Julia leads way as Ely Barracudas swimmers compete at East Region ASA Open Water championships
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Julia Yeates won gold for City of Ely Barracudas swimming club at the East Region ASA Open Water championships in Norwich.
The 19 year-old won the 1500m in the 17-19 age group (22:00.39).
Six other club members were also in action at the championships, where swimmers of all ages from across the Eastern region competed in a range of events covering 800m up to a gruelling 5km.
Rose Beckmann (15:16.32) and Madeleine Websdale (18:08.25) completed the 800m. John Surbey also took part, but did not finish.
As well as Yeates, Joseph Alsop (23:57.14), Cadell Beckmann (28:20.32) and James Austin (24:18.87).