Search

Sharks bask in win

PUBLISHED: 15:20 27 March 2008 | UPDATED: 13:09 05 October 2010

BETHNAL Green Sharks were crowned winners of the Gordon Trophy after producing a supreme effort to overcome cup holders Anaconda Swimming Club. The Sharks were led by Sam Digby Baker, who claimed three first-place finishes and two second positions, as the

BETHNAL Green Sharks were crowned winners of the Gordon Trophy after producing a supreme effort to overcome cup holders Anaconda Swimming Club.

The Sharks were led by Sam Digby Baker, who claimed three first-place finishes and two second positions, as the Bethnal Green club beat Anaconda by 13 points at the Park Road swimming pool in Hornsey.

Joe Cronin collected two victories for the Sharks, coming home first in the Under-12 backstroke and breaststroke, and was narrowly beaten into second in the butterfly and freestyle events.

Charlie Bayliss was also a two-time winner, recording wins in the boys' Under-16 backstroke and freestyle relay.

Digby Taylor, who won the Under-16 butterfly and freestyle individual events, also formed part of the freestyle relay with Julian Lloyd and Ziwen Cai.

Lloyd and Cai were also part of the winning Sharks team in the Under-14 freestyle relay along with Kieran George-Coneelly and Ben Marquis.

Their victory was matched by the girls' Under-16 freestyle relay team, featuring Indea Kelly, Emilie Regnier, Fleur Cousens and Jessica Saipano.

Kelly and Saipano were also individual winners in the Under-16 breaststroke and Under-14 backstroke respectively, while Brid Cudmore claimed victory in the Under-14 butterfly.

Sophie Kussan achieved a pair of second-place finishes in the girls Under-14 breaststroke and freestyle, while Charlotte Martin and Annabel Palmer were also runners-up in the Under-12 backstroke and butterfly.

Individual second positions were also collected by Calvin Cheung in the boys Under-16 breaststroke, Can Ozcutan in the boys open freestyle, and Scott Leighton in the open backstroke.

The Sharks also achieved team runners-up finishes in the boys Under-12 and Under-14 medley relays, and in the girls Under-14 medley and freestyle races.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Latest East London Sports News

17:00

East London women’s first team started the season in style with a 3-2 victory over Bromley & Beckenham.

Yesterday, 16:13

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton said he is “devastated” they have been forced out of the Carabao Cup without being able to come up against Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Veteran Ryan ten Doeschate helped Essex bat out a draw to hand his side the inaugural Bob Willis Trophy and their third first-class title in four years.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Redbridge picked up a 2-1 victory over local rivals Woodford Town in George Christou’s first match in charge after being appointed last week.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Jamie Porter has put Essex into a strong position as they shape up for the final day’s play in this Bob Willis Trophy clash at Lord’s where Somerset will resume on 227 for 7 and a lead of 191.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Sir Alastair Cook struck the 67th first-class century of his career when compiling 172 in the Bob Willis Trophy final.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Alastair Cook stroked his way to 172 as he produced an innings of the highest quality to put Essex on the cusp of a first innings lead in their Bob Willis Trophy clash with Somerset at Lord’s.

PROMOTED CONTENT

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Latest from the East London Advertiser