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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.

 

 

PLAYER NEWS

03/03/17

TRIO IMPRESS IN THE POOL

REECE ROBINSON and Chris Mayes will be heading for the North East Regionals after recording impressive times at the Northumberland & Durham County Championships.

15/02/17

SWIMMING TRIO SHOW THEIR QUALITY

THREE Dyke House swimmers who made their mark at the Northumberland & Durham Championships have been praised for their performances.

10/11/16

PERSONAL BESTS AND A SILVER FOR CHRIS

CHRIS MAYES was back in the pool on Bonfire weekend and was on fire to smash six personal bests.