Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Guisborough Enjoy League Victory; Swimming

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Guisborough Enjoy League Victory; Swimming

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THE 2012 Moors Swimming League came to its conclusion at the end of June with Guisborough ASC coming out as the overall champions.

The league comprises five clubs with Guisborough competing against swimmers from Northallerton, Eston, Stokesley and Saltburn & Marske, with the clubs competing in a series of galas across the year culminating with a final which was held at Eston Pool.

Guisborough entered this year's competition as reigning league champions and soon proved to be a force to be reckoned with again.

Competing in four galas and the league final, Guisborough achieved five wins, scoring in excess of 200 points in each competition, a feat not previously achieved by any club.

Success was achieved at all levels within the club from the very youngest swimmers aged nine and ten through to the open swimmers (many significantly older than the age group of over-16 suggests).

Head coach Andrew Young said: "It has been a real team effort, everybody has contributed to the victory, we have almost 40 swimmers competing in the team throughout the year and every one of them played their part". …

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