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Osca Clark claims haul of medals from Menai Bridge meet
3rd March 2017

A gifted swimmer at Rydal Penrhos came away from a regional meet with a haul of medals.

Osca Clark, a Year 7 pupil at the school, turned in a number of eye-catching performances at the Menai AA and B meet, which was held at Llandudno Swimming Pool on Sunday, February 26.

The 11-year-old picked up no fewer than four golds and a silver medal from his five events, smashing a number of personal best times in the process.

He began with a second placed finish in the 100 metre AA freestyle race, before touching the finishing line first in the 100 metre backstroke in a time of 1:27.54.

The sports scholar then went on to claim both the 100 metre breaststroke and butterfly events, before ending the day in style with success in the 200m individual medley in 3:06.29.

This is the latest in a long line of successes for the young swimming star, who is regarded as one of the most promising talents in the region.

Head of Swimming Maciej Ruszkowski, said: “Osca has done a lot of good work in the pool in the lead up to this meet, and it was no surprise to see him performing well.

“He is a very talented swimmer in all disciplines and shows a great determination to get better with every session, and I am delighted with his progress.”

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