City of Bradford Jingle Bell A/B Grade Meet 2017, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December 2017, Shipley Pool

This years Jingle Bell A/B Grade Meet is now open for entries. Our meet has an early Christmas present this year, with the inclusion of 800m and 1500m events for the first time.

COB Jingle Bell A/B Grade Meet 2017 Conditions
Sportsys Entry File

Closing Date:  1st December 2017

Sheffield City Memorial Meet

SHEFFIELD CITY MEMORIAL B GRADE MEET

PONDS FORGE SHEFFIELD

18TH NOVEMBER 2017

A squad of City’s emerging talent competed in the Sheffield City B Grade long course meet held at Ponds Forge Sheffield.

City’s swimmers were on top form when they claimed ten golds, thirteen silvers and eight bronze medals and also collected three speeding tickets along the way.

Gold medals went to Matty-Joe Wilson (3) Ellen Winters (2), Holly Vasey (2), and Ellie Horrocks (1), Teagan Hoyland (1), and Harris Khaliq (1).

Silver medals went to Angus Twigger (2) and with one medal each Lilly Broxup, Fraser Buxton, Harris Khaliq, Ellie Horrocks, Louie Dove, Holly Vasey, Owen Gaunt, George Smith, Julia Silva, Teagan Hoyland and Ellen Winters.

Bringing up the rear with bronze medals were, Keira Hinchliffe (3) Oliver Wain (2) George Smith (1), Harrison Smith (1), Lilly Broxup (1) and Julia Silva (1),

Speeding tickets for swimming too fast for this B grade meet went to Gracie Beaumont (2) and Sam Akers.

All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme under the guidance of coaches Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Stockport Metro November Meet

STOCKPORT METRO NOVEMBER MEET

CENTRAL POOL STOCKPORT  (25M)

NOVEMBER 2017

Once again it was twelve year old Cameron Green who stole the limelight for City at the Stockport Metro November Meet.

He dominated his age group events with a tally of nine gold and two silver medals. As a result of his impressive swims he also broke five club records in the 200m individual medley, 200m butterfly, 200m freestyle and 50m and 100m breaststroke.  

His wins came in the 50m and 100m freestyle, 200m individual medley, 50m backstroke, 50, 100m and 200m breaststroke and 50m and 200m butterfly.

His silver medals came in the 100m backstroke and 200m freestyle.

Also swimming as a twelve year old, Hermione Roe produced some outstanding performances to finish on top of the rostrum in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke, the 100m and 200m individual medley and the 50m and 200m freestyle. Her times of 34.20, 1.14.20 and 2.41.31 respectively in the breaststroke events were all new club records as was her time of 1.06.57 in the 100m butterfly.

Roe also swam well paced races in the 50m and 100m butterfly and 100m freestyle to take silver medals and rounded off an excellent weekends swimming with third place in the fourteen years and under Skinz event.

Looking a prospect for the future eleven year old Maya Griffiths was on top of the rostrum with wins in the 100m breaststroke and 50m butterfly. She also placed third in the 50m freestyle and fourth in the longer 200m freestyle.

Sophia Basaraba took gold in the girls twelve years 50m backstroke in a time of 33.40 and followed that up with a bronze in the 200m event in a time of 2.31.60

Gracie Beaumont took silver medals in the eleven years 50m backstroke and 400m freestyle and Sam Naylor; seventeen claimed two silver medals in the 200m butterfly and 400m individual medley, bronzes in the 200m medley, 200m backstroke, 200m and 400m freestyle and fifth place in the 50m freestyle.

Bringing up the rear on the podium was fourteen year old Archie Minto with a silver medal and a new club record of 1.01.36 in the 100m butterfly and a bronze in the 50m event. Minto also had four other top ten finishes breaking the club record in the 200m butterfly in a time of 2.21.65.

Fifteen year old Naomi Calvert finaled in the 50m freestyle and 50m and 100m butterfly to round off an excellent weekends swimming for the club.

All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme under the guidance of coaches Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Club Records

Club records have now been updated as at 20th November 2017.

Thay can be found under the Member Info heading.

