CITY of Oxford Swimming Club continued their incredible form at the Oxfordshire & North Bucks Counties Championships to claim a series of team and individual titles.

The youngsters claimed the club championship for the eighth year in a row, with 11 swimmers winning 33 trophies combined.

Wales international Connor Bryan, 20, won all three breaststroke events he entered in Aylesbury, while

18-year-old Kenji McDade was Open champion at four separate disciplines.

Megan Smit, 18, dominated her long distance events, which were held at Leys Pool and Leisure Centre in Blackbird Leys, becoming Open Champion in the 400m and 1,500m freestyle and and 400m medley.

Meanwhile, Illizane Pinfold, Britain’s No 1 ranked 50m breaststroke swimmer in the 16 years age group, broke a county record on the way to winning her event.

Elswhere, 17-year-old Nick Skelton took 200m backstroke gold and silver in the men’s 200m individual medley and 100m and 200m freestyle.

City of Oxford finished third in the junior championship as Evie McLean, 16, and 14-year-old Lucy Fox won four titles each, despite the latter being two years younger than most of her rivals.

Charles Pauling and Morgan Smith, both 16, were on the podium for the first time.

Annaliese Elford and Henry Purcell were among the shining lights of Witney and District’s 40-strong squad, which finished fifth out of 14 clubs.

Leading the medal haul were the 10/11-year age group duo.

Purcell claiming backstroke gold over 50m, 100m and 200m, plus bronze in the 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke.

Elford won the 50m and 100m breaststroke, adding 50m butterfly silver and bronze in the 200m breaststroke.

Katie Franklin also claimed double gold, in the 12 years 50m and 100m front crawl, plus four silver medals and two bronzes.

The others to win titles were Erin Stewart, who won the 14 years 50m and 100m back stroke, and Eleanor Perks, 15, who triumphed in the 100m breaststroke.