City of Sunderland New Year Meet

CITY OF SUNDERLAND NEW YEAR MEET

SUNDERLAND AQUATIC CENTRE

18th/20th January 2019

A small squad of City’s more experienced swimmers who train under the guidance of Leisure Service’s senior coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher travelled to Sunderland to compete in the City of Sunderland New Year Meet.

This long course meet gave swimmers valuable experience in the transition between short course and long course swimming.

Regional medallist Cameron Green aged fourteen took the plaudits winning gold in the 100m, 200 and 800m freestyle, and 50m and 100m breaststroke. His time of 9.27.67 in the 800m freestyle was a new club record in the 13/14 years age group.

He also went on to clinch silver in the 50m and 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke and 50m freestyle.

Next on top of the rostrum and swimming in the 10/11 age group was emerging talent Freddy Dean. His wins came in the 50m freestyle and 50m breaststroke and he then placed third in the 100m breaststroke.

Fifteen year old Fraser Buxton looked confident in winning the 50m breaststroke and he also claimed bronze in the 50m butterfly.

Kiera Hinchcliffe was the clubs double medal winner when she finished first in the twelve years 200m backstroke and third in the shorter 100m event

Gracie Beaumont swam a highly competitive 200m backstroke in the thirteen years age group to claim silver and fifteen year old Sam Akers of Keighley went under the magic minute to finish third in the 100m freestyle in a time of 59.30

With forty seven top ten fishes the club can look forward to the forthcoming long course season with optimism.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Harrogate Janus Meet

CITY OF BRADFORD SWIMMING CLUB

HARROGATE JANUS A & B GRADE MEET

HARROGATE HYDRO

JANUARY 5/6th January 2019

The Harrogate Swimming Club Janus Graded Meet held at the Hydro saw City’s swimmers win a plethora of medals.

Outstanding performances and gold medals in the A Grade meet went to the following swimmers:

Katie Wiles (2), Freddy Dean (2), Keira Hinchcliffe and Evie Hobson.

A grade silver medals went to Keira Hinchcliffe (3), Maya Griffiths (2), Freddy Dean (2), George Smith, Joshua Jones, Samuel Akers, Jasmine Shay, Holly Vasey,

Bringing up the rear with bronze A grade medals were, Jasmine Shay (2), Louie Dove, Holly Vasey, Oscar Hobson, Kiera Hinchcliffe, Hannah Carney, Freddy Dean and Jakub Marszewski.

In total City had a pleasing 27 medals in total at this level.

At B grade level Niamh O’Brien, Hannah Carney, Joshua Jones and Jakub Marszewski were all on top of the podium.

Followed up by silver positions for Tyler Bower (2) Holly Vasey, Joshua Taylor, Hannah Carney, George Varley and Jakub Marszewski and bronze for Joshua Taylor (2), Abigail Naylor (2), Hannah Carney (2), Rose Lever, Amelia Fullerton and Jakub Marszewski.

 

The meet was a good introduction to competitive swimming for some of City’s emerging swimmers and produced a host of personal best times and Yorkshire qualifying times. All of the above swimmers train with Leisure Services Aquatic Competition Programme under the guidance of coaches Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Swim England Winter National Championships

SWIM ENGLAND WINTER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 25M

SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE

14TH-16TH DECEMBER 2018

Archie Minto and Cameron Mander were City’s only representatives at this high quality meet and the competition was always going to be tough.

Having qualified for four events and swimming as a Junior (15 years and under) it was Minto who swam to three personal best times and a club record.

His time of 58.85 in the 100m butterfly event broke a club record which had stood since 1996 and placed him 26th in this highly competitive field.

His times of 2.12.00 in the 200m butterfly and 2.11.35 in the 200m backstroke were also personal best times and he also competed in the 200m individual medley.

Mander competed in the 100m breaststroke event and touched the wall in a very creditable time of 1.10.73.

