City of Chester Swimming Club

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Primary Schools Gala - Overleigh Boys break King's hold on the trophy

The annual Primary schools gala was held on 17th May. Always a well attended and noisy event, this years was no different. The boys event went to a very exciting and close finish with Overleigh St Mary's breaking the hold that King's have had on the trophy and receiving the loudest cheers of the night. The girls event was a duel between King's and Queen's with King's finishing the victors. The small school competion was won by Merton House. Full results below.

Boys competition

1st Overleigh St Mary’s School
2nd King School
3rd Belgrave School
Also taking part in the final Upton Heath 4th, King B 5th and Newton A 6th

Other schools who took part were Mill View, Christleton and Tarvin




Girls competition

1st King School
2nd Queen School
3rd Newton School
Also taking part in the final Queen B 4th, King B 5th and Huntington 6th

Other schools who took part were Overleigh, Christleton, Mill View and Tarvin



Small Schools – to qualify for this schools have to have 25 or less children in Yr. 5 & 6 combined.

1st Merton House School
2nd Delamere School
3rd Shocklach Oviatt School
Also taking part were Barrow 4th and Saighton 5th





There was a demonstration of competitive swimming by members of the Club between the heats and finals: Lucy Doherty, Isobel Thwaite, Simon Ellershaw & Ian Prossor

Thanks to Sue for organising the event and all the volunteers for helping with judging, timing and marshalling. City of Chester Swimming Club is pleased to support the local comunity and hosts this annual event at no charge to the participants.