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Christopher Mayes

Swimming Age 15

Birthplace: Hartlepool

Previous schools: Jesmond Gardens Primary

Clubs: Aqua Force Swimming Academy

Favourite sportsperson: Adam Peaty

Favourite TV show: I’m a Celebrity

THE former Jesmond Gardens Primary school pupil has made the podium his second home since first diving in to the pool at the age of seven.

Chris first learned to swim at the Brierton pool and was asked to join Alison Middleton’s Aqua Force Swimming Academy a couple of years later in 2011.

He is consistently achieving podium finishes, while he has helped Aqua Force to promotion into a higher league twice.

In the Northumberland & Durham Championships he qualified for the final in second spot in the 100m breaststroke and then earned a silver.

He qualified for 12 N&D county times and recorded three North East Region times qualifying times too.

Chris' performances led to him flying out to Tenerife during the summer for a training camp with former Olympic medalist Nick Gillingham.

 

 

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20/06/17

MEDALS AND TOP TIMES FOR TRIO

NEW personal best times were recorded by three Dyke House College swimmers when they dived into contention for honours during the Middlesbrough Summer Gala.

05/06/17

HARD WORK PAYS OFF FOR REECE AND CHRIS

CHRIS MAYES and Reece Robinson were back in action at the North East Regional Championships – and left satisfied with their performances.

30/05/17

POSITIVES FOR CHRIS AND REECE AT NERS

CHRIS MAYES and Reece Robinson competed in the North East Regional Youth and Senior Championships at Sunderland.