Both swimmers who train with Andy Pearce and Sarah Fisher on Bradford Council’s Leisure Services Aquatics Competition Programme can now look forward to a short Christmas break before training resumes in earnest in the New Year.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

City of Sheffield Snow Frills Meet

CITY OF SHEFFIELD SNOW FRILLS MEET. (50m) PONDS FORGE SHEFFIELD

1st/2nd DECEMBER 2018

City’s swimmers came home with a slew of medals from the prestigious Sheffield Snow Frills Meet.

It was Archie Minto swimming in the boys 15/16 years events who took the plaudits with wins in the 200m backstroke, 100m freestyle and 200m individual medley. His respective times were 2.19.69, 56.72 and 2.23.18.

Not content with being on top of the podium Minto also claimed silver medals in the 200m freestyle and 200m butterfly.

Next in line and swimming in the seventeen years and over age group was Ellen Winters who had also stolen the limelight at the previous years Snow Frills Meet. She finished in gold medal winning position in the 100m backstroke, silver place in the 200m backstroke and 50m breaststroke and bronze in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, 100m breaststroke and 50m backstroke

Fourteen year old Fraser Buxton swam excellently paced races to claim silver in the 50m and 200m breaststroke and 50m butterfly

Leading the charge in the fourteen years age groups was Keighley’s Sam Akers who claimed two silver medals in the 100m and 200m freestyle events.

Mateusz Lipowicz narrowly missed a top of the podium place in the seventeen years and over 200m butterfly finishing in second place and also finished in third place in the 200m freestyle,

In the younger age groups rising star Freddy Dean finished a very creditable second in the nine/ten years 50m breaststroke and then went on to claim third place in the 50m and 100m backstroke.

Poppy Anderson and Ella Jones both rose to the occasion and claimed silver medals in their age group 200m butterfly and 50m backstroke respectively.

Jones went on to collect bronze medals in both the 100m and 200m backstroke.

City’s other medallist was Oscar Hobson aged eleven who took bronze in the 100m breaststroke.

The swimmers all train with Bradford Council’s Leisure Services Aquatic Competition Programme under the guidance of Senior Coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Christmas Training 2019

Dear Parents & Swimmers

Please see below the details of the scheme’s Christmas training programme.

All training as normal up to and including Saturday 22nd December,

No training for all squads-

Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th December.

Thursday 27th, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th Dec-

YD, Masters and JD will train 7.00-9.00 am at Shipley Pool.

There will be no training for Rising Stars on Fri 28th Dec.

No Training for all squads-

Monday 31st December and Tuesday 1st January 2019.

All training will return to normal on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

May I take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy and successful 2019.

Yours Sincerely

Andy Pearce                            

Senior Coach        

Stockport Metro November Meet

STOCKPORT METRO NOVEMBER MEET

GRAND CENTRAL POOL STOCKPORT 25M

NOVEMBER 17th/18th 2018

Once again it was thirteen year olds Cameron Green and Hermione Roe who stole the limelight for City at the Stockport Metro November Meet.

Roe took centre stage on the rostrum in the 50m and 100m breaststroke, 100m and 200m individual medley and 50m freestyle.

She then went on to place second in the 200m breaststroke, fourth in the 14 years and under Skinz event, fifth in the 100m freestyle. And eighth in the 50m butterfly.

Green powered his way to victory in the 50m and 100m backstroke and 50m breaststroke and finished second in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle and third in the100m butterfly, 200m backstroke and 200m individual medley. He also competed in the Skinz event finishing in eighth place.

Fifteen year old Archie Minto was City’s other gold medallist with a time of 2.12.38 in the 200m butterfly he took the gold medal and gained a new National Winter Qualifying time. He also placed second in the shorter 100m butterfly.

His time of 2.13.47 in the 200m backstroke gained him a further qualifying time and placed him sixth and to round off a great weekends swimming he claimed seventh place in the 200m individual medley, eighth in the 100m backstroke and ninth in the 400m medley.

Other finalist were Maya Griffiths (3), Gracie Beaumont (3), Cameron Mander (2), Simran Mander (2) and Naomi Calvert (2).

