Agius Comes Out On Top

Location: Marlborough College (25m)

Event: 2008 Wiltshire County Championships – Long Distance Events

Date: 19 January 2008

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The opening day of this year’s Wiltshire County Championships saw Mel Agius and Jose Prunty dominate the Girls 800m event at Marlborough College, claiming first place in the Open and Junior Championships respectively, with Prunty taking second place in the Open competition. 17 year old, Agius also achieved a Wiltshire Age Group record. There were personal best times for Beth Preston and Megan Jones, whilst an impressive swim from Charlotte Pitts saw her secure her qualification for the regional competition at this distance.

A small group of boys swam in the 1,500m event, with Cathal Westman picking up third place in both the Open and Junior Championships, ahead of James Clark in fourth, Clark ’s swim seeing him achieve a Regional Qualifying Time. Liam Tubb and John Waite also took the opportunity to put some BAGCAT points on the board.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Beckett came within a second of her National Qualifying Time at the ASA South West Regional 800m Long Course Time Trials at Millfield on Saturday.

Source: Swindon Dolphin Press Team

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