Medal hauls for Sharks

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Mildenhall Sharks Swimming Club members secured a medal haul at the East Region Open Water Championships at Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre.

First off was Charlie Russell, entering the 3000m race for the first time and winning gold in both the East Region Men’s 25/29 age group and Suffolk Men’s 25 and Over age group.

The next race was the 800m Novice event, where Ffion Lewis-Dimmock, Jay Carter, Lucy Ransley, Sam Buckles, Sasha Welbourn and Sophie Almond competed; with Lewis-Dimmock also winning Gold in the Suffolk Girls’ 13-14 age group.

The 1500m race had five swimmers from Mildenhall with Dan Zenobia, Gemma Welbourn, Jeannie Morley, Jemma Garry and Rob Garry all competing.

And there was further medal joy as Morley won gold in the Women’s 50-59 age group and silver in the Suffolk Women’s 25 and Over age group, while Garry took bronze in the East Region Men’s 50-59 age group and in the Suffolk Men’s 25 and over age group and Zenobia took further gold in the East Region Men’s 30-34 age group