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

Name

Age Group

Event

Time

Place

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Hermione Roe

Archie Minto

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Hermione Roe

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Archie Minto

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Maya Griffiths

Gracie Beaumont

Gracie Beaumont

Hermione Roe

Simran Mander

Naomi Calvert

Cameron Mander

Cameron Mander

Hermione Roe

Archie Minto

Archie Minto

Simran Mander

Maya Griffiths

Maya Griffiths

Hermione Roe

Naomi Calvert

Archie Minto

Cameron Green

Archie Minto

Gracie Beaumont

13

13

13

15

13

13

13

13

13

13

15

13

13

13

13

13

13

12

12

12

14/under

12

16

15

15

13

15

15

12

12

12

13

16

15

14/under

15

12

100 Breast

50 Back

100 IM

200 Fly

50 Free

50 Breast

100 Back

200 IM

50 Breast

100 Free

100 Fly

200 Breast

200 Free

50 Free

200 IM

200 Back

100 Fly

50 Breast

100 Back

50 Back

Skinz

100 Back

100 IM

200 Breast

50 Breast

100 Free

200 Back

200 IM

50 Free

200 Breast

100 Free

50 Fly

50 Back

100 Back

Skinz

400 IM

50 Free

1.13.37

29.32

1.08.70

2.12.38

27.84

33.49

1.04.19

2.24.84

34.78

57.18

1.00.53

2.42.00

2.05.19

26.40

2.20.55

2.20.08

1.05.03

41.12

1.11.60

34.66

1.12.71

1.12.92

2.39.16

32.79

1.00.61

2.13.47

2.15.85

30.19

3.08.98

1.07.98

31.64

33.50

1.04.36

4.50.85

31.11

1st

1st

1st

1st New Winter Nat QT

1st

1st

1st

1st

1st

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

3rd

3rd

3rd

4th

4th

4th

4th

5th

5th

5th

5th

5th

6th New Winter Nat QT

7th

7th

7th

7th

8th

8th

8th

8th

9th

10th

9 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze.

37 top 10s.

2 New Winter National Qualifying Times.

Congratulations to Archie on his 2 new Winter National QT’s. A big well done to all our swimmers in Stockport at this high level meet.

Andy Pearce

Senior Coach

Sheffield City Memorial B Grade Meet

CITY OF BRADFORD SWIMMING CLUB

SHEFFIELD CITY MEMORIAL B GRADE MEET

PONDS FORGE SHEFFIELD, 50m

17TH NOVEMBER 2018

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

City’s swimmers were on top form when they claimed six golds, ten silvers and eleven bronze medals and an additional forty four top ten finishes. Swimmers also swam personal best times and gained Yorkshire Championship qualifying times in doing so.

Gold medals went to Keira Hinchcliffe, Fraser Buxton (2), Oscar Hobson, Joshua Jones and Sam Akers.

Silver medals went to Abigail Naylor (2), Keira Hinchcliffe (2), Joshua Jones (2), and Sam Akers, Angus Twigger, Harris Khaliq and Oscar Hobson claimed one silver medal each.

Bringing up the rear with bronze medals were, Oscar Hobson (2), and with one bronze medal to their credit Jasmine Shay, Abigail Naylor, Keira Hinchcliffe, Holly Vasey, Harris Khaliq, Matty Jo-Joe Wilson, Jamie Connolly, Angus Twigger and Fraser Buxton.

