on a high, placing second to the City of Oxford Swimming Club in the overall Junior Competition.
Head Coach Scott Farnell, in his final Championship before returning to Australia said "the swimmers at AVSC pulled out some amazing personal best swims and Club 2nd place shows the young talent coming through from our Academy and in the U16 squads."
AVSC also had 5 swimmers making the podium for either the overall Junior or Open Championships in the second weekend of the event:
Niall O'Leary(18) competing in his final County Championships, sealed victory in both the 200m Back and 100m Back Events this weekend as Open Champion.
Caitlin Wheatley(17) continued her Butterfly achievements placing 1st in the 200m Fly Open and 2nd in the 100m Fly Open Championship.
Ellie Nutt(16) placed 2nd in the 50m Breaststroke and 3rd in the 200m Breaststroke Open Championship.
Yasmin Tajalli(13) placed 2nd in the Junior Championship for 50m Free, and
Emily Ford(12) placed an amazing 2nd in both the 200m Butterfly and also the 100m Fly Junior Championship events.
Bicester Bluefins came 3rd in the Junior Championships, with Aylesbury Maxwell 4th, Wantage White Horses 5th, Witney 6th and Newport Pagnell 7th.
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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