5. Albatross History 1975. Crystal Palace – Ian and Paul grab silver and gold

Albatross History 1975. – Ian Primmett and Paul Watson with their silver and bronze from their Southern Counties Plain Diving Competitions

Albatross History 1975.  Ian and Paul grab gold and silver

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Hopes for two club International Divers
Crystal Palace saw a swarm of Reading divers take titles in the Southern Counties Age group Diving Competitions. Penny Herring grabbed the title of the under 13 Plain diving competition following the previous holder Suzanne Smith who had moved up in age groups.  Marianne Green came fifth out of 16 – a fine achievement for an 8 years old.   Ian Primmett came home with gold out of a field of 17 in the 13/15 age group. 13 years old Paul Holton took bronze medal out of 39 and Helen Wright gained a deserved 5th place pennant.  Paul Watson gained bronze in the Plain diving for his age group.  Hopes are high for International status for both Paul Holton and Suzanne Smith in due coarse.

Albatross History 1976 – 77
“Splash hit for Paul and Suzanne”

 

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