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Clutch of golds for city at long course contest.

CITY of Coventry Swimming Club finished seventh in the medal table at the recent Midland Youth Long Course Championship.

The club won seven medals, including four gold, in a highly competitive competition at Coventry Leisure Centre.

David Maxwell won gold in both the 200m individual medley and the 400m individual medley. Jen Todd won gold in the 200m freestyle and silver in the 800m freestyle, while Mohammed Ahmed won gold in the 50m free and also a bronze in the 50m breaststroke.

Natalie Clarke also had a successful weekend winning silver in the 50m backstroke.

Bronze medals were won by the men's relay teams in the 4x100m freestyle, 4x100m medley and 4x200m freestyle and Rikki Morris was the overall winner of the 100m and 200m backstroke.

The club's young swimmers also excelled at the Coventry Level One May Open Meet, a two-day event that brought together competitors aged nine and above from clubs from across the country.

Gold medallists included, Rebecca Burden, Hymie Connell, Georgia Ementon, Isabel Jones, Rebecca Winn, William Foster, Abigail Harkins, Yasmin Boff, Laura Cowley, Alice Rainsley, Eva Vicary, Jordan Mohamed, Abigail Humphreys, Emily Graham, Tom Herbert, Kate McKenzie, Lucas Gregory, Leah Gowing, Seamus Simpkins, Matthew Slevin, Rikki Morris, Jen Todd, Mo Ahmed, David Maxwell, Natalie Clarke, Evie Topping, Jacob Scullion, Luke Wilkins and Jacob Randle-Bissell.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jun 4, 2012
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