FOLLOWING on from successful National Championships in the summer, City of Bradford opened their new season's account at the Yorkshire Swimming Association's Winter Competition.

In the 14 years age group Archie Dunne had an outstanding performance and gained a County title with his time of 24.77 in the 50m freestyle. History was made as he got inside the club record time of 25.84, previously held by international James Griffin since 1992.

He followed that up with a silver medal and a new club record time of 27.25 in the 50m butterfly and a bronze was collected in the 50m breaststroke. Dunne also placed in the top ten in the 100m freestyles, 50m and 100m backstroke and 100m butterfly.

Fellow Bradfordian Archie Minto, aged 14, got top ten finishes in the 50m and 100m butterfly, 50m and 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 200m individual medley.

More top ten finishes came from Ella Jones 15 years category in the 50m and 100m backstroke, Cameron Singh Mander in the 14 years 50m and 100m breaststroke and Sam Naylor in the 16 years and over category in the 200m individual medley.

All of the swimmers train with Leisure Services Aquatic Development Programme under the guidance of Head Coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher.