Ashley Yearwood Wins Two Medals in Tennessee

January 18, 2011

ashley yearwood swimmerBermudian swimmer Ashley Yearwood captured two bronze medals at the Nike Swimming Winter Invitational hosted by Baylor Swim Club that concluded yesterday [Jan 17] in Tennessee

The teenager won a bronze medal in the Girls 100m Freestyle, clocking 56.72 and then picked up another bronze medal in the girls 50m Freestyle with a time of 25.69.

Ashley competed in a number of other events, finishing 10th in the Girls 200m Freestyle with a time of 2:02.30, she also finished 8th in the Girls 200m Backstroke finishing in 2:20.23. In the Girls 100m Butterfly Ashley finished in 1:05.07 which saw her place 9th, before finishing 11th in the Girls 200m IM with a time of 2:21.72. Ashley also competed in the Girls 100m Backstroke where she finished 8th with a time of 1:04.23.

Her 18 year old sister Nicole competed in eight events, recording a top ten finish in every race including two fifth place finishes in the Girls 100m Freestyle with a time of 56.89, and the Girls 50 Freestyle which she swam in 26.10 to finish 5th.

Last month the sisters competed in the 2010 South East Meet of Champions, winning a staggering nine medals between them.

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