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GALA UPDATE

In the highly competitive Herts Major League, Division 2 round 2, Ware Swimming Club finished in 3rd place with 219.5 points. There were many fantastic performances on the night with special mention to Callum Cox achieving a New Club Record and first place in the U14 50m butterfly in 31.65. Other first places finishes went to: Katie Sunderland U12 50m backstroke (42.44) and the U12 50m freestyle (35.19), Amy Liddiard U12 50m breaststroke (48.54), Archie Rann in the U12 50m breaststroke (43.68) and in the U12 25m butterfly (16.78), Callum Cox U14 100m freestyle (1.05.75), Claire Matthews in the Open 100m breaststroke (1.24.59). The girls U12 4x25m medley relay finished first in a time of 1.22.25 (Ellie Keeling, Amy Liddiard, Katie Sunderland and Amelia Thompson). There were two new club relay records for the U16 girls: Medley relay 1.08.53 (Zoe Van Mannenberg, Katie Swindell, Victoria George and Holly Yeoman), Freestyle relay 59.59 (Katie Swindell, Victoria George, Holly Yeoman and Annabel Readman). The Squadron 8x25m relay also gained a new club record in a time of 1.56.81 (Katie Sunderland, Archie Rann, Victoria Hutchins, Sidney Thompson, Annabel Readman, Thomas Currie, Katie Egerton and Matt Lloyd-Jones).

On the club representation front, Arthur Rann competed in his first league gala for the club and Charlie Cox his 10th.
Many thanks to the coaches, poolside helpers and officials who helped with the smooth running of the gala. For full details and all other results login to the club members section.

Ware SC Masters Update

Ware SC Masters swimmers have had a successful start to 2019 and we are delighted to report our achievements.

Swim England Hertfordshire Masters Competition – Saturday 9th March 2019
Two Masters swimmers took part in this competition and both reached the top 3 in every event they entered.
Congratulations to Andrew Greenway-Page, County Champion in the Mens 18-24 years 50m breaststroke. Andrew’s winning time was 56.72. Andrew also achieved second places in the 50m backstroke (45.80) and 50m freestyle (39.66).

David Vanner competed in the 45-49 year age group and came third in the 50m breaststroke (44.94) and 3rd in the 50m freestyle (35.11).

Sudbury Masters Valentines Competition – Sunday 17th February 2019
Seventeen Masters swimmers swum at Sudbury last month and came away with a great set of results as well as the Top Visiting Club award. Overall Ware swimmers came away with 17 gold medals, 22 silver medals and 13 bronze medals. Congratulations to Charles Sinclair and Karen Keen for achieving new club records in the 50m Butterfly. The results round up is below as follows:

Mens 50m Backstroke
16-24 years: 2nd Aidan Jones (34.46), 3rd Dan Wateridge (35.79), 6th Andrew Greenway-Page (45.43)
30-34 years: 1st Howard Sladen (34.74), 2nd Matt Willetts (35.64)

Ladies 50m Backstroke
16-24 years: 2nd Kimberley Gibb (35.96)
30-34 years: 2nd Sara Matthews (40.57)

Mens 100m Breaststroke
16-24 years: 3rd Louis Cripps (1.19.15), 5th Dan Wateridge (1.36.80)
45-49 years: 3rd Nick Egerton (1.26.84)

Ladies 100m Breaststroke
16-24 years: 2nd Katie Egerton (1.34.40)
30-34 years: 1st Claire Matthews (1.23.79), 2nd Sara Matthews (1.37.12)

Mens 100m Freestyle
16-24 years: 1st Charles Sinclair (58.32), 3rd Louis Cripps (1.04.40), 8th Andrew Greenway-Page (1.29.31)
25-29 years: 4th Sean Brindley (1.03.57)
30-34 years: 1st David Wingrove (1.06.97), 2nd Howard Sladen (1.07.01)
45-49 years: 9th David Vanner (1.15.63)

Ladies 100m Freestyle
16-24 years: 5th Kimberley Gibb (1.10.51)
30-34 years: 1st Claire Matthews (1.13.22), 3rd Sara Matthews (1.17.44)
35-39 years: 2nd Karen Keen (1.11.09)

Mens 50m Freestyle
16-24 years: 3rd Louis Cripps (28.46), 5th Aidan Jones (29.49), 9th Andrew Greenway-Page (37.97)
25-29 years: 1st Sean Brindley (27.98)
30-34 years: 1st David Wingrove (29.29), 2nd Howard Sladen (29.36), 3rd Matt Willetts (31.70)
45-49 years: 4th Nick Egerton (29.82), 6th David Vanner (33.84)

