City of Ely swimmers make a splash at Winter Open


Swimming City of Ely Swimming Club competitors came away with 26 personal best performances from the City of Cambridge Swimming Club’s Winter Open.

The event was held at Parkside Pools, in Cambridge, and saw teams from across the county turn out to compete.

The City of Ely Club sent a team of nine young swimmer and they performed admirably.

A spokesman for the club said: “City of Ely swimmers competed with great spirit and energy at a major event in Cambridge, against a number of larger and very strong clubs.

“Well done to Ciara Taylor, Zak Bailey, George Goodfellow, Iona Trainer, Matthew Turner, Jake Challenger, George Sporle, Joseph Alsop and Julia Yeates.”

Between them, the team set 26 personal bests, seven club records and earned 11 medals.