SILSDEN’S Sophia Basaraba claimed silver as City of Bradford enjoyed an impressive medal haul at the prestigious Sheffield Snow Frills Meet.

She earned her podium spot in the 12 years 200m freestyle.

Ellen Winters, swimming in the girls 17 and over events, stole the limelight. She won the 100m 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. He also claimed silver in the 50m and 100m backstroke.

Swimming in the 14-year-old category, Archie Minto won gold in the 50m freestyle and silver in the 100m and 200m freestyle.

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.

Meanwhile, Sutton’s Chris Brown helped Yorkshire finish first in the National Masters Inter-County Meet at Oldham.

Brown was City of Bradford’s only swimming representative on the team and his swims helped to secure the emphatic victory for the county.

Competing in the 50m backstroke and a team event, Brown claimed second place in a time of 33.25sec and helped the 260-plus years mixed 4x50m freestyle team also claim second place.

Yorkshire came out on top, scoring 298 points to finish ahead of close rivals Cheshire with 272 points, with Lancashire third on 173.

Yorkshire then went on to finish in the top spot in the national rankings with a 48-point lead over runners-up Warwickshire.