City of Oxford’s Emily Wood achieved two national qualifying times in the Northampton Winter Festival Open Meet at Corby International Pool.

The 13-year-old’s time of 1min 16.38secs for the 100m breaststroke ranks her sixth, and the 2.44.47 for the 200m breaststroke seventh nationally in her age group.

Meanwhile, four Oxford swimmers, Elizabeth Oliver, Lucy Smith, Joseph McLean and Chiara De Vita took gold medals.


Gold: E Oliver, 15, 50m & 100m freestyle; L Smith, 15, 200m freestyle; J McLean, 12, 100m & 200m breaststroke; C De Vita, 11, 200m breaststroke.

Silver: R Allen, 13, 50m freestyle & 100m backstroke; E Oliver, 15, 800m & 200m free-style; T Giles, 15, 1500m freestyle; E Wood, 13, 100m & 200m breaststroke; L Smith, 15, 200m butterfly & 100m freestyle; M Underwood, 11, 100m butterfly; M Little, 12, 200m breast-stroke.

Bronze: R Youngs Do Patrocinio, 12, 400m freestyle; M Little, 12, 100m breaststroke; C Smart, 200m breaststroke; E Oliver, 15, 200m backstroke; H Basterfield, 15, 100m freestyle; J McLean, 12, 400m IM; L Heron, 14, 200m breaststroke.