Now based at the John Charles Aquatic Centre, East Leeds Swimming Club enjoyed recent success at the ASA National Masters Championships.
The 26 swimmers were in outstanding form at the Ponds Forge Pool, Sheffield. They came away with 1 World, 3 European and 5 British Records.
Leading the way were the Mixed 160+ years 4 x 50 metre Freestyle Team of Paul Clemence, Nina Williams, Philippa Rickard and Chris Knee. The same four swimmers also setting an new European Record in their 4 x 100 metres Freestyle.
Julie Hoyle set the two other European Records in the 50 and 100 metre Backstroke for her 50-54 year age group.
Two of the British Records were set by David Emerson in the 50 metres Butterfly and Freestyle events for his 50-54 year age group. Paul Clemence set a new mark for the 50 metre Freestyle in his 40-44 years age group.
Another new British Record went to the Mens 160+ years 4 x 50 metre Freestyle Team of Paul Clemence, David Holmes, David Emerson and Chris Knee. The Mens 160+ years 4 x 50 metre Medley Team of Philip Pratt, David Holmes, David Emerson and Paul Clemence complete the British Record tally.
Some exceptional swimming by a small club.