Locks Heath starlets take their Chance

Locks Heath talents at the Portsmouth First Chance meet
Locks Heath talents at the Portsmouth First Chance meet
Havant & Waterlooville swimming club raised money with their channel challenge. Picture: Jonathan Stock

Havant & Waterlooville stars go to great lengths

Austin-Slade Jeffery motors to win the 100m breaststroke in Havant & Waterlooville's Club Championships.  Picture: Keith Woodland

Byrne and Jeffrey flex their muscles in Club Championships

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Locks Heath have enjoyed another successful visit to the Mountbatten Centre.

The squad tallied 99 swims in the Portsmouth First Chance meet at the end of last month.

And between them the talents achieved 49 personal bests and won 28 golds, along with 18 silver and bronze medals.

New club records were set by Grace Goddard, 12, in the 100m freestyle, Juliet Jarvie, 14, in the 100m breaststroke and Jan Stoop, 14, in the 50m butterfly.

Meanwhile, a number of starlets secured Hampshire qualifying times.

Ella Richardson–Fitt made the grade in the 50m backstroke, Mia Day in the 200m individual medley, Goddard in the 200m freestyle and 200m individual medley, Stoop in the 50m butterfly and Finlay Norris in both his 50m butterfly and 200m individual medley.