April 13th 2015
Divers from clubs in the North East shone at the British Elite Junior Diving Championships in Plymouth at the start of the month returning to the region with a collection of medals.
Katherine Torrance from the City of Leeds landed double gold, her first individual British Junior titles of her career with a pair of impressive performances on the final two days of competition. She scored 403.40 to scoop the 1m title in the oldest Group A age group then doubled up to add the 3m crown on 455.85.
28th February 2015
City of Sunderland Amateur Swimming Club (COSASC) had cause for double celebration at the 2015 North East Disability Sports Awards, held at the Sunderland Stadium of Light on Wednesday 18th February.
18 year old Matt Wylie, S9 British record holder and double European junior champion, won the Male Personality of the Year Award. Meanwhile, Danny Thompson picked up the Coach of the Year award in recognition of his achievements and dedication as head coach of the City of Sunderland programme.