Chambers stars at Spring Gala

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Sudbury Storms sent 12 swimmers to the Newmarket Spring Gala.

Katie Chambers won the nine-and-under 25m freestyle in a personal-best time of 19.64 seconds and also went on to claim the 25m breaststroke title in another pb of 27.82.

Teammate Sophie Murray also ended up with three personal bests on the night with second place in the 25m backstroke in 21.81, first in the 25m butterfly in 22.88 and leading off the canon relay with 25m freestyle in 18.67.

Her brother William Murray was not to be outdone and won the 10-and-under 50m butterfly in 47.99 — knocking eight-and-a-half seconds off his pb — to qualify for June’s Development Championships and also won the 50m freestyle in a pb of 37.26.

Holly Jacobs had three personal-best times in the 14-and-under age category, racing the 50m butterfly in 39.56, the 50m backstroke in 43.38 and the 50m freestyle in 36.67.

Harry Moye swam the 50m backstroke leg of the medley relay in a pb of 37.14 and then went on to better this with 36.70 in the individual event.

Anthony Cole also swam the 50m backstroke leg in the medley relay in a pb of 43.36 and again bettered it in the individual event with 42.85.

Makia Keeble-Bradford swam two pbs in the first leg of the relays— 25m freestyle in 20.02 and 25m backstroke in 24.46.

Caitlin Evans achieved two Development Championship qualifying times and twoi pbs in the 10-and-under events with 55.51 in the 50m butterfly and 44.70 in the 50m freestyle.

Molly Roberts swam a pb of 38.27 in the 12-and-under 50m freestyle and Alfie Lawrence achieved his first Development Championship qualifying time and pb in the 14-and-under 50m freestyle in 34.68, as well as another pb in the 50m breaststroke of 50.28.

At the end of the evening, Karen Chambers, Dan Lawrence, Sue Moye and Luke Greenhalgh swam in a parents and friends 4x25m relay.