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Maisie’s success at EJOW Champs

Congratulations to Maisie Macartney who returned from the European Junior Open Water Championships in Marseilles with a BRONZE medal from the 4 x 1.25km 16 & under mixed relay.  Maisie also competed in the individual 16 & under 5km race and placed a very respectable 18th in Europe!


Champions never stop!

Reminder that the first training session back will be Monday 21st August (old timetable). The new squad structure and training sessions commence from Monday 4th September.

National Summer Meet 2017

NSM-17The second week at Nationals saw a continuation of the success from week one.  Our nine-strong team participated in 13 heats swims and made 11 finals (incl HDW 1-10 places), 9 of which resulted in medals: 5x GOLD, 1x SILVER & 3x BRONZE62% of the races also delivered personal best times.  Medallists and race placings are listed below:
Beth Williams:  GOLD 200Br*
Charley Langford: GOLD 200Fr*
Daisy Anderson: BRONZE 400Fr
Eva Oldfield: 13th 50Br*
Luke Fowle: 17th 100Br
Max Jameson: GOLD 200IM*, GOLD 200Bk*
Robyn Moon:  GOLD 50Bk
Sam Crabtree:  SILVER 200Bk*, BRONZE 1500Fr, 4th 400Fr
Tamzin Myburgh: BRONZE 200Bk*, 5th 400IM*
Holiday Swimmer
Joseph Russell: SILVER 200Fr*, 10th 200Br*
(* PB in either heats or final or both)

National Open Water Festival

This year we sent our biggest ever team of seven swimmers to the National Open Water Championships. First off were our three 13 year olds in the 1.5km race: Ben Millington came an impressive 10th for his second ever open water race, Oscar Miles came 23rd and Conor Wright soldiered through with a shoulder injury to come 35th.  Next up was Charley Langford in the 14 years’ 1.5km race; he produced a storming 6th placed swim.  Session two saw the start of the 15 years’ 3km races, Olivia Miles was competing in her first ever race and finished in a fantastic 6th place.  Lily Jewell’s race was impacted by a deliberate and forceful dunking; she soldiered on to finish in 21st position.  Finishing the day was Sam Crabtree in the 17/18 years’ 5km race; he had us on the edge of our seats by placing 9th, then 5th, then 4th, then 2nd on each lap, he finished a very close 4th after a stitch on the final lap.


British Summer Champs 2017

BSN-17This year we sent our biggest ever team of 15 swimmers to the British Summer Championships. The team participated in 49 heats swims and made 36 finals (incl HDW 1-10 places).  41% of the races delivered personal best times.  Three swimmers won a total of 5 medals:  Maisie two SILVERS, Alex a SILVER and a BRONZE and Olivia a BRONZE.  Full placings below:
Alex Boyd: 2nd 200IM*, 3rd 100Br*, 5th 50Br*, 15th 100Fly, 15th 200Fr*
Beth Williams: 7th 50Br*, 8th 100Br*
Charley Langford: 4th 400Fr*, 8th 1500Fr*
Daisy Anderson: 4th 400IM*, 6th 200IM, 6th 200Bk, 8th 200Fly, 10th 100Fly, 14th 50Bk, 15th 50Fly, 17th 100Bk
Hannah Denny:  9th 100Fly, 12th 50Fly*
Katie Latham: 8th 50Fr, 18th 100Fr
Kieran Dale: 4th 400IM*, 6th 200IM*, 7th 400Fr*, 10th 200Fly*
Maisie Macartney: 2nd 400Fr, 2nd 800Fr, 5th 200Fr, 7th 50Fr, 7th 100Fr
Maria Evans: 19th 200Fly
Max Jameson: 6th 200Fly, 18th 100Fly
Olivia Miles: 3rd 800Fr, 8th 400IM*, 13th 400Fr
Robyn Moon: 11th 100Bk 18th 200Bk
Rosie Arnold: 4th 100Br, 4th 200Br, 6th 400IM, 7th 200IM
Sam Crabtree: 9th 200Fr*, 10th 100Fr
Tobi Sijuade: 5th 50Br*, 9th 100Br, 12th 50Fly*
Girls 4×200 Free Relay* – Robyn, Daisy, Olivia & Maisie 7th
Girls 4×100 Medley Relay* – Robyn, Beth, Daisy & Maisie 7th
Holiday Swimmers:
Jakob Goodman: 1st 200Fr*, 3rd 1500Fr, 7th 400IM, 10th 200IM,
Joseph Russell: 4th 400Fr*, 5th 200IM*, 15th 400IM
(* PB in either heats or final or both)

Presenting our biggest ever Summer Nationals team!

Congratulations and GOOD LUCK to all 27 of our swimmers that have qualified to compete at Nationals this summer. Racing starts on Tues 27th July for the British Summer Championships,  next up is the National Open Water Championships on 31st July followed by the Swim England National Summer Meet starting on Wed 2nd August. Follow the team’s progress via:  Twitter ‘thanetsc’ and Instagram ‘thanet_swim_club’.
#TeamThanet #Believe

2017-07-21 12.18.22

Henley Mile

Congratulations to Sam and Josh Crabtree on their successes at the Henley Mile.  Sam competed in the Elite ‘Suits v Skins’ race against a serious four-strong team from Wycombe.  In the first wetsuit race he finished third after getting boxed in, so the afternoon’s non-wetsuit swim became a matter of honour. Sam stormed the race and finished with an 18 second lead. This resulted in an overall WIN for the fastest combined time.  Josh decided to swim the half mile non-wetsuit, he went out fast and led convincingly for most of the race.  He finished in BRONZE position having been pipped by two wetsuit swimmers at the finish.

2017-07-09 Podiums

SE Region Open Water Champs

This year we sent a team of seven swimmers to the SE Region Open Water Championships.  Sam Crabtree won GOLD in the 5km 17/18 age group. Lily Jewell took SILVER in the 3km 15 year age group.  Charley Langford took BRONZE in the 14 year boys 1.5km race.  Strong competition in the boys 13 year age group saw Ben Millington take 8th place, Conor Wright 12th and Josh Crabtree 16th.  Alana Wright produced an amazing swim in her first ever open water race, to finish 8th in the girls 12 year age group.
Sam and Lily’s medal placings secured their invitations to the
National Open Water Championships to make our biggest ever team:
Sam, Maisie, Lily, Olivia, Charley, Oscar, Conor and Ben.  2017-07-08a

Kent Open Water Championships

Kent OW Collage BWe sent a team of four Thanet swimmers to the Kent Open Water Championships in London, Ben Millington won GOLD in his first ever open water race! Stephanie Panteli won SILVER and Lily Jewell took the BRONZE. Charley, also his first ever OW competition, swam a fantastic race, he was 2nd out of the water in his age group, but was unfortunately DQ’d.


Great London Swim

Congratulations to Maisie Macartney on winning the Great London Swim 5km Women’s Elite race on Saturday 1st July, pictured here with Liam Tancock.2017-07-01 09.24.07

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