Success at Swim England National Awards 2017

  

The Swim England National Awards were held in the Great Hall of the University of Birmingham on Saturday 11 November. The event recognises the achievements and contributions of individuals and organisations from all areas of aquatics, and this year resulted…

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New European Masters record for David Hembrow

  

Littledown Masters’ David Hembrow has become a European Masters record holder after knocking more than half a minute off the previous European 70-74 years record set in 2009 by another British swimmer, Geoff Stokes. The 70 year old veteran of…

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2018 Affiliation Fees

  

Membership fees for 2018 have now been confirmed by our national and regional governing bodies. Swim England affiliation fees are Category 1 £9.10, Category 2 £26.40 and Category 3 £5.20. Affiliation fees for the  Swim England South West Region have…

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South West Regional Water Polo Academy trials

  

Following the demise of the centralised England Talent, the regional Water Polo Committee will continue to run an elite training pathway on behalf of Swim England via the South West Regional Water Polo Academy. The sessions will be used to…

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2017 Dorset Inter-County team announced

  

The Dorset team for the 2017 National Inter-County Team Competition has been  announced as follows. Bournemouth Collegiate: Claudia Ashford, Alex Bryant, Ella Chown, Honor Davies, Alex Palotai-Avella, Charlotte James, Ben Samuel, Christian Tai, Finn Trehane, Kayla van der Merwe. Clayesmore: Rebecca…

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Pathway to Podium

  

A revamped Talent Pathway booklet has been published which outlines Swim England plans to provide a clear route for development for swimmers aged from 11 years to international level. At the starting point are County Associations which have been asked to…

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Promotion for South West’s water polo girls

  

Congratulations go to West Dorset’s Poppy Elliman who, as part of the Swim England South West Under 16 Girls Water Polo Team, competed in Division 2 of the Inter-Regional Competition held on 8-9 July in Liverpool resulting in the team’s…

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Swim England National Water Festival 2017

  

Swim England’s annual National Water Festival, which incorporates the Swim England Open Water Masters and Swim England Open Water Age Groups Championships, again took place this year at South Yorkshire’s Rother Valley Country Park on 30-31 July with a record…

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British Summer Championships 2017

  

The British Summer Nationals 2017 at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield ended on 30 July with Dorset swimmers bringing home nine British Nationals medals – two gold, four silver and three bronze – as well as Dorset County Long Course Records having…

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