Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

BLYTH Lifeguard and Swimming Club Took the Plunge [...]

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

BLYTH Lifeguard and Swimming Club Took the Plunge [...]

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BLYTH Lifeguard and Swimming Club took the plunge at the National Lifesaving Championships in Sheffield - and surfaced with a string of podium finishes.

The club's impressive performances included several first-place finishes.

In the senior girls' competition, Chelsea Whyman and Rachel Carrol were first overall and first in wet incident.

They also triumphed in dry incident and the swim and tow category.

In the individual ladies' event, Amy Wilkinson finished first overall as well as taking top spot in the wet incident and second in dry incident. Holly Mitchell was seventh overall Linda Taylor claimed first place overall in the ladies' 40-49 years category.

She also finished top of the pile in wet incident, dry incident and rope throw.

Myles Strudwick claimed the overall honours in the men's 30-39 years section as well as first in wet incident and second in dry incident.

In the equivalent women's category, Pamela Wilkinson was third overall and first in wet incident.

Emily Price and Rebecca Douglas clinched 11th overall and Elli Munday and Emma Wilkinson seventh overall in the junior girls' competition. …

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