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Training and competition update (updated 1st November)
Training at Loughborough University tomorrow night is cancelled due to closure of the pool as a result of water quality problems.
The warm up for Gala number 6 this Saturday is 5pm not 6pm. Tickets for the presentation evening will also be available as will the team sheet for the League galas on the 9thNovember to allow swimmers to confirm their participation
There is no training at Welbeck on Sunday 10th November as the College is closed for Remembrance Sunday.
Our competition diary and training schedule have been updated - Competition Training.
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Swimming round up (added 6th August)
First of all sorry for the time it's taken provide this update for June and July, but I think it was worth waiting for.
Loughborough Town and City of Leicester swimmer Megan Morrison produced a number of outstanding swims at the National Youth Championships, making the semi finals in the 200 IM, 100 fly. Megan smashed the junior and senior County long course 200m breaststroke record in the heat, making the semi-final and then the final comfortably, in the final Megan went on to break her early record time to win silver a massive achievement. The 100 breaststroke was also a successful race with Megan going through the three rounds and finishing 8th overall in the final, on the same evening Megan joined her City of Leicester team mates in the medley relay, achieving a bronze medal in the final. In a week's time Megan will be heading to Canada to represent Leicester at the International Children's Games. Read more about Megan here
Loughborough Town and City of Leicester swimmer James Teagle capped a successful transition from swimming to triathlon by being selected to represent Great Britain in the European Youth Relay Championships to be held in Holton, Holland. James along with his two other team mates secured 4th place overall. Following his performance in this James has been selected to represent GB in the European Junior Cup in Hungary. Read more about James here.
National Age Groups saw Jack Melia put in strong performances for City of Leicester in the 100 free relay and the medley relay.
Our Diddy Team delivered a spirited performance in the final to finish in 6th place on the day. Overall the Team finished in 6th place out of 26 teams in the League – a great achievement for all the swimmers taking part in the final and the previous rounds. Special thanks to Sue and Andy Capell and Advance Insurances Services for organising and sponsoring the Teams T shirts. Team and small group photos from the Diddy League Final are available on request from firstname.lastname@example.org
Well done to Eddie Bakewell who finished 206th out of over 3000 swimmers in the Great Manchester Swim and to William Bell who won the 14under 400m Harbour swim at St Mawes Regatta Week.
Rachel Thompson was also in action in the pool representing West Midlands water polo team against other regions, with the West Mids finishing 3rd out of 8 after beating Ireland in the battle for 3rd place.
Over the past two months our many swimmers have also taken part in a number of open swim meets and triathlons delivering many top 3 places and personal bests, and having lots of fun doing it.
Sprint Gala mark Clubs return to Loughborough Leisure Centre (10th August 2013)
The sprint gala marked our first day back in the leisure centre since before Christmas. This provided an excellent opportunity for swimmers to start to bank times on to their rankings system. The sprint gala donations also raised a total of £388 for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust – well done and thank you!
The Loughborough Town/JHMT hats are now available at £5 (or collection for those who have pre-ordered) please speak to Fiona if you would like a hat. Special thanks go to the Derek Bell for preparing the design for the cap.
ProSwimwear (added 1st June)
Loughborough Town have teamed up with ProSwimwear to bring you a wide range of quality swimwear and accessories. For every purchase made the club receives 10% cash back to support our fund raising efforts. You also receive a discount which increases with the amount you spend. Click below to go to our dedicated link.
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Last Updated 01 November 2013