Youngsters compete in annual Swimability event in Lowestoft

The 15th annual Swimability swimming meet was successfully held at the Waterlane Leisure Centre. One

The 15th annual Swimability swimming meet was successfully held at the Waterlane Leisure Centre. One of the swimmers collects his medal and certificate. Picture: Courtesy of Lowestoft Lions - Credit: Archant

A special gala for youngsters with disabilities attracted swimmers from across the region as they competed in Lowestoft.

The 15th annual Swimability swimming meet saw 38 swimmers from Lowestoft and Oulton Broad, Beccles, Colchester Phoenix, Great Yarmouth, City of Norwich, Sentinel, Stowmarket and Team Ipswich Swimming Clubs attend the gala, which was held at the Waterlane Leisure Centre.

The event was organised by Jill Walker, the Suffolk ASA disability officer. Lowestoft Lions Club sponsored the medals and certificates and also assisted with running the event.

Suffolk ASA President Sarah Elmer and Lowestoft Lions President Robin Smith presented all the swimmers with medals and certificates.

Gracie Forster was awarded best female and Ellie Challis from Colchester Phoenix won the Lions trophy for effort and enthusiasm.


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