A BARRY-BASED Welsh medium secondary school has bagged its first ever Welsh swimming champion.

Ysgol Bro Morgannwg saw Rhys James win the Year 7 and 8 Boys Freestyle title and finish second in the Boys Individual Freestyle.

The meet took place at the Cardiff International Pool on January 26.

Ellie Peterson took part in the Individual medley for Year 7 and 8 girls and Kory Russell finished sixth in Wales in the Boys Backstroke for Years 9 and 10.