Boulding secures eight Yorkshire swimming golds for Borough of Kirklees

Borough of Kirklees swimmers compete at Yorkshire Championships, which were held over three weekends in Leeds and Sheffield.

Friday, 17th March 2017, 7:56 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:52 am
Borough of Kirklees saw six swimmers crowned Yorkshire Champions while winning a host of other medals.

Borough of Kirklees swimmers produced some outstanding performances which saw six youngsters crowned Yorkshire champions.

Milly Boulding, aged 13, led the way with a terrific haul of eight gold medals, while James Plant and Ruby Knight returned with three golds apiece.

In addition to her eight gold medals, Boulding also returned with two silvers, while she also competed in a further three finals.

Kyle Chisholm picked up two golds and there were also gold medal performances from Kirklees swimmers Luke Clegg and Melissa Moorhouse.

There were a number of other outstanding performances as Kirklees returned from the championships with a host of other medals and they also competed in a total of 60 other finals.

Results Round-up

Kirklees Yorkshire Champions

James Plant (age 10/11) -3 golds, 1 silver, 2 bronze and 4 finals.

Kyle Chisholm (age 16/overs) 2 gold, 4 silver and 1 final

Luke Clegg (age 12) 1 gold, 1 bronze and 6 finals.

Milly Boulding (age 13) 8 gold, 2 silver and 3 finals,

Ruby Knight (age 10/11) 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze and 8 finals.

Melissa Moorhouse (age 12) - 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze and 8 finals.

Kirklees Medal Winners

Martha Bradley (age 13) - 3 silver, 3 bronze and 6 final

Keelan Fitton (age 16/overs) 2 silver, 3 bronze and 2 finals

Chloe Hirst (age 14) 3 bronze and 10 finals; Mollie Greene (age 10/11) 3 bronze

Avril Bowler (age 16/overs) 2 bronze and 3 finals

Holly Pearson (age 15) 1 silver and 3 finals

Edith Hodgson (age 12) 1 bronze and 2 finals

Daniel Jackson ( age 10/11) - 1 silver and 11 finals.

Kirklees Yorkshire Championships other Finalists: Martin Smith 11; Gina Speakman 9; Jacob Grierson 8, Seth Leech 4, Jamie Fitton 4, Adam Law 3, Rebecca Thornton 3, Emily Hirst 3, Alexandra Woodhead 3, Alistar Henderson 2, Benjamin Robinson 2, Jamie Pridgeon 2, Alexandra Stringer 2, Devyn Leask 2, James Dierck 1, Sam Loizou 1, Emily Brook 1, Sally Rutledge 1.