Swimmers from all around the UK converged on Queen’s Street, Derby for a special Etwall Eagles 10th Anniversary Masters Meet.
With the event full to capacity (200 individuals representing 49 clubs) ensured it was an enjoyable occasion.
Congratulations to Kenilworth Masters for retaining the Top Visiting Team trophy, with City of Derby finishing as runners up and Loughborough Town in third. Well done to Team Luton for being the highest placed non Midland team which scooped them the visiting Eagles trophy.
On the individual front Loughborough Town swimmer Aimee Ramm (pictured at top) was victorious in the Paul Alderson Memorial Cup (best points scorer in the 50m Butterfly). A special mention to Lindsay Neil from Chesterfield for her win in the Record Breaker Cup – awarded to the swimmer who broke a meet record by the largest percent.
In celebration of the 10th staging of the event a number of special additions were added to the programme.
An invitational skins was won by Aimee Ramm (Loughborough Town) and David Holmes (East Leeds).
A charity 10×25 relay saw 110 swimmers form teams which were drawn at random at the start of the day. The relay, along with a massage service on the day raised over £300 for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Spot prizes were awarded in every 10th heat along with any swimmer who’s electronic time ended in .10.
Many thanks to all the visiting officials and club volunteers who supported the day, without which the meet would not have been possible.
Full results from the 2014 meet are available via the www.icklepeoplesoftware.co.uk website.
A provisional date of 28th November has been set for 2015. Full details of next years event will be posted on the Masters Hub early in the New Year.