Masters Championships 2015
(Posted on Thursday, 08 October 2015)
Congratulations to Masters swimmers Kayleigh Knocker, Iain Jameson and Nick Bunclark who traveled to Guildford on Saturday to compete in the Regional short course Masters Championships 2015.
Kayleigh finished 3rd in the 18/24 years 50m Backstroke, 3rd in the 50m Freestyle and 3rd in 100m Freestyle.
Iain finished 3rd in the 45/49 years 100m IM and 4th in the 50m Butterfly.
Nick finished 4th in the 40/44 years 50m Backstroke.
Well done to you all.
Top of the Open
(Posted on Tuesday, 06 October 2015)
Congratulations to Samantha Jackson and Ben Strover for winning the Top Girl and Top Boy awards at our Season Starter open over the weekend.
A huge thanks to all those who volunteered for the myriad of tasks required to host such a successful event for the swimmers, ours and all those from the other clubs. This includes the medals; organizing food for officials; poolside support; taking money on the door and to officiating, to name but a few. Thank you.
Hever Castle Tri Weekend
(Posted on Monday, 28 September 2015)
Congratulations to all our swimmers who raced at Hever Castle at the weekend.
We had a number of youngsters entering their first triathlon, the Childrens Triathlon for 8-10 year olds. The race is made up of 100m swim, 4km bike and finishes with 1.3k run with 641 racers and is considered the worlds largest children’s triathlon.
Alessio Tutt finished 30th in 33mins 9secs (3rd fastest swim);
Fraser Lile finished 48th in 33mins 59secs;
Cara Gould finished 119th in 37mins 24secs;
Matthew Bryant finished 151st in 38mins 37secs;
Abby Lile finished 247th in 41mins 14secs;
Amie Gould finished 316th in 43mins 30secs;
Anais Van Rooyen finished 623rd in 1hour 2mins 25secs.
Will Dennis entered the children’s 11-12 years and finished 200m swim 4k bike and 2krun in 48th from 339 in 38mins 2secs.
Racing in the Super Sprint, 400swim 20k bike and 4k run, was Julie Lile who finished 762nd from 1049 in 1hour 47mins and 58secs.
Ben Cockburn entered The Gaunlet which is a half ironman, consisting of 1.9k swim a 90k bike and 21k (half marathon) run. Ben finished an amazing 7th from 496 in 5 hours 7 minutes and 49 seconds.
Well done to all who entered the events. We hope you had a great day and enjoyed yourselves. Special thanks to Alessio and Ben for entering under the Orpington Ojays banner.