Sheffield National Masters - October 2012

A small team of swimmers represented Stroud Masters at the recent National Masters Swimming Championships held at Ponds Forge International in Sheffield.

Kerrie Aldridge, Mark Patridge, Jessica Wooddisse
Kerrie Aldridge, Mark Patridge, Jessica Wooddisse

Kerrie Aldridge, Mark Patridge, Jessica Wooddisse

Backstroke specialist Kerrie Aldridge narrowly missed out on a national medal in the sprint event finishing in 4 place and secured 5 and 6 place finishes in the 100 and 200 metres backstroke events.

Mark Partridge won a bronze medal in his best event, the 50 metres breaststroke. He also gained two personal best times, one of which was in the 100 metres breaststroke where he finished in 5 position.

Jessica Wooddisse took golds in the 800 and 1500 metres freestyle events and achieved 2 silver medals in the 400 metres freestyle and individual medley events. They will be joined by other members of the team at the Etwall Eagles Open Meet later in the month.

Swimmer Event Time Position
Jessica 1500 F/S 18:22.96 1st
400 IM 5:39.90 2nd
800 F/S 9:46.42 1st
400 F/S 4:46.78 2nd
Mark 50 brst 32.88 3rd
50 fly 29.42 5th
50 F/S 27.31 9th
400 F/S 4:59.74 10th
100 F/S 1:02.74 15th
100 brst 1:14.10 5th
800 F/S 10:50.99 9th
Kerrie 200 back 2:35.77 5th
50 fly 34.66 17th
100 back 1:11.14 6th
50 back 32.52 4th
100 IM 1:14.90 11th