WINSFORD Swim Team returned from the weekend’s North Midlands Championships weighed down with a stack of medals.
Swimmers returned record times and personal bests at the Macclesfield event, the opening meet of a championship format that runs until January 25.
Victoria Cunningham, 14, claimed gold in the 800m and 50m freestyle, a silver in the 100m free and broke the club record in the 50m free in a time of 28.30 seconds.
Jessica Gallimore, 13, took silver in the 200m backstroke and broke the club record in the process with a time of two minutes 29 seconds.
Oliver Rose, 11, broke club records in the 200m breaststroke (3:19.40) and 50m breast (41.60), claiming a silver medal in the latter event.
Silver medals were also won by Sam James, 10, in the 50m back and 50m free, Michael Almond 16, in the open 50m free and Robert Hainsworth, 14, in the 50m breast.
Northwich Swimming Club had a record number of entries at their 93rd annual club championships.
A total of 100 spectators witnessed some thrilling contests with more than 200 competitors achieving personal best times.
Winners in the girls section were Georgina Steele (eight, 25m free) nine-year-olds Bethany Hanson and Rachel England, Emma Roberts (10), Helen Owen (10), Catherine Moss (11), Abbie Jones (11) and Sarah Jervis (12).
Sophie Smith (13), 14-year-old Lauren Miller, Emma Foster (15) and Elizabeth Hodges (16) were crowned champions.
In the boys section, winners were: Daniel Moore (8), nine- year-olds Nicky Law and Martin Rodgerson, 10-year-olds Harry Kemp, Joe Korta and Jonathan Owen, 11-year-olds Andrew Cunliffe and Conner Hanson, Alex Law (12), Dominic Cerro-Hughes (13), Jonathan Korta (14), Tom Jervis (15) and Matthew Tasker (16).