Borough of Barnsley Swimming Club were back in action at the second weekend of the Swim England’s North East Regional Open Age Championships this weekend at Ponds Forge in Sheffield. The club took 9 swimmers who qualified for the stringent entry times. Women’s Club Captain Leni Valentine Bull secured 3 final positions in her favoured Breaststroke in the 50m, 100m and 200m. she won a bronze in the 200m and a silver in the 100m and narrowly missed out on bronze in the 50m breaststroke.
Meanwhile Dan Menzer, Blaine Underwood and Cody Ingram secured final places with Daniel coming 6th in the 800m freestyle, and Blaine taking 8th place in the 50m fly. Cody, like Leni, secured 3 finals for the 50m, 100m and 200m in Butterfly achieving 8th in the 200m and 9th in the 50m and 100m
Other swimmers representing Barnsley were Millie Northrop, Georgia Lee and Ella Minogue, Roman Wallace and men’s club captain Noah Wragg
Press Officer for the club Adrian Wightman said “Despite the qualifying entry times being very fast the 9 swimmers from the club put their all into their swims. It was great to see BOBSC bring some silverware back to Barnsley as well courtesy of Leni. We hope that our younger swimmers will continue to be encouraged by the grit and determination shown by these (9) swimmers.”