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Huge success at The Royals Autumn Open Meet !

100 PB’s , 59 medals ( 18 GOLD – 23 SILVER – 18 Bronze ) and 1 Club Record was the overall result at The Royals Autumn Meet held over last weekend 20/21st November at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex .
We had a great weekend of 100 – literally – PB’s tumbling and some great performances delivered by all !
Huge congratulations to Edward Henwood from JP1 squad for breaking ( his own ) the boys 12 years old Club Record in 100 Butterfly in an excellent time of 1.12.90 !
Our medallists were :
Olivia Hill ( 14 years age group ) – SP squad 4 gold – 3 silver – 2 bronze
Edward Henwood ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 4 gold – 2 bronze
Ernie Hill ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 3 gold – 4 silver – 2 bronze
Isaac Gamble ( 15 years age group ) – SP squad 2 gold – 1 bronze
Elliott Hampton ( 16&over ) – SP squad 1 gold – 3 silver – 2 bronze
Jake Backshall ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 1 gold – 2 silver – 1 bronze
Mia Coles ( 15 years age group ) – JP2 squad 1 gold – 3 silver
Camilla Sutton ( 12 years age group ) – JP1 squad 1 gold – 1 silver – 1 gold
Pietro Marzeglia ( 11 years age group ) – JP1 squad 1 gold
Virgile Alexandre ( 15 years age group ) – SP squad 4 silver – 1 bronze
Josh Astbury ( 15 years age group ) – SP squad 1 silver – 3 bronze
Jack Clements ( 15 years age group ) – JP2 squad 1 silver – 2 bronze
Noah Hagberg ( 14 years age group ) – JP2 squad 1 silver – 1 bronze
Stuart Baritsch ( 16&over ) – SP squad 1 bronze
Well done to everyone who competed and keep up the good work – the season has only just started !
Huge thank you to our officials for giving up their weekend and supporting our swimmers and the Club by helping to run the meet smoothly and efficiently .

November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

New Club Records at the London Region Winter Championships !

Last weekend – 6/7th November our Performance squads swimmers took part in the London Region Winter Championships held at the London Aquatic Centre , Stratford .
Huge congratulations to everyone who qualified and raced !
We had some really great swims with 29 new PB’s achieved and 6 new Club Records which were set by our youngest swimmers – three by Astrid Facius (girls 12 years age group ) and three by Max Morgan ( boys 13 years age group ) .
Both Astrid and Max not only broke Club Records but also made finals in most of their events in the Junior 15&under age group despite being only 12 and 13 respectively .
Astrid set the Club Records in 50 and 100 backstroke events in times of 31.97 and 1:08.07 respectively and 100 IM in a time of 1:13.10.
Max set a ” hat – trick ” in all breaststroke events : 50m in a time of 32.02 , 100m in a time of 1:09.48 and 200m in a time of 2:35.31.
These are absolutely outstanding times so huge well done to Astrid and Max !!!

November 9th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

New Club Records !

Two new Club Records were set at the last Long Distance event – the 1500 freestyle – of our Club Championships .
Ernie Hill – from JP1 squad set a new record in the boys 12 years old age group in a time of 19.15.55 and his sister Olivia – from SP squad in the girls 15 years old age group in a time of 18.38.12
Well done to the Hills !!!

November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Arena League 1st round !

Well done to everyone who raced last weekend at the 1st round of this season’s Arena League which was back after it’s break for the last 18 months !
Our swimmers set 24 new PB’s – not an easy task when racing just the clock .
Huge congratulations to Edward Henwood for breaking a Club Record in the boys 12 years age group 100 butterfly event in an excellent time of 1.13.32 !
Great effort by all swimmers and officials ; let’s keep up the good work for next rounds scheduled for 13th November and 11th December .

October 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

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