SWIMMING: Top-20 places for Team Luton Masters

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Six Team Luton Masters swimmers finished in the top 20 for the 2015 Bedfordshire Masters Championships.

Graham Powell, 59, came third individually with 5,121pts, down one position from 2014 despite scoring 620 points more than the previous year.

Alastair Gibb, 55, maintained his fourth place in the County with 4,110pts, an increase of 159 points on his 2014 tally.

Dave Wright, 54, was sixth place with 3,810pts, up from eighth place with 3,405pts last year, while Colin Mayes, 60, came ninth with 3,280pts, up from 16th place with 2,298pts last time.

Both Malcolm Barton, 60, and John O’Rourke, 46, climbed into the top 20 rankings as well.

Barton was 15th with 2,252 points, just ahead of O’Rourke in 16th with 2,212 points.

Ian Norman finished 2015 in 35th place, having swum in fewer competitions than he did in 2014.

In the Ladies Championship, Eloise Turner in her first ever Masters swimming season, finished in 24th place from only four races.

Meanwhile, Glenda Mayes, returning to Masters competition after a 14-year absence, came 25th from her three races.

With the recent influx of new female Masters to the club, Team Luton’s women will be looking for more placings in the 2016 Bedfordshire Masters Championships.

Team Luton are now focusing on the European Masters championships that are being held in London at the end of May.