Harpurhey Retain Rising Stars Title

Harpurhey retain their title of top club in the City of Manchester, winning the June edition of the Rising Stars gala. The event took place at the Manchester Aquatic Centre on Saturday 11th June, all the Manchester Community Clubs, Broadway, Harpurhey, Wythenshawe, City of Manchester Icebergs, Raven Moss, COMAST Hough End and the COMAST Academy put in teams with once more a record number of swimmers competing. The gala gives young swimmers a chance to participate in a competitive environment.

The swimmers raced in the 50m events of Freestyle, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Backstroke together with the 100m Individual Medley and 4x50m Freestyle team relays.

The event is organised and officiated by volunteers from the City of Manchester Aquatics Swim Team, with swimmers from Performance squad providing the timekeeping.

Beacon Squad swimmer, who this year qualified for the Olympic trials in Glasgow, Nathan Bennett handed out the medals and congratulated the swimmers.

The next Rising Stars gala will take place on Saturday 24th September. See you all there!

 

Top Team Award
1st       Harpurhey ASC
2nd      City Of Manchester Hough End
3rd      Broadway ASC

‘A’ Team Relay
1st       Harpurhey ASC
2nd      City Of Manchester Hough End
3rd      Broadway ASC

‘B’ Team Relay
1st       Harpurhey ASC
2nd      City Of Manchester Hough End
3rd      Broadway ASC

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