Flyers hit the heights in SW champs

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ive Blandford Flyers Swimming Club members took part in the South-West Regional Swimming Championships 2022

Five Blandford Flyers Swimming Club members took part in the South-West Regional Swimming Championships 2022 at Millfield School, Hengrove and the Life Centre, Plymouth, over three consecutive weekends.
They were Harry Silvey, Stephen Quine, Maximus Leigh, Wilfred Leigh and Joshua Yip.
In arguably the most competitive region in the country, Blandford’s swimmers represented the club in 29 events. Swimming numerous personal bests along the way, they made an impressive 19 finals, punching well above their weight.
Special mention goes to Harry Silvey, who won a gold medal in both the 50m and the 100m breaststroke, and Wilfred Leigh who competed in 11 events winning 11 medals – six gold, two silver and three bronze.
Club representative Jonathan Creffield said: “We are very proud of our swimmers and hope their achievements will be an inspiration to other young children from Blandford and the local area.”
Parents of youngsters interested in getting involved with the club should visit the website at www.blandfordflyers.co.uk The friendly club welcomes all standards of youth swimmers from Learn-to-Swim Level 7 upwards.
In the picture (from left) are Harry Silvey, Stephen Quine, Max Leigh, Wilf Leigh and Joshua Yip.

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