Swimmers relegated

A TWO star show from four 11-year-old girls was not quite enough to keep Stevenage Swimming Club in swimming s first division on Saturday. Kirsty Hamshere, Danielle Murphy, Megan Nation and Lily West cruised to victory in both the

A TWO star show from four 11-year-old girls was not quite enough to keep Stevenage Swimming Club in swimming's first division on Saturday.

Kirsty Hamshere, Danielle Murphy, Megan Nation and Lily West (pictured below) cruised to victory in both the freestyle and medley relays but coach Greg Lasenby's youngsters failed to avoid relegation to the second division.

They needed to finish fourth out of eight teams to stay up - but they ended the night in sixth.

"I'm really proud of them all," Lasenby said.

"We'll just have to win promotion again next year."

n Under-18s will get the chance of a free swim on Saturday to celebrate the 2012 Olympics.

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Youngsters are being given the chance to swim and try sports activities at North Herts District Council's North Herts Leisure Centre in Letchworth, Royston Leisure Centre and Hitchin Swimming Centre.

The event is part of a national initiative to promote the 2012 Olympics and Paralymics.

For more information contact the venue or call NHDC on 01462 474560.

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