Any queries should be sent to Chris Lund at kit@cobsc.co.uk

Swim England NER Senior Junior Championships

SWIM ENGLAND NORTH EAST REGION

ASA SENIOR & JUNIOR 50M CHAMPIONSHIPS

SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE

4/5th November 2017

A group of City’s swimmers travelled to Sheffield to compete in the North East Region Senior and Junior Long Course Championships.

Swimming as juniors it was Archie Minto and Archie Dunne who led the charge each claiming bronze medal positions in their respective butterfly events.

Minto broke his own 13/14 yrs club record in the 200m event with a new best time of 2.20.63. His other two top ten finishes came in the 50m and 100m butterfly and he had a further top twenty finishes in the 50m and 100m freestyle.

Dunne’s bronze medal finish came in the 50m butterfly in a time of 27.96. He also placed fourth in the 50m freestyle and ninth in the 50m breaststroke. Top twenty places followed in the 100m freestyle and butterfly and 200m individual medley.

Also in record breaking form was junior Cameron Mander who broke the 13/14 years 100m breaststroke club record which had stood since 2007 to finish in fourth place in a time of 1.13.40. His time of 33.61 in the 50m event also secured him a top ten finish.

Swimming as a senior Sam Naylor claimed five top twenty finishes and bringing up the rear senior Sam Wardle with three.

All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme under the guidance of coaches Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe City of Bradford Swimming Club

National Masters Championships

SWIM ENGLAND NATIONAL MASTERS SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE

OCTOBER 2017

City of Bradford’s Brendan Watson and Omar Hussain competed in multiple events at the National Masters Short Course Championship held at Ponds Forge Sheffield.

Hussain swimming in the 30/34 years age group had the highest place finishes in both the 200m butterfly and 400m freestyle when he finished in fourth place in times of 2.24.21 and 4.35.91 respectively He also claimed sixth place in the 200m freestyle and twelfth in the 100m butterfly.

Watson swimming in the 25/29 years age group had his highest place finish of seventh in 100m backstroke in a time of 1.05.17 and then went on to come home in tenth place in the 200m individual medley. His final swim in the 100m freestyle gave him a top twenty finish.

Both swimmers train with Bradford Council’s Leisure Services Aquatic Competition Programme under the guidance of Senior Coach Andy Pearce.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

NER Age Group Championships

SWIM ENGLAND NORTH EAST REGION

AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

SUNDERLAND AQUATIC CENTRE 25M

28/29TH OCTOBER 2017

City’s swimmers continued their run of good form to produce some outstanding performances and claim the top club position at the recent Swim England North East Region Age Group Championships held at Sunderland Aquatic Centre.

Cameron Green was in blistering form when he outshone his rivals and produced some impressive performances. The twelve year old who trains with Sarah Fisher, Bradford Aquatics Development Coach came home with no less than ten regional titles and eleven new club records. One of which was Andrew Belton’s 200m breaststroke record of 2.50.54. Green smashed this record which had stood since 1993 in a time of 2.38.30

His gold medal performances came in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, 50m and 200m breaststroke, 50m backstroke and butterfly and 100m, 200m and 400m individual medley.

He then continued to make the podium in silver medal position in the 100m backstroke and the 100m and 200m butterfly and rounded off an exceptional weekend swimming with a bronze in the 200m backstroke.

In the girls events twelve year old Hermione Roe who trains with head Coach Andy Pearce was once again in medal winning form as she claimed regional titles in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke, 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, 50m and 100m butterfly and 100m and 200m individual medley.

Six of her swims were in new club records one of which was former international swimmer Sian Morgan’s 2006 club record of 1.07.28 in the 100m butterfly. Roe finished in a time of 1.06.67 well inside Morgan’s record.

Emerging talent Sophia Basaraba aged twelve was City’s other medal winner when she finished in bronze medal position in the 100m and 200m backstroke in times of 1.10.99 and 2.29.49 respectively. She also finished in fourth place in the shorter 50m event.

Other top ten finishers were Simran Kaur Mander (4) and Gracie Beaumont (1).

All of the swimmers train with Leisure Services Aquatic Development Programme under the guidance of Head Coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club.

