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Competition Squad at Fireworks Meet

Well done to our Competition Squad swimmers that competed at the Dartford & Erith Fireworks meet over the weekend of the 3-4th November. Our squad of 24 swimmers took away loads of medals, top-six ribbons, heat wins and PBs!

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SE Region Winter SC Champs

Massive congratulations to our team of 13 swimmers that really excelled at the SE Region Winter Short Course Championships over the weekend of 3-4th November.
We won a haul of 11 Gold, 5 Silver & 1 Bronze open age group medals and 1 Gold junior medal. Unfortunately due to a lack of Officials the finals were limited to only six swimmers.  The competition was also subject to a fire alarm evacuation!
Daisy Anderson
4x GOLD (200Bk, 200 & 400IM, 200Fly), 2x SILVER (100Fly & 100IM),
BRONZE (200Fr), 4th 200Brst and 6th 100Back
Katie Latham
4x GOLD (50 & 100 Free, 50 Fly & 100IM) & 8th 200 Free
Maisie Macartney
2x GOLD (400 & 800 Free) & 7th 200 Free
Max Jameson
GOLD (200 Back), SILVER (200 Fly), 6th 100 Back & 19th 100 Fly
Charley Langford
Jnr & Open SILVER (1500m), Jnr SILVER (400 Fr), 10th 200 Fr & 16th 100 Fr
Halle Broughton 2x 5th Jnr (50 & 100 Fr) also swam 50, 100 & 200 Fly & 100IM
Tamzin Myburgh 5th 400IM, 15th 200Bk, 16th 200IM, 17th 100Fly, 100IM & 50Fly
Kieran Dale 2x 8th (200 Fly & 400IM)
Maria Evans
8th 200Fly
Lily Jewell 9th 200Brst, 11th 100Brst, 200IM, 50Br & 100IM
Olivia Miles 12th 800Free, 14th 400IM & 19th 200Free
Robyn Moon
 13th 100Back, 18th 200Back & 50Bk
Oscar Miles 16th 200Brst, 18th 400IM & 100Br

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Alan Londesbrough – New Coach

Introducing and welcoming Alan Londesbrough to Team Thanet as our new Age Group Performance Coach
2018-10-17 17.11.22Alan has a long background in swimming having coached at Black Lion SC for 10 years and has performed the role of Head Coach since June 2015. Alan is a Level 2 Swim Coach for both pool and open water disciplines. Alan is a retired Police Officer. He is also former swimmer, reaching National level with City of Leeds Swimming Club, he has also competed in open water racing up to 10km!
We ask all members to extend a warm welcome to Alan, and to take the time to introduce yourselves and the role you play in supporting our club.

Presentation Evening!!!

Presentation Evening was a huge success!
THANK YOU to everyone who worked so hard to make this event so special and THANK YOU to everyone who generously donated to the raffle – we had some AMAZING prizes this year – see the list following the image below:
Certificates and trophies that were not collected on the night will be handed out by  coaches during training sessions next week.
Presentation photos and the slideshow are now on the Club’s Flickr account 2018-10-05-20-24-17.jpg

– A brand new bike – The Bike Shed (Kent) Ltd
– A 24” LG Smart TV – Elephant Windows
– A signed photograph of the England Cricket Team (donated by the Scriven family)
– Beats earphones – EE
– A Ring Video Doorbell – EE
– A photo session worth £100 – Level Eleven Photography, Ramsgate
– Cinema vouchers – The Pop Up Picture House
– Cinema vouchers – Vue
– A round of golf – Westgate & Birchington Golf Club
– A Beauty voucher – Revitalize Beauty Salon
– A Skateboarding voucher – Revolution Skatepark
– Pantomine tickets – The Theatre Royal, Margate
– A £25 Wetherspoons voucher
– A £15 Sainsbury’s voucher
– A collection of cuddly toys – Keel Toys
– Champagne, prosecco, wine & chocolates

Maisie: National Performance Programme!

CONGRATULATIONS to Maisie Macartney on her selection for the Swim England Performance Squad for 2018/19. Only 19 swimmers that have been identified as “potential international stars of the future” have been selected!
This is really well deserved; Maisie has represented GB for 3 consecutive years in Open Water, culminating in her fantastic 4th place finish at the World Junior Open Water Championships this summer.
Everyone in the club is really proud of you Maisie!
Further reading and the full list of selected swimmers can be found on the Swim England website here: [Link]2018-10-03 Maisie Nat'l Perf programme 2018-19 (Tw)


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