SWIMMING: Golden Grantham awarded top club in Lincs after record-breaking county champs

Golden times for Grantham swimmers.
Golden times for Grantham swimmers.
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Grantham swimmers made history after the club was awarded the trophy for Best Performing Club at this year’s ASA Lincolnshire County Championships.

This is the first time Grantham Swimming Club has taken the crown – beating previous winners Lincoln Vulcans by five points.

Grantham swimmers enjoyed their most successful ever ‘Counties’ – winning 53 gold medals and recording 57 club records and nine county records in the process.

Freya Colbert topped the medal table with 17 gold, three silver and two bronze medals, William Hawkes came second with 10 gold, three silver and three bronze, and Molly Colbert was third with eight gold, five silver and four bronze.

The club’s Hayley Milne was awarded top disability swimmer from the event.