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Last updated 02 March 2021

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James March 01 James P bags his second national medal of his career, taking silver in the 50m Backstroke @swimengland Level X.  James adds this to his gold in the 100m Backstroke the year before!  Well done James.
2021 British Championship Qualifiers The British Champs Qualifying Times have been published and we're thrilled to report that we have two qualifiers at the Club.

James P qualified in the 50m free and the 100m back
Ashley D qualified in the 50m free

This event takes place in mid April and, in an Olympic year, also serve as the Olympic trials, so it really is a huge achievement for our small Club to produce qualifiers in this event.  It should definitely serve as inspiration for all our younger swimmers too.

Huge congratulations to the boys on their achievement.

In these uncertain times, who knows whether the event will actually take place, but for the boys and for the Club, we can always say that they're Olympic trials qualifiers!

Level X Racing, 
Series 1

Some great news to share with you all!
The final standings from Series 1 of Swim England’s Level X have been released and we have three, yes three, top 10 swimmers! This translates to an English National Final!
Well done to Max O for his 8th place finish in the 100IM. He’s definitely one to watch in the future!
Ashley D took 9th in the 50 Fly, building on from his National final in 2019 in the same event.
James P finished 6th in the 100IM, 8th in the 50Free and 2nd in the 50Back, earning a Silver Medal in the process!
Well done to the three boys on their outstanding achievements and for flying the flag for our Club nationwide. To achieve such amazing times and results at the end of such a turbulent year is credit to their work ethic and commitment to their training.
We can’t wait to bring round 2 of Level X later in the year and we’re sure more names will start creeping onto those National leaderboards.
Keep up the amazing work you’re all doing at land training and endurance wise and we’ll be ready to go again when we get the green light.
2020 Presentations The 2020 Presentations were made this evening at Sale Leisure Centre; presentations were as follows:-

2021 Club Captains - Boys Captain, Arthur F and Girls Captain, Emily I

2020 Swimmers' Swimmer - Michael G

2020 Coaches' Swimmer - Bo S

2020 Chloe Waddell Cup Winner - Max O

August, 2020

Swim England Talent Team Selection

WHAT A WAY TO KICK START OUR RETURN TO THE POOL! Huge congratulations to our very own (reigning National champion) James P on being selected by the Swim England Talent team for the Diploma in Sporting Excellence Programme!

James was selected based on his excellent performances and British rankings prior to lockdown.  This unique programme aims to support athlete development by enhancing their knowledge, skills, behaviours and attributes in their sport. The aim is to prepare athletes to continue to develop in their sport at an elite level and to acquire skills to thrive in the workplace.  James will follow in the footsteps of course alumni Olympic Champions Adam Peaty and Rebecca Adlington, World Champion Molly Renshaw and Paralympic medalist Lewis White.

Well done James.

Satellies Spring Meet

7 & 8 March 2020

Well done to the 27 swimmers that competed in the Satellites Spring Meet this weekend.

It was a great success, with some fantastic swims achieved as well as PBs and even some Regional times!

Medal winners are as follows, but a huge well done to everyone that took part in the gala and a big thanks to the parent helpers poolside as well!

Adam C – 1 x Gold (200m Breast), 6 x Silver (100m Fly, 50m Breast, 100m Breast, 100m IM, 200m IM and 400m IM) and 1 x Bronze (50m Fly)
Max O – 3 x Gold (50m Free, 50m Back and 100m Back) and 1 x Silver (200m IM)
Elise T – 3 x Gold (50m Breast, 100m Breast and 200m Breast)
Daniel H – 1 x Gold (100m Breast) and 3 x Silver (50m Breast, 200m Breast and 200m IM)
Vincent E – 1 x Gold (50m Free) and 1 x Bronze (50m Breast)
Abbie G – 1 x Silver (100m IM) and 1 x Bronze (200m IM)
Oscar LR – 2 x Bronze (50m Free and 50m Fly)
Emma C – 1 x Silver (400m IM)
Izzy O – 1 x Silver (50m Back)
Caiden H – 1 x Bronze (50m Back)

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