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Silver success for Rugby aces

Rugby Editorial 13th Dec, 2018   0

RUGBY’S synchronised swimmers claimed a silver medal at the National Masters Championships.

Swimming in their home pool at the Queens Diamond Jubilee Centre, the team of Sandra Anstruther, Julie Bowler-Smith, Dawn Broad, Kay Ridler, Alison Richardson, Joyce Williams and Rebecca Chandler were pleased with their magic-themed routine.

It featured a compilation of music by Pilot, The Police and the theme tune to ‘Bewitched’.

The team secured second place and now have their sights set on gold at the regional and international competitions in the spring and summer of next year.




Back in September the team also won silver at the Masters European Championships in Slovenia.

Performing for the first time in the Swim England National Masters Championships, Emilia Walker executed an impressive technical routine to ‘Thinking About You’ by Dua Lipa and free routine to Sam Smith’s ‘One Last Song’.


She was awarded a silver medal against tough competition in the 18-24 age group.

Meanwhile, novice duet partners Anstruther and Bowler-Smith were pleased with their ‘Greatest Showman’-themed free routine in the 40-54 age group which they are aiming to perform internationally in 2019.

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