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

Name

Age Group

Event

Time

Place

OSCAR HOBSON

FRASER BUXTON

KEIRA HINCHLIFFE

FRASER BUXTON

JOSHUA JONES

SAM AKERS

JOSHUA JONES

ABIGAIL NAYLOR

KEIRA HINCHLIFFE

SAM AKERS

ANGUS TWIGGER

ABIGAIL NAYLOR

HARRIS KHALIQ

KEIRA HINCHLIFFE

OSCAR HOBSON

JOSHUA JONES

JASMINE SHAY

HARRIS KHALIQ

ABIGAIL NAYLOR

MATTY-JOE WILSON

JAMIE CONNOLLY

KEIRA HINCHLIFFE

HOLLY VASEY

OSCAR HOBSON

ANGUS TWIGGER

OSCAR HOBSON

FRASER BUXTON

11

14

11

14

14

14

14

13

11

14

14

13

15

11

11

14

9

15

13

10

13

11

13

11

14

11

14

200M IM

200M IM

100M FREE

50M BACK

100M FLY

50M FREE

200M IM

100M FREE

50M FLY

50M BACK

100M FLY

100M BREAST

100M BACK

100M FLY

50M FREE

50M FREE

100M FREE

50M BACK

50M BREAST

50M FREE

50M FREE

200M IM

200M IM

100M FREE

50M FLY

50M BREAST

100M FLY

3.03.05

2.34.30

1.11.13

34.21

1.10.29

27.92

2.35.46

1.07.15

38.36

34.73

1.12.16

1.31.82

1.09.17

1.26.92

33.30

28.77

1.22.66

32.73

42.04

35.97

32.06

2.59.88

2.53.64

1.15.95

32.08

45.14

1.13.20

1st

1st

1st

1st

1st

1st

 

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

6 GOLDS, 10 SILVERS, 11 BRONZE PLUS 44 ADDITIONAL TOP TENS!!

A big well done to those who competed at Sheffield this weekend. It was our first long course meet of the season and we had some excellent personal bests and some new Yorkshire qualifying times.

Keep up the hard work, keep your attendance up and keep working those finer details, ie turn speed, streamlines, underwaters etc.

Sarah Fisher

Development Coach

Swim England NER Region Open Age Group Championships

SWIM ENGLAND NORTH EAST REGION

OPEN AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE 25M

2/3RD November 2018.

Swimming in the Open Age Group fifteen year old Cameron Mander swam to a new Swim England National Winter Short Course qualifying time of 1.09.48 in the 100m breaststroke to finish in twelfth place.

Another top ten place went to Ellen Winters who finished a very creditable tenth in the open 100m individual medley.

The following swimmers all secured top twenty places Archie Minto (3) and Sam Akers (1)

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

November 2018

Name

Age Group

Event

Time

Place

Ellen Winters

Cameron Mander

Archie Minto

Archie Minto

Archie Minto

Sam Akers

Ella Jones

Archie Minto

Archie Minto

George Smith

George Smith

Ellen Winters

Open (18)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (17)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (15)

Open (18)

100 IM

100 Breast

100 Fly

200 Back

200 Fly

1500 Free

200 Back

50 Fly

200 IM

100 IM

50 Breast

200 Back

1.10.06

1.09.48

59.40

2.15.24

2.16.20

18.27.72

2.28.53

27.56

2.18.61

1.08.19

32.93

2.29.97

10th

12th Winter Nat QT

12th

16th

20th

20th

24th

26th

26th

28th

29th

30th

Congratulations to Cameron Mander on his new qualifying time for the Swim England National Winter Short Course in December and to Ellen on qualifying for her first ever North East Region final.

Andy Pearce

Senior Coach

Swim Engalnd, NER Region Age Group Championships

SWIM ENGLAND NORTH EAST REGION

AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE 25M

2/3RD November 2018.

Thirteen years olds Hermione Roe and Cameron Green collected a plethora of medals for City of Bradford at the recent North East Region Age Group Championships held at Ponds Forge Sheffield.

Roe dominated her age group with regional titles in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke, 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle and both the 100m and 200m individual medley. Her times of 2.38.21 and 27.26 in the 200m breaststroke and 50m freestyle respectively were both club records.

She also claimed bronze medley position in the 50m butterfly and fourth in the 100m butterfly.

Green looked impressive in winning his age group 50m breaststroke and 50m and 100m freestyle.

City of Bradford had a silver lining when he finished in second place in the 50m and 100m backstroke, 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle and 200m individual medley.

