THERE was an exciting finish to City of Chester Swimming Club’s second House Gala of the year.
After a series of closely fought races the Dolphins team took top spot with 151 points. The Otters (150) were just one point behind in second followed by the Penguins (141), Beavers (130), Sharks (115) and Seals (105).
Forty-seven swimmers gained a mixture of gold, silver and bronze times. Ben Taberner (Sharks) gained three gold times in each of his races. Gold times also went to Jessie Griffiths (Penguins), James Dring (Otters) and Megan Partington (Sharks).
Nine swimmers – Emilia Stewart (Beavers), Sam Hair, Francesca Cosme, Sophie Palgrave Neath (Dolphins), Phoebe Townsend (Penguins), Anya Bertram, Gemma Davies, Katie Ford (Otters) and Anna Banim (Seals) – achieved silver times in all their swims.
The event ended with Olympic-themed relay races.