Mansfield Swimming Club at Sherwood Baths in 1981

See who you can spot in this retro gallery from Mansfield's swimming scene down the decades

When you think of swimming in Mansfield the first name that springs to mind will be Rebecca Adlington.

Tuesday, 25th January 2022, 7:01 am

Brilliant Becky of course put the town on the map with her Olympic exploits. But as we know, swimming is hugely popular in Mansfield and has thrived for decades.

We’ve dipped into our archives this week to find these brilliant pictures from the area’s swim scene, going back as far as the 1970’s.

Take a look and see if you can spot a young you or someone that you know. And if you liked this retro swimming gallery, then why not take a look at these 21 Mansfield retro sports pics or if Ashfield is your preferred scene, then this 21 Ashfield sports retro pics is for you.

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