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ESSA Championships 2018

Three junior team members, from Newton Abbot Swimming Club - Henry Gascoyne, Samuel Griffin & Zoe Maynard - represented their school as part of the South West Division (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset & Wiltshire) in the recent National English Schools Swimming Association (ESSA) primary schools mixed Team Relay Championships.

32 schools qualified for this Nationwide event which took place on Saturday 16th June at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield, The five swimmers in the team all attend Stover Preparatory School and train with NASC, Dinnaton & Paignton swimming clubs.

They were placed 8th in both the 'B' finals for the “Small School Mixed Stroke Relay Team" & "Small School Freestyle Relay Team”.

They have been training together since April this year, and qualified for the National event by finishing second in the Regional event at Millfield School in April.

The team received pool time and coaching support from both NASC and Dinnaton Swimming Club.

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