Neil's a splash hit

Halesworth swimmer, Neil Howell, competed in the popular Barnet Distance meet last week. The event was held at the Barnet Copthall pool in north-west London.

Halesworth swimmer, Neil Howell, competed in the popular Barnet Distance meet last week.

The event was held at the Barnet Copthall pool in north-west London. All races were 100m or longer.

After winning the Great Britain age-group championship title for the 200m breaststroke in Manchester last month, Howell won over the same distance in Barnet.

He also came first in the 100m breaststroke race and gained a runners-up spot in the 100m freestyle. Seventy-four clubs from all over the United Kingdom were represented at the meet.