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More success for WSC swimmers – The Royals New Year Meet 2022

Our swimmers got off to an excellent start of the new year by smashing 140 PB’s , winning 66 medals ( 28 GOLD – 17 SILVER – 21 BRONZE ) and breaking two Club Records at the Royals New Year Meet 2022 held over last weekend 15/16 January at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Centre .

Huge congratulations to Max Morgan and Edward Henwood ( both JP2 squad ) for breaking Club Records :
Max in the boys 14 years age group 100 breaststroke event in an outstanding time of 1:09.32
Edward in the boys 12 years age group 400IM event in a time of 5.41.10

Special mentioning must go to Olivia Hill ( SP squad ) who won 10 gold medals in ALL entered events in the girls 15 years age group !
Our other multiple medallists were :
Edward Henwood ( 12 years age group ) 9 gold – 2 silver
Elliott Hampton ( 16&over ) 4 gold
Jake Backshall ( 12 years ) 3 gold – 2 silver – 2 bronze
Max Morgan ( 14 years ) 2 gold – 1 silver – 1 bronze
Tom Street ( 16&over ) 2 gold – 1 silver – 1 bronze
Josh Astbury ( 15 years ) 1 gold – 4 silver
Tane Dyce – Crichlow ( 14 years ) 1 gold – 4 bronze
Ana Lane ( 14 years ) 1 gold – 2 silver
Virgile Alexandre ( 15 years ) 2 silver – 2 bronze
Very well done to our two youngest swimmers – Arabella Adams and Ginevra Longo who , in their very first competition outside the club , won 4 medals between them in the girls 9 years age group :
Arabella 1 gold , 1 silver and 1 bronze in 50 back , 50 free and 50 fly events respectively and Ginevra in 100 backstroke .
What a weekend we had !!!
Last , but not least , a huge thank you to the Club officials for dedicating their weekend to ensuring that the competition was run smoothly , efficiently , and professionally .
Next to come – the Surreys !!! so keep up the good work everyone

January 19th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|

Club Records update

Well done to Edward Henwood ( JP2 squad ) for breaking – yet again – his own Club Record in the 12 year old boys age group 100 butterfly in an excellent time of 1:11.49 !

January 13th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|

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|

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