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Congratulations to Oliver Davidson, awarded The Erewash Young Sportsman of the Year for the following array of achievements this year.
Oliver trains with Derventio eXcel, the Derbyshire performance squad, which has only 37 members and swims for Long Eaton Swimming Club. He trains 9 times a week, clocking up 20 hours and 60,000m in the pool. This is mainly early mornings before school at 5.30 am to 7.30am.
Oliver was Invited to compete for Derbyshire at the National County Team Swimming Championships in Sheffield where he swam in the relay event and individual 100m Backstroke. He was also awarded his Full county Colours for his achievement. (Derbyshire only swim as a County once a year at the National Championships).
In November last year, he took part in the County 50m Sprint Championships and won 2 Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal in the 4 available races.
Well done Oliver!