Colsterworth youngsters triumphed at school swim

Young Colsterworth swimmers with their awards.
Young Colsterworth swimmers with their awards.
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THESE talented youngsters from Colsterworth triumphed in the Small Schools Swimming Gala at Grantham Leisure Centre.

But the star of the day was the young boy in the front row who would go on to be the Journal’s photographer - Toby “The Trout” Roberts.

Then aged 11, Toby “half-man, half-fish” Roberts was victorious in the under-12 breast stroke, setting a new record and earning the headline “Record-breaking Toby”. Other Colsterworth finalists were Laura Neal, Kevin Mascot, Becky Wadd, Graham Mascot, Jemma cox, Paul Cope, Josh Kirk, Tom Everitt, Stephen Wright, Penny Jenkinson and David Wright.

Pictured are back row (from left) Ruth Neal, Gemma Holmes, Emma Jenkinson, Zoe Smith and Michael Sutcliffe; middle - Becky Wadd, David Wright, Stephen Wright, Jason Arndt, Graham Mascot, Paul Cope, Jemma Cox; front - Josh Kirk, Tom Everitt, Kevin Mascot, Laura Neal, Toby Roberts, Hannah Jenkinson, Penny Jenkinson and Erin Wariner.