DSE National Junior Short Course 2005

By Rhys Roberts - March 9 2005
DSE National Junior Short Course 2005 Two Dragons D.S.C. swimmers, Anthony Gregory and Katrina Mitchell represented the Welsh region at the DSE National Junior Short Course Championships 2005 held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on March 5th & 6th 2005.

Two Dragons D.S.C. swimmers, Anthony Gregory and Katrina Mitchell represented the Welsh region at the DSE National Junior Short Course Championships 2005 held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on March 5th & 6th 2005.

Ponds Forge, Sheffield - DSE National Junior Short Course Championships 2005.

The Championships were held on Saturday March 5th and Sunday March 6th. The gala featured two of young the stars of the Great Britain Athens 2004 Paralympic team, Claire Cashmore and former Dragons D.S.C. swimmer Rhiannon Henry. In Athens Claire won bronze medals in the SM9 200m individual medley and the S9 100m backstroke, while Rhiannon Henry won bronzes in the S13 100m butterfly and 400m freestyle.

 

Anthony Gregory and Katrina Mitchell poolside at Ponds Forge.

Katrina Mitchell was swimming in the S14 category for swimmers with Learning Difficulties and Anthony Gregory was competing in the S17 ctaegory for swimmers with dyspraxia.

Their results were as follows:

Anthony Gregory

S17 100m Freestyle            1:16.28         3rd out of 7

S17 50m Backstroke            40.14            1st out of 8

S17 100m Breaststroke        1:54.74         6th out of 6

S17 100m Backstroke          1:26.22         1st out of 5

S17 50m Freestyle              33.53            2nd out of 9

 

Katrina Mitchell

S14 50m Butterfly               45.70            3rd out of 4

S14 100m Freestyle            DNF

S14 100m Ind. Medley         1:57.10         6th out of 6   

S14 50m Backstroke            52.70            6th out of 8

S14 100m Butterfly             1:46.59         3rd out of 3

S14 50m Freestyle              39.65            4th out of 12

 

Anthony Gregory set two National Records for the new DSE category S17 in the 50m backstroke and 100m backstroke.

 

Click here to read the DSE Press Release about this Gala