Swimming and Hockey Competitions

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Swimming

On the 9th September 2012 Flight Sergeant Jenna Walker and Cadet Lawrence Castle competed in the Air Cadet, Norfolk & Suffolk Wing Swimming Competition held at Wattisham Airfield.

 

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Cadet Castle came 2nd in the 50m Freestyle, 3rd in 100m breaststroke and 4th in 100m individual medley. Flt Sgt Walker came 1st in the 100m Freestyle, 1st in the 4x25m Individual Medley and 2nd in the 50m Butterfly and succeeded to the next level, the Inter-Wing swimming competition which was held at RAF Cranwell on the 7th October.

Flt Sgt Walker came 4th in the 100m Freestyle also gaining Bronze medals in both the 4x25m Individual Medley and the 4x50m Freestyle relay. She then finished with a Silver medal in the 4x50m Medley relay.

 

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Both Flight Sergeant Walker and Cadet Castle enjoyed their events and are a great credit to the Squadron !!

Hockey

Corporal Sophie Leigh-Pearson represented the Squadron at the Wing Hockey Trials, and succeeded to get into the Norfolk & Suffolk Wing Team. The Wing Team then took part in the Central & Eastern Region Hockey competition at RAF Cranwell on the 14th October and came 1st! The team will now represent the Central & Easter Region at the ‘Corps’ event. The Regional hockey team will compete against Air Cadet Teams from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The competition will be held at RAF Cranwell where they will be travelling up on 16th November and compete on Saturday 17th and the team hope to come 1st with a Gold Medal.

 

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Cpl Leigh-Pearson also hopes to be selected for the ‘Corps Representative Team’ competing against the Army and Sea Cadets, which will take place in February 2013. The Inter Cadet Forces Competition

Wishing her the best of luck !!

 

By Cpl Sophie Leigh-Pearson

 

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