BLDSABritish Long Distance Swimming Association
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It crowned an outstanding season where he won every BLDSA event he entered except one, where he came second in his rst 10 mile Windermere event.
e Dolphins were awarded a special trophy for its services to the BLDSA over a 50 year period whilst Andy Wright, who retired as BLDSA secretary, received a special award for services to the BLDSA.
Other victories include Warrington Dolphins Long Distance Swimming Club Junior Gents Two-Mile race and the BLDSA Wykeham Lake Two-Mile Championships at Scarborough.
He grabbed the overall 3k title at the BLDSA Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) Championships and won the boys overall category, where he was a minute ahead of his nearest rival.
Tom Roberts of Halton continues to set the pace in the Openwater events following more success at the BLDSA Champion of Champions in ideal conditions in Dover Harbour.
CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS: Tom Roberts with BLDSA President Pat Llewellyn
For the third week in a row Thomas Roberts showed his open water class at the BLDSA Wykeham 5k Championships, finishing almost nine minutes ahead of his nearest challenger to pick up his fourth title of the season.
Tom Roberts then went on to Colwick Park in Nottingham on Sunday and claimed the BLDSA 5km trophy.
RECOGNITION: Tom Roberts receiving his award from BLDSA president Vince Classen
Following BLDSA rules, the team took it in turns to swim an hour.
Her physiotherapist sister Liane, 29, has won BLDSA Swimmer of the Year twice and swam twice across the Channel and taken part in several successful lake relays.