 

Winter Yorkshire Upper Age Group

YORKSHIRE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION.

WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS, UPPER AGE GROUP.

PONDS FORGE SHEFFIELD 25M.

OCTOBER 21st/22nd 2017

Following a successful National Championships in the summer City opened their new seasons account at the Yorkshire Swimming Association’s Winter Competitions with an impressive display of swimming.

Archie Dunne led the charge with some outstanding swims in the fourteen years age group. His time of 24.77 in the 50m freestyle collected him a County title along with a new club record which had stood since 1992 and was formerly held by City’s international James Griffin and stood at 25.84.

He followed that up with a silver medal and a new club record time of 27.25 in the 50m butterfly, a third place finish in the 50m breaststroke and top ten placings in the 100m freestyle, 50m and 100m backstroke and 100m butterfly.

Archie Minto swimming as fourteen year old swam well paced races to claim top ten finishes in the 50m and 100m butterfly, 50m and 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 200m individual medley.

Other top ten finishes came from Ella Jones in the fifteen years 50m and 100m backstroke, Cameron Singh Mander in the fourteen years 50m and 100m breaststroke and Sam Naylor in the sixteen years and over 200m individual medley.

All of the swimmers train with Leisure Services Aquatic Development Programme under the guidance of Head Coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Winter Yorkshire ASA Meet 1 ( Lower Age Group)

YORKSHIRE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION

WINTER ASA MEET 1 (LOWER AGE GROUP)

JOHN CHARLES CENTRE FOR SPORT

OCTOBER 1ST 2017

Following a successful National Championships in the summer City opened the new seasons account at the Yorkshire Swimming Association’s Winter Competition in sizzling form with a host of medals, club records and personal best times.

Fresh from her double silver medal winning performances at this summers National Championships twelve year old Hermione Rowe demonstrated exceptional form when she claimed county titles in the 100m freestyle, 50m and 100m butterfly and 50m breaststroke events. Her times of 1.00.28 in the freestyle, 30.71 in the 50m butterfly and 34.64 in the 50m breaststroke were all new club records. She also went on to finish sixth in the 50m backstroke.

Also swimming as a twelve year old Cameron Green powered to victory in the 50m backstroke, 50m breaststroke and 100m freestyle. His backstroke time of 31.35 was also a city record.

Not content with his three county titles he also claimed a silver medal placing in the 50m butterfly and bronze position in the 100m butterfly.

Newcomer to the County rostrum nine year old Matty-Joe Wilson powered to second place finishes in the 50m and 100 breaststroke and a third place in the 100m backstroke.

To round of a hectic weekend in the pool he also collected top ten finishes in the 50m backstroke, 100m individual medley, 50m and 100m freestyle and 50 m butterfly.

Other top ten finishers were Maya Griffiths (2) Simran Kaur Mander (2) and with one top ten finish, Sophia Basaraba and Gracie Beaumont.

All of the swimmers train with Leisure Services Aquatic Development Programme under the guidance of Head Coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Swim England North East Region Masters

 

ASA NORTH EAST REGION

OPEN MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS

HARROGATE HYDRO

25th SEPTEMBER 2017

City of Bradford Masters swimmers Omar Hussain and Brendan Watson both of whom had competed at the World Masters in Budapest earlier this year were back in the action to compete in the Swim England North East Region Masters Championships.

Watson finished in silver medal position in the men’s 200m backstroke in time of 2.21.0 and third in the shorter 100m event in 1.04.84.

Hussain medalled in third place in the men’s 200m butterfly in a time of 2.28.93 and also competed in the 400m freestyle.

Both swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme.

Christine McCabe

Secretary City of Bradford Swimming Club

 

2017 AGM

City of Bradford Swimming Club 2017 AGM 

Will members please note that the 2017 Annual General Meeting will take place at Bradford Grammar School on Wednesday 27th September 2017 commencing at 6.15pm.

There are likely to be a number of roles and positions on the Committee becoming vacant at the AGM. If you are interested in joining the Committee and want to know more, please get in touch with me or any other Committee member as a period of handover and shadowing may be helpful.