To add to his impressive collection of medals he placed third in the 50m and 100m butterfly and 200m backstroke and claimed fourth place in the 400m individual medley.

Both 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

November 2018

Name

Age Group

Event

Time

Place

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Hermione Roe

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Hermione Roe

Hermione Roe

Hermione Roe

Hermione Roe

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Cameron Green

Hermione Roe

Cameron Green

Roan Sheriff

Roan Sheriff

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

100 Breast

100 Free

200 Free

100 IM

50 Breast

50 Breast

200 Breast

100 Free

200 IM

50 Free

50 Free

50 Back

200 IM

100 Back

100 Breast

200 Free

50 Fly

50 Fly

200 Back

100 Fly

100 Fly

400 IM

100 Back

50 Back

1.12.37

56.33

2.07.95

1.07.22

33.27

33.40

2.38.21

59.79

2.24.94

27.26

25.99

29.46

2.18.44

1.03.02

1.11.94

2.02.38

30.43

28.97

2.20.00

1.04.77

1.07.42

5.01.62

1.09.55

31.60

1st

1st

1st

1st

1st

1st

1st Club Record

1st

1st

1st Club Record

1st

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

2nd

3rd

3rd

3rd

3rd

4th

4th

8th

8th

11 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze.

2 club records.

24 top 10’s.

Congratulations to both Hermione and Cameron on their medals and to Hermione once again on her 2 club records.

Also a big well done to Roan on his 2 top 10’s.

Andy Pearce

Senior Coach

National Masters Championships.

SWIM ENGLAND NATIONAL MASTERS SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

SHEFFIELD PONDS FORGE

OCTOBER 26th-28th 2018

City of Bradford had four representatives who competed in multiple events at the National Masters Short Course Championship held at Ponds Forge Sheffield.

Swimming in the 65/69 years age group Chris Brown stormed to victory and national titles in the 50m and 100m backstroke events in times of 32.93 and 1.13.78 respectively.

His time of 2.48.93 in the 200m backstroke event placed him in silver medal position and he finished third in the 50m butterfly in a time of 33.55.

Joanne Robinson who also competed in the team events finished a very creditable eighth in the 40/44 years 50m breaststroke in a time of 42.03.

Other individual swims came from Omar Hussain in the 30/34 years age group. Hussain finished in tenth place in the 200m freestyle, 12th in the 50m butterfly and fourteenth in the 100m freestyle. In times of 2.05.09, 28.25 and 56.99 respectively.

Along with Nicola Jones the above swimmers competed in the team events and they powered to a silver medal in the mixed 160+ years 400m freestyle team in a time of 4.30.04 and fifth place in the 160+years mixed 200m freestyle team.

All swimmers train with Bradford Council’s Leisure Services Aquatic Competition Programme under the guidance of Senior Coach Andy Pearce and Development Coach Sarah Fisher.

Christine McCabe

City of Bradford Swimming Club

Name

Age Group

Event

Time

Place

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Jo Robinson

Nicola Jones

Omar Hussain

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Jo Robinson

Nicola Jones

Omar Hussain

Jo Robinson

Omar Hussain

Omar Hussain

Omar Hussain

65-69

65-69

65-69

160+

65-69

160+

40-44

30-34

30-34

30-34

100 Back

50 Back

200 Back

Mixed 400 Free Team

(Chris 1.12.24

Jo 1.11.32

Nicola 1.09.46

Omar 57.02)

50 Fly

Mixed 200 Free Team

(Chris 30.92

Jo 33.02

Nicola 31.08

Omar 25.81)

50 Breast

200 Free

50 Fly

100 Free

1.13.78

32.93

2.48.93

4.30.04

33.55

42.03

2.05.09

28.25

56.99

1ST

1ST

2ND

2ND

3RD

5TH

8TH

10TH

12TH

14TH

2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze.

7 top 10’s.

Well done and congratulations to our Masters swimmers at the Swim England National Championships. It’s great to see that everyone came back home with a medal. Great swimming guys!! J

Andy Pearce

Senior Coach