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SWIMMING: Falkner lands double delight
11:00am Thursday 10th July 2014 in Sport
Bicester Blue Fins’ Ellie Falkner stormed to a double victory as they finished third in the second Vale Cup meeting at the White Horse Leisure & Tennis Centre in Abingdon.
Falkner won the girls 14 & under 100m butterfly in 1.10.09, before taking the 14 & under 100m breaststroke.
Josh Rowland won the 14 & under boys 100m freestyle and finished runner-up in the boys open 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke.
He was third in the 14 & under 100m open breaststroke.
Alex Pryce was second in the 12 & under boys 50m breaststroke, as was Ryan McKenzie was runner-up in the 12 & under 50m butterfly.
Matty Thornley, Pryce, Ryan McKenzie and Matthew Harris were second in the boys 12 & under medley relay.
Chloe Wanless won in the 12 & under girls’ 100m backstroke – just three tenths of a second off first place.
Tia Falkner teamed up with Tom Whitley, Eveena Shah, Matty Thornley, Ellie Falkner, Josh Rowland, Jodie Harris and Jack Rowland to finish third in the 8x50m freestyle squadron relay which is made up of the fastest boy and girl competitors from each age category.
Tom Whitely took the boys 10 & under 50m butterfly title.