SQUADS of City of Bradford’s senior and age group swimmers who all train with Bradford Aquatics Competition Programme travelled to Ponds Forge in Sheffield to compete in the North East Region Junior/Open and Age Group Championships.

Top 10 places were hard to come by for City’s swimmers at the Age Group event and it was 12-year-old Ciara O’Carroll from Keighley, who claimed fourth place in the 100m individual medley and 10th place in the 50m butterfly.

She also finished in the top 20 in the 50m breaststroke.

Thirteen-year-old Freddy Dean finished in eighth place in the 100m individual medley and had top 20 finishes in the 50m and 100m backstroke.

Robbie Ambler, also from Keighley, had three top-20 finishes and Harry Schmidt two.

Other meet qualifiers were Laura Temple, Jasmine Shay, Evelyn Gledhill, Will Skiggs and Keighley's Quinn Austin Kelly.

At the Junior Group Championships, three club records were broken by Gina Warrior and it was the 15-year-old who stole the limelight.

Her time of 30.21 in the 50m backstroke was an improved Winter National Qualifying time which placed her in silver medal position.

She then gained to new winter national qualifying times in the 100m and 200m backstroke in times of 1.05.65 and 2.21.33 respectively. She went on to round off a very successful weekend with a top 20 finish in the 50m freestyle.

Sisters Alex and Rebecca Dunn were also in fine form in their respective age groups. Swimming in the junior events, 14-year-old Alex claimed fourth place in the 50m breaststroke in a time of 35.26.

She was followed by older sister Rebecca swimming in the open events.

She qualified for the Winter Nationals in the 100m and 200m breaststroke with times of 1.14.64 and 2.40.44 respectively and claimed her third 10th place finish in the shorter 50m event.

Fourteen-year-old Sophia Gledhill had four top-10 finishes in the 200m and 400m individual medleys and the 50m and 100m butterfly.

Katie Wiles also favoured the butterfly events finishing in 10th and 15th places in the 50m and 100m respectively.

Cameron Mander finished in 20th place in both the Open 50m and 100m breaststroke events.

Other meet qualifiers were Callum Mawson and Fraser Buxton.