Medals for Katie

By Clare Newman

Friday, May 9, 2014


Medals for Katie

Katie Taylor.

FIVE members of the IW Marlins Swim Club struck gold at the ASA Masters’ Half-Hour Swim Challenge.

Tom Rooney, 86, set a new record in the the 85 to 89 age group, swimming a total of 1,270m, while Jenny Ball, 75, completed 1,500m. Also taking part were Barbara Butler (60-64), who was fifth with 1,375m, Rosemary Johnson (70-74), who swam 1,350m, and Fiona Newnham (55-59), who swam 1,225m.

Rosemary and Jenny also swam in the Guernsey Masters Open Meet, where Rosemary won a silver and bronze medals in the more competitive 70-74 age group and Jenny had very little real competition.

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