CITY of Bradford members came home with a slew of medals from the prestigious Sheffield Snow Frills Meet at Ponds Forge.

It was Ellen Winters, taking part in the girls' 17 and over events, who stole the limelight.

She won the 100 metres breaststroke, 50m and 100m freestyle and the 50m backstroke.

Next in line was 14-year-old Archie Dunne, with wins in the 100m and 200m freestyle and 100m butterfly and silvers in the 50m and 100m backstroke.

Swimming as a 14-year old, Archie Minto swam to a gold in the 50m freestyle and silver in the 100m and 200m freestyle.

Leading the charge in the 15-16 years' age group 50m freestyle was Nathan Strauss, who also finished third in the 100m freestyle and 100m backstroke.

Sam Wardle looked impressive when he touched first in the boys' 15-16 years 200m individual medley, and he went on to claim silver in the 100m backstroke and 100m freestyle and bronze in the 200m freestyle and 200m backstroke.

City's other gold-medal performance was by Matty Joe Wilson, who finished top of the podium in the 50m breaststroke in the nine-ten years' age group, as well as taking silver in the 200m breaststroke and bronze in the 100m backstroke

Poppy Anderson, 14, claimed silver in the 200m freestyle and 100m butterfly, and silvers also went to Sophia Basaraba in the 12 years' 200m freestyle and Josh Jones in the 13 years' 100m butterfly.

Bringing up the rear with bronzes were Isaac Naylor (200m butterfly), Harris Khaliq (200m backstroke), Basaraba (50m freestyle) and Jones (50m butterfly).

A squad of the club's emerging talent competed in the Sheffield City B Grade long-course meet, also at Ponds Forge.

City's swimmers were on top form, claiming ten golds, 13 silvers and eight bronzes, plus three speeding tickets.

Gold medals went to Wilson (3), Winters (2), Holly Vasey (2), Ellie Horrocks, Teagan Hoyland and Khaliq.

Silver medals went to Angus Twigger (2), Lilly Broxup, Fraser Buxton, Khaliq, Horrocks, Louie Dove, Vasey, Owen Gaunt, George Smith, Julia Silva, Hoyland and Winters.

Claiming bronzes were Keira Hinchliffe (3), Oliver Wain (2), George Smith, Harrison Smith (1), Broxup and Silva (1),

Speeding tickets for swimming too fast for this meet went to Gracie Beaumont (2) and Sam Akers.

All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics competition programme under the guidance of senior coach Andy Pearce and development coach Sarah Fisher.

Meanwhile, Yorkshire won the regional round of the ASA National Masters at Oldham Leisure Centre.

They scored 298 points, with Cheshire on 272 points, Lancashire 173, Northumberland & Durham 124 and Cumbria 73.

Yorkshire then went on to finish top of the national rankings with a 48-point lead over Warwickshire, with Hampshire third.

Chris Brown was City of Bradford's only representative in the Yorkshire team, and was second in the 50m backstroke in 33.25sec and helped the 260+ years mixed 4x50m freestyle to silver as well.

Brown also trains with Bradford aquatics competition programme

Subject to ratification, Julie Hoyle (East Leeds) broke her own short-course 50m backstroke British and European record in the women's 55-59 years' age group in 33.14sec.

Also representing their county at the event were officials Christine McCabe and David Alexander