postheadericon Relay bronze at Europeans

Hector Pardoe (Ellesmere College Titans) was a member of the GB relay team winning bronze at the European Junior Open Water Championships in Marseille, France.

The 5km mixed relay team of Hector Pardoe, Maisie Macartney, Emilia Sansome and Ioan Evans finished the U16 event in 1:00.32 beating rivals Spain by just four seconds.

Phoebe Griffiths (Ellesmere College Titans) secured the best individual finish of the competition with a 10th place in the 7.5km event finishing in 1:28:12.80.

Pardoe also swam in the individual 7.5km individual event placing 24th in a time of 1:25:41.70 and George Barber (Royal Wolverhampton School) was 35th in 1:29:25.90.

Gordon Mason (Ellesmere College Titans) swam the 10km and finished in a time of 1:59:37.60 in 27th place.