SWIMMING: King swims backstroke record for Dunstable SC

Top trio: Mid Beds swimmers Michael Flanagan, Michael Judd and Alex Kerr

Top trio: Mid Beds swimmers Michael Flanagan, Michael Judd and Alex Kerr

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Dunstable SC sent their swimmers to three different locations last weekend.

Ellie King headed to Wycombe to compete in a level 1 long course meet, where she swam a long course 50m backstroke in 31.93secs which is a new long course club record.

At the Mid Beds meet held at Biggleswade, Michael Flanagan, Alex Kerr and Michael Judd all won medals.

Judd took gold in the 100m butterfly, as his time of 1.01.70 mins beat the club record held previously since 1997, while Flanagan claimed silver in a PB of 1.07.04mins.

In the 200m butterfly, Judd then swam a magnificent 2.18.40mins which gained him a new regional qualifying time, a silver medal and a brand new club record. Flanagan also swam the 50m butterfly in 30.08secs, finishing fourth.

The 50m freestyle events saw Alex Kerr win a fine bronze in a time of 26.40secs, while Flanagan came sixth in 28.52secs. Emma Yule competed in the 50m breaststroke and came in fourth in 38.12secs.

The club also competed in a regional qualifer and level 3 open meet at Watford and for the full results, see the News/Gazette on sale now.