Ladies 50m Freestyle
16-24 years: 3rd Kimberley Gibb (32.44), 4th Katie Egerton (32.50), 5th Olivia Rix (32.55)
30-34 years: 1st Claire Matthews (32.44), 2nd Sara Matthews (32.68)

Mens 100m Backstroke
16-24 years: 1st Aidan Jones (1.13.46), 4th Andrew Greenway-Page (1.42.77)

Ladies 100m Backstroke
30-34 years: 1st Sara Matthews (1.31.69)

Mens 200m Breaststroke
16-24 years: 2nd Louis Cripps (3.00.40)

Ladies 200m Breaststroke
30-34 years: 1st Claire Matthews (3.05.26)

Mens 100m Butterfly
16-24 years: 1st Charles Sinclair (1.06.22)

Ladies 100m Butterfly
35-39 years: 2nd Karen Keen (1.16.55)

Mens 50m Butterfly
16-24 years: 2nd Charles Sinclair (28.51 *New Club Record), 5th Louis Cripps (31.64)
25-29 years: 3rd Sean Brindley (32.41)
30-34 years: 1st Howard Sladen (33.77)

Ladies 50m Butterfly
16-24 years: 3rd Olivia Rix (36.82), 4th Katie Egerton (41.40)
35-39 years: 2nd Karen Keen (33.79 * New Club Record)

Mens 100m Individual Medley
16-24 years: 2nd Louis Cripps (1.13.15), 4th Dan Wateridge (1.22.02)
25-29 years: 2nd Sean Brindley (1.16.43)
30-34 years: 1st Howard Sladen (1.17.69), 2nd David Wingrove (1.20.44)

Ladies 100m Individual Medley
16-24 years: 3rd Kimberley Gibb (1.21.66), 4th Olivia Rix (1.22.73)
30-34 years: 1st Claire Matthews (1.21.68), 2nd Sara Matthews (1.26.93)

Mens 50m Breaststroke
16-24 years: 3rd Louis Cripps (37.27), 4th Dan Wateridge (42.05), 5th Aidan Jones (42.06), 7th Andrew Greenway-Page (54.20)
30-34 years: 1st Howard Sladen (40.64), 2nd Matt Willetts (41.49)
45-49 years: 4th Nick Egerton (39.68), 6th David Vanner (44.96)

Ladies 50m Breaststroke
16-24 years: 2nd Katie Egerton (43.26)
30-34 years: 1st Claire Matthews (38.53), 2nd Sara Matthews (44.04)

Mens 200m Freestyle
45-49 years: 3rd David Vanner (2.51.61)

Ladies 200m Freestyle
35-39 years: 2nd Karen Keen (2.38.00)

2018 T30 Challenge
The results from the T30 Challenge came through and we are delighted to report on our individual and team successes.

Charles Sinclair won the National Title in the 18-24 years age group with 2200m. Sean Brindley was second with 2020m, Rye Grover third with 1950m and Andrew Greenway-Page fifth with 1215m.

Other results in the Mens competition:
25-29 years: 5th Howard Sladen (1685m)
30-34 years: 4th David Wingorve (1820m)
40-44 years: 3rd Nick Egerton (1805m)
45-49 years: 8th David Vanner (1715m) and 10th Darren Jones (1295m)

Ladies Individual Results:
18-24 years: 5th Josie Pinfold (1610m)
30-34 years: 6th Karen Keen (1980m), 7th Sara Matthews (1900m), 10th Claire Matthews (1745m), 11th Danielle Homewood (1665m)
45-49 years: 3rd Anne Vanner (2030m)

Team Results
Two of our teams are National Champions; Mens 72-99 years (Charles Sinclair, Rye Grover, Sean Brindley and Howard Sladen) with 7785m, and the Mixed 100-119 years (Sara Matthews, Josie Pinfold, Charles Sinclair and Sean Brindley) with 7730m.

Other Team Results
Mens 160-199 years: 4th with 6635m – David Vanner, Darren Jones, Nick Egerton and David Wingrove
Female 120-159 years: 2nd with 7655m – Anne Vanner, Karren Keen, Claire Matthew and Sara Matthews
Mixed 160-199 years: 3rd with 7023m – Anne Vanner, Karen Keen, David Vanner and Darren Jones

Welfare Officer

The Wavepower and Club Welfare Officer information has gone missing from the Ware SC noticeboard. We're working with SLM and Swim England to get this replaced asap. In the meantime, should you need to speak to the Club Welfare officer, please use the contact information below:

Mrs Amanda Currie
Tel: 07508 209944
Email: mrsajc2910@icloud.com

Fixtures Update

Venue and timings for Major League Round 3 now available. Click here for full details.

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