Swimming success for Stoneygate Pupil

Stoneygate pupil Jacob, aged 12, scooped five Golds at the Long Course British Championship Qualifier in Sheffield. The highlight for Jacob was getting Gold and smashing his PB in the 400m Freestyle, having competed at this distance just once previously. Jacob who has a Sports Scholarship at Stoneygate School, also gained Gold in 200m and 100m Freestyle and Backstroke.

Jacob also took part in the Leicestershire Amateur Swimming Association County Championships where he gained six Golds and PB’s in all races. He is now ranked 3rd in Britain with a time of 26.91 seconds for 50m Freestyle short course.