Plenty of Otters in day 1 action at the European Masters Championships today.


Dave Warren kicked off the champs with a massive swim in the 200IM. Dave's time of 2:14.94 saw him pick up a European silver medal in the mens 45-49 years age group, an Otter club record & set a new masters PB for Dave.

Dave wasn't the only Otter swimming PBs, setting records & getting top 10 finishes in the 200IM. Emma Shkurka swam a 2:40.91, to place 8th in the ladies 30-34 age group. Craig also set a new club record in the 25-29 years, 2:19.52, finishing 10th. Wade (12th) & Enrico (16th) both posted impressive times finishing 12th & 16th in their respective age group whileEtienne (28th), Lesley (29th), Camille (30th) & Oliver (31st) all had great swims.

800 Free

Haley Davis stormed the 30-34years 800 free taking Bronze in an Otter club record time of 9.58.03. Jess Thorpe was 8th in the same age group with a time of 10.18.52. Pip Bennett was 17th in the Mens 30-34 with a time of 9.50.57. Meanwhile back in pool 2 Jess Trevellick went out hard in her 25-29 years and then just kept going, winning her heat easily & finishing 26th, while Anne-Marie finished 56th in the same age group. 

Congrats to all Otters who braved the lines, crowded warm ups and swam. Brilliant results from everyone.