Bobcats are crowned Top Club as squad make their mark in Northern Ireland

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Burnley Bobcats were crowned Top Club at the Swim Ulster Spring Qualifying Competition at the Bangor Aurora Aquatics and Leisure Centre, Northern Ireland.

The squad certain made their mark with a haul of 118 medals.

Bobcats’ two 17-year-olds William Beaven and Katie Rennolds both won seven gold and one silver medal each.

Miranda Bower, Colette Meade, Grace Pickles, Ellie Taylor and Tom Brown, all 16, also won medals. Miranda won five gold, a silver and a bronze, while Colette gained five silver medals and two bronze.

Grace won one gold and three bronze medals, and Ellie won three gold medals, three silver and three bronze.

Tom Brown (S14 disability swimmer) swam well, winning a gold and a silver medal.

Thomas Mackay and Harry Pilkington, both 15, battled it out in the pool with Harry winning six gold and two silver, while Thomas won three gold and four silver medals.

The two top 14-year-old boys Elliot Norman and Harvey Griffin were also battling for medal position in the same events. Elliot won six gold, two silver and a bronze.

Harvey won one gold, three silver and three bronze.

Alice Fox, 14, won two gold medals and three silver followed by a bronze.

Caitlin Birkett-Bentley, 13, won silver medals in the three breaststroke events, with a bronze, and Darcy Williams, also 13, won medals in all her backstroke events, two silver and a bronze.

Ben Havers-Strong and Lily Duckworth, both 12, who won 12 and 11 medals respectively. Ben won five gold, six silver and a bronze, while Lily won eight golds as well as two silver medals and finally a bronze.

Mia Sheridan was hot on Lily’s tail, winning three silver medals, with bronze medals in the 50m and 200m breaststroke and 100m backstroke.