Eight swimmers from the Colchester Phoenix Amateur Swimming Club travelled to Norfolk to compete in the ASA Norfolk Swimability Meet. The annual event attracted disability swimmers (teams) from all over the Eastern Region.
The mighty Phoenix swimmers completed in a total of thirty-one individual events, plus two Team Relay events.
In the individual events, the majority of the Phoenix team took first, second and third place positions and all the Phoenix swimmers achieved personal best times (Pb’s) on their entered times.
In the 4 x 25m Team Medley, Male Team Captain Samuel Inman led his team to victory to take first place position in a time of 1.36.06. And in the 4 x 25m Freestyle Team Relay Female Team Captain Amelia Edgar led her team to take first place position in a closely fought time of 1.20.82.
At the end of the successful meet, both teams were presented with the Relay Team trophies in recognition of their achievement.
Throughout the world of disability swimming, the Colchester Phoenix ASC Swimming Squad are renowned for competitiveness and sense of fair play. They are a squad that lives up to the club’s motto, Ability not Disability!
Photograph From left to right back: Stuart Mitchell, Female Team Captain Amelia Edgar, Male Team Captain Samuel Inman, Callum Simmons and Chloe Scott.
From left to right front: Nirari Yousseffii-Titchen, the youngest member of the team Corey Hare and Christopher Jenner.