British Summer Championships

Congratulations to our team of 15 swimmers that travelled to Sheffield to compete at the British Summer Championships (this equals our biggest team as per last year). Over the 6-day competition the team raced in 38 heats swims and made 22 finals (incl HDW 1-10 places).  Four swimmers won a total of 7 medals. 15 races (39%) delivered PBs.

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Maisie Macartney: 2x GOLD (1500* & 800* Free), 2x BRONZE (200* & 400 Free), 2x FINALS (9th 100Fr (Heats) & 10th 50Fr*), 22nd 100Fly
Charley Langford:
GOLD (1500 Free), 3x FINALS/HDW1-10 (4th 200Fr* 4th 800Fr* & 5th 400Fr*)
Daisy Anderson: BRONZE (400IM), 3xFINALS (4th 200Bk*, 8th 200Fly*, 10th 400Fr*), 11th 200IM, 14th 100Bk*, 19th 100Fly
Katie Latham: BRONZE (50Free), 13th 50Fly & 13th 100Free
Olivia Miles: 2x FINALS/HDW1-10 (5th 1500Fr & 9th 800Fr), 13th 400IM
Tobi Sijuade: FINAL (7th 50Brst*)
Kieran Dale: FINAL (8th 200Fly*)
Oscar Macartney: FINAL/HDW1-10 (9th 1500Free*)
Jamie O’Connor: 2x FINALS (10th 200Free & 400Free)
Hannah Denny 11th 50 Fly* & 13th 100Fly
Max Jameson 13th 200Fly & 15th 200Back
Tamzin Myburgh 15th 400IM
Alex Boyd 16th 200IM*
Beth Williams: 19th 200Brst, 20th 50Brst, 21st 100Brst
Conor Wright 20th 200Brst
(* PB in either heats or final or both)

Swim England Summer Nationals

This year we had a team of 16 swimmers competing in the SE Summer Nationals. Over the 5-day competition the team participated in 33 heats swims and made 25 finals (incl HDW 1-10 places).  10 swimmers won a total of 12 medals.  19 races (58%) delivered PBs. An unofficial analysis of podium places puts Thanet Swim at the top of the English Nationals medal table!2018-07 Nationals SQUAD (2)
Kieran Dale: 2x GOLD (400 IM* & 200 IM*)
Alex Boyd: GOLD 50 Brst*, SILVER 100 Brst*
Tobi Sijuade: GOLD 50 Fly*, FINAL 6th 100 Brst*
Maisie Macartney: GOLD 200 Fly*
Olivia Miles: GOLD 400 Free*
Maria Evans: GOLD 200 Fly*
Lily Jewell: SILVER 100 Brst*, FINAL 5th 200 Brst, 13th 50 Brst
Tamzin Myburgh: SILVER 1500 Free*, FINAL (9th 200 Back, 13th 200 IM
Charley Langford: SILVER 100 Free*
Oscar Miles: BRONZE 200 Brst*, 2x FINALS (4th 800 Free* & 5th 400 IM*)
Robyn Moon: 3x FINALS (5th 200 Back*, 5th 100 Back, 9th 50 Back)
Conor Wright: FINAL 5th 100 Brst*, 14th 200 IM, 19th 50 Brst
Halle Broughton: FINAL 5th 50 Free*
Hannah Denny: FINAL 7th 100 Free, 14th 200 Free
Maddy Lay: FINAL/HDW1-10 8th 1500 Free* & 17th 50 Brst
Max Jameson: FINAL 9th 200 IM, 11th 100 Back
(* PB in either heats or final or both)

National Open Water Championships

This year we had our biggest ever team of eight swimmers competing at the National Open Water Championships.  In the 5km race, Maisie Macartney won GOLD, Oscar Macartney came 7th and Lily Jewell came 14th. In the 3km race, Maddy Lay came 13th and Ben Millington finished 17th.  In the 2km race, William Reeves came 13th, Alana Wright placed 15th, and Ollie Pope finished in 32nd place.

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Welsh Nationals

Well done to to Nicole Palmer-Jones and Luke Fowle on their races at the Welsh National Championships this summer.  Nicole won BRONZE in the 800 Free and came 5th in the 1500 Free.  She made the final in the 100 Fly coming 7th with a PB and also placed 13th in the 400 Free.  Luke competed in the 100 Fly and came 4th in the final with a PB.
2018-08 NicolePJ Welsh Nat'ls Bronze(* PB in either heats or final or both)

Club Fun Day – It’s a WIPEOUT!

The clubs newly formed social committee are pleased to announce the next social event for the whole club (members and family).  Like the “Tough Swimmer” event, It’s a Wipeout is a fun family event focusing on team work.  There is no age restriction, so open all abilities and ages.  The event includes fun activities and a BBQ, which has been subsidised to only £3 per person. If you do not want to take part in the activities, registration is still expected.

Date: Sunday 2nd Sept 2018 from 1pm to 5pm
Venue: Hartsdown Leisure Centre
Invitees: Open to every club member and parents / guardians
Cost: £3.00 (admission includes BBQ)
Bookings: Closing date: 18/08/2018
Events:  Fun packed team building extravaganza
Team games/Pool games/Soak the Coach and much, much more!
(Sportswear and Swimwear required)
Reminder: There will be no club training sessions on this date
– the new club timetable commences starts on Monday 3rd Sept.


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