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We are extremely grateful for the support given to us by the Cyprus Tourist Organisation. The funding made available from the CTO helped towards the cost of the camp for the athletes and was very much appreciated by the Club.
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Sun, 23 Mar
Race Night (Tadpoles-Gold inc recreational)
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CHANGE OF PLAN- PAINTBALLING IS NOW QUASAR
(Posted on Saturday, 08 March 2014 by Captains)
Change of plan! We will be doing quasar at 94 Bromley hill, br1 4ju instead! Still only 34 spaces, if all taken costs will be around £12.
Paintballing TOP AND PLATINUM
(Posted on Saturday, 08 March 2014 by Captains)
We are organising paintballing on the 22nd March at Mayhem South East, Sandy Lane, Sidcup. Top squad and platinum are welcome. There is a maximum of 34 places so first come first served. Times and prices to come.
hope to see you there!!
Kent county championships - Part 1
(Posted on Tuesday, 04 March 2014)
The Shipley sisters - Daniella and Rebecca - kicked the 2014 Championships off on 16th February representing the club in the marathon 800m freestyle event at Crystal Palace - well done girls on sterling performances.
Team Ojays were out in force at Medway Park on 22nd & 23rd February for the first main weekend of the championships. Expectations were exceeded with swimmers achieving PBs, finalist and top 3 places across the board. Congratulations to everyone who qualified for this weekend events : The Girls : Tamryn Van Selm, Georgina Baxter-Smith, Lilli Cutajar, Anna Cvetjan, Clio Bacon, Alice Bennett, Fay Gibson, Katie Napier, Daniella Shipley, Kate Ridley, Issie Minter-Paye, Chloe Ashley, Lizzie Bennett, Molly Haynes, Jessica Page, Holly Baronti, Alex Sandeman and Rebecca Shipley. The boys : Ed Pauling, Eddie Sellar, Connor Martin, Callum Baronti, Ben Strover, Josh Martin, Ollie Randall, Louis Goff.
Congratulations to the following medalists:
Georgina Baxter-Smith 10yrs 400 IM - silver 400 free - bronze
Kate Ridley - 15 yrs 100 fly - 4th, 200 free - silver, 50 free - bronze
Molly Haynes - 17/18 yrs 100 fly - 6th 200 back - 5th
Katie Napier - 14yrs 200 fly 6th
Lizzie Bennett - 16 yrs 50 back 6th
Alex Sandeman - 17/18 yrs 50 back 6th
Rebecca Shipley - 17/18 yrs 800 free bronze 200 back - 6th
Ed Pauling - 9yrs 200 breast bronze, 50 free Silver, 100 IM bronze
Eddie Sellar - 9yrs 200 back 4th, 50 free 4th
Callum Baronti - 10 yrs 50 free bronze, 100 IM 6th
Josh Martin - 13yrs 200 back 6th
Special congratulations go to our new 2014 county champions :
Georgina Baxter- Smith 200 fly 10yrs and Ed Pauling 200 backstroke 9yrs.
A great start to the championships and we look forward to the next two weekends of fast swimming - good luck team Ojays !
Kent Primary Schools Gala
(Posted on Monday, 17 February 2014)
This weekend saw some of our younger year 5 and 6 swimmers representing their primary schools at Medway Park. The following swimmers were representing Warren Road : Abi Stanton, Lily Wyles, Jacob Bryant, Matilda Barrett, Emily Goff and Cameron Allan. Swimming for Tubbenden were : Tamryn Van Selm, Ryan Mansbridge, Zoe White, Eddie Sellar, Emma Sands, Maria Phillips and Callum Baronti.
Congratulations to all those who competed - great swims and P.B.s and many going through to the finals gala in March - good luck !
OOSC Junior Sprint Challenge February 2014
(Posted on Thursday, 13 February 2014)
Sunday morning proved to be a fantastic start for Orpington Ojays at the Junior Sprint Challenge, where the club was well represented with a lot of its younger swimmers competing for their first time in a junior open meet.
The morning’s events saw many top 3 finishes for the club as well as many swimmers performing above expectation.
