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Swimming Success for Ben!

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Congratulations to Year 9 student, Ben Scobie, on his excellent swimming results this academic year.

In December Ben won the Top Boy award for his age group at the Nuneaton Gala in Rugby and went on to win Top Boy in his age group at the County Championships in Wolverhampton in January where he attained 11 gold medals, 6 silver medals and one bronze medal. He was a clear winner in his age group and was awarded his well earned trophy at the County Swimming Championships presentation evening in Shrewsbury.

Ben has achieved 14 regional qualifying times in the following events:

1500 front crawl, 800 front crawl, 400 front crawl, 200 front crawl, 100 front crawl, 50 front crawl. 400 individual medley, 200 individual medley, 200 back stroke, 100 back stroke, 50 back stroke, 200 butterfly, 100 butterfly.

He will be competing at the Regional Swimming Championships in Coventry over five days in May and will be swimming at the Plymouth Leander National qualifier event at the end of May. Ben has also qualified for the 200m butterfly event at the English National Championships which are being held in Sheffield in August.

Well done Ben! 

Ben Scobie receiving his well-deserved tropy at the County Swimming Championships presentation evening in Shrewsbury.

Ben Scobie receiving his well-deserved tropy at the County Swimming Championships presentation evening in Shrewsbury.