GB National Masters – Aberdeen

Jess, Mark, Jo, Colin, Jayne, Nia, (Tony abs.)

Aberdeen Report 2022
A small but talented group of 7 Club swimmers took Trains, Planes and
Automobiles to make the 364 mile journey to Aberdeen for this year’s
2022 British Masters Long Course Swim Championships.

Nia Westlake (25-29yrs) had a busy and successful weekend swimming
in 7 events and winning 5 golds and 2 silver medals. Nia set Welsh
National Masters records in the 400m IM 5:32.47, 200m Fly 2:51.31 (old
record set in 1972) and the 200m IM 2:37.71 (old record set in 1984). Nia
also set regional records in the previous mentioned events plus 1500m
Free 19:33.54, 400m Free 4:53.69 and 800m Free 10:07.94.

Distance ace Jess Partridge (45-49yrs) won golds in the 1500m Free
19:16.16, 400m Free 4:58.13 and 200m Butterfly 2:45.01. The 400m Free
was also a new regional record.

Sprinter Jo Seymour (55-59yrs) won gold in the 50m 38.41 and 100m
Breaststroke 1:27.35 and a silver in the 50m Free 31.03. All times were
new regional records.

Newly aged up Tony Cherrington (80-84yrs) had a golden weekend
winning the 50m Free 36.87, 100m Free 1:26.90 and 200m Free 3:20.37.

Jayne Stephenson (65-69yrs) had a busy weekend winning silvers in the
200m Free 2:54.18, 400m Free 6:05.90, and 800m Free 12:24.35. Jayne
also won bronze in the 100m Free 1:18.37 and 200m IM 3:25.87

Colin Stephenson (60-64yrs) had solid weekend winning gold in the
100m Free 1:03.43, silver in the 200m Free 2:25.00, bronze in the 50m
Free 28.57 and finishing 4th in the 400m Free 5:15.52.

Sprinter Mark Partridge (55-59yrs) made top 8 finishes in the 100m
Breaststroke 1:32.49 and 50m Backstroke 39.71 and swam a 50m Free

Simon (6/22)