CITY of Bradford's swimmers came home with a flurry of medals from the prestigious Sheffield Snow Frills Meet.

It was Burley-in-Wharfedale's Archie Minto, swimming in the boys 15/16 years events, who took the plaudits with wins in the 100m freestyle, 200m backstroke and 200m individual medley.

His respective times were 56.72 seconds, two minutes, 19.69 seconds and two minutes, 23.18 seconds.

Not content with being on top of the podium, Minto also claimed silver medals in the 200m freestyle and 200m butterfly.

Swimming in the 17 years and over age group was Ellen Winters, who had also stolen the limelight at the previous year's Snow Frills Meet.

This time, she won gold in the 100m backstroke and silver in the 200m backstroke and 50m breaststroke. She picked up an incredible five bronze medals, coming third in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, 100m breaststroke and 50m backstroke.

Leading the charge in the 14 years age groups was Keighley’s Sam Akers, who claimed two silver medals in the 100m and 200m freestyle events.

Fourteen-year-old Fraser Buxton claimed three silvers, swimming a trio of excellently paced races to claim silver in the 50m and 200m breaststroke, as well as the 50m butterfly.

Mateusz Lipowicz narrowly missed out on gold in the 17 years and over 200m butterfly, finishing second and also he also won bronze in the 200m freestyle,

In the younger age groups, rising star Freddy Dean finished a creditable second in the nine/ten years 50m breaststroke and then went on to claim third place in the 50m and 100m backstroke.

Poppy Anderson and Ella Jones both rose to the occasion and earned silver medals in their age group, in the 200m butterfly and 50m backstroke respectively.

Jones then went on to collect bronze medals in both the 100m and 200m backstroke.

City’s other medallist was Oscar Hobson, aged 11, who took bronze in the 100m breaststroke.

The swimmers all train with Bradford Council’s Leisure Services Aquatic Competition Programme under the guidance of senior coach Andy Pearce and development coach Sarah Fisher.