Top 3 finishes were as follows: Girls 100 free Tamryn Van Selm 1st in the 10 yr age group, Lilli Cutajar 1st in the 11 yr age group, Anna Cvjetan 1st and Clio Bacon 2nd in the 12 yr age group. Boys 100 free:Callum Baronti 1st and Justin Strover 3rd in the 10 yr age group, Max Leeves 1st in the 12 yr age group.
Girls 50 free:Tamryn Van Selm 3rd in the 10yr age groupLilli Cutajar 2nd in the 11 yr age group.Clio bacon 1st and Anna Cvjetan 2nd in the 12 yr age group
Boys 50 free:Edward Sellar 1st and Will Dennis 3rd in the 9 yr age group. Callum Baronti 1st and Justin Strover 3rd in the 10 yr age group. Max Leeves 1st in the 12 yr age group.
Girls 50 breaststroke:Anna Hawkins 3rd in the 10 yr age group. Lilli Cutajar 3rd in the 11 yr age group. Alice Bennett 2nd and Clio Bacon 3rd in the 12 yr age group
Boys 50 breaststroke: Ed Pauling 1st and Ed Sellar 2nd in the 9 yr age group. Callum Baronti 1st in the 10 yr age group. Michael Phillips 3rd in the 11 yr age group
Max Leeves 2nd and Nam Nguyen 3rd in the 12 yr age group.
Top Boy & Girl
There was also success in several age groups for Top Boy & Girl where Ed Sellar won the 9 yr boys, Justin Strover the 10 yr boys, Lilli Cutajar the 11 yr girls, Max Leeves 12 yr boys and Clio Bacon 12 yr girls.
The afternoon proved to be just as successful as the morning with Orpington Ojays youngsters turning out in force. With swimmers in nearly every heat, we were proving just how promising our junior section of the club is. Again we had several top 3 finishes, many of which were also personal bests for our swimmers.
First event of the afternoon was the girls 100m IM and we had Tamryn Van Selm finishing 1st in the 10 year age group, Lilli Cutajar 3rd in the 11 years and Clio Bacon and Alice Bennett coming 1st and 3rd respectively in the 12 years age group.Next up was the boys 100 IM, again we had lots of pbs and some very successful swims, including Max Leeves coming 2nd in the 12 years age group.
Girls 50m backstroke proved to be a very popular event with lots of heats. Tamryn managed a 2nd place in the 10 years, Lilli Cutajar came 1st and Rachel Langdown 2nd both in the 11 year age group. In the 12 year age group Anna Cvjetan came 1st followed closely by Clio Bacon in 2nd place.
It was the boys turn for 50m backstroke now and more podium places included Edward Pauling getting a speeding ticket for being too fast! Eddie Sellar won the 9 year age group with Ben Langdown coming 2nd. Justin Strover coming 2nd and Callum Baronti 3rd in the 10 years and Max Leeves 2nd and Nam Nguyen 3rd in the 12 years age group.
The penultimate event was boys and girls 50m butterfly. In the girls event, Tamryn claimed another medal with 2nd place in the 10 years, Lilli Cutajar 2nd as well in the 11 years and Anna Cvjetan winning the 12 year age group with Clio coming 3rd. Boys were up next and Ed Pauling finished off the day with a win in the 9 years, followed by Ben Langdown coming 2nd. Connor Martin came 3rd in the 10 years and Max Leeves 2nd in the 12 years.
Top Boy & Girl
There was also success in several age groups for Top Boy & Girl where
Ed Sellar won the 9 yr boys, Justin Strover the 10 yr boys, Lilli Cutajar the 11 yr girls, Max Leeves 12 yr boys and Clio Bacon 12 yr girls.
We cant forget the relays either which Orpington Ojays managed a black, white and purple team and pulled out all the stops finishing in the top 3 yet again. A massive well done to all our swimmers it was a brilliant day.
Well done to all the swimmers who competed it was truly a memorable occasion.
Also, a big thank you to all the helpers, officials and caterers whose assistance was greatly appreciated and helped the event run smoothly.
Clare and Richard