Herts County Champs 2019
Swim England Hertfordshire County Swimming Championships start this weekend and are being held at The Venue Borehamwood over the weekends 19/20 Jan, 26/27 Jan and 2/3 Feb 2019. All information about the Herts County Championships can be found at https://www.swimherts.org/swimming/swimming-competitions
Please congratulate all those swimmers who achieved both County Qualification and Consideration Times; all their hard work throughout the year in training, galas and open meets has paid off and Ware SC are very proud of all the swimmers representing the club. Year on year Ware SC has entered more and more individual swimmers with this year being no exception.
Special mention goes to Alice Field, Archie Rann, Callum Cox and Daniel Harrison who all achieved County Qualification Times.
Congratulations to the following swimmers achieving County Consideration Times (although not all will be swimming at the event) Amy Liddiard, Martha Currie, Alice Field, Zoe Van Maanenberg, Victoria George, Faye Berry, Karen Keen, Claire Matthews, Philip George, Archie Rann, Callum Cox, Tommy Liddiard, Daniel Harrison, Thomas Currie, Louis Cripps, Rye Grover and Charles Sinclair.
In addition to the individual events, Ware SC for the first time has entered teams into the relay events which will be fast, furious and very exciting to watch. Congratulations to Victoria Hutchins, Ella Cripps, Martha Currie, Katie Sunderland, Natalie Bolton, Zoe Van Maanenberg, Alice Field, Victoria George, Katie Swindell, Anais Nicolas, Holly Yeoman, Callum Cox, Tommy Liddiard, Archie Rann, Philip George, Harrison Egerton, Daniel Harrison, Sidney Thompson, Thomas Currie and Toby Sinclair.
Swim England T-30 Challenge
Throughout November and December 2018, Ware club members took part in a T-30 challenge and some members of the Club’s Senior and Masters swimmers subsequently entered Swim England’s T-30 Challenge to find out which Masters swimmers (18+) can swim the furthest in 30 minutes.
This was the second consecutive year that Ware SC members have entered this National competition and there were 15 individual entries submitted and a number of combined relay entries submitted by the club which is up 5 entries on 2017.
Individual entries are listed below:
Individual – Men
Sean Brindley 2020m (equalled distance swam in 2017)
Nick Egerton 1805m (15m further than 2017)
Andrew Greenway-Page 1215m
Rye Grover 1950m
Darren Jones 1298m
Charles Sinclair 2200m
Howard Sladen 1685m
David Vanner 1715m (15m further than 2017)
Dave Wingrove 1820m
Individual – Ladies
Danielle Homewood 1665m
Karen Keen 1980m
Claire Matthews 1745m
Sara Matthews 1900m
Josie Pinfold 1610m
Anne Vanner 2030m
Look out for the results of the 2018 T30 Challenge which are due to be published in January.
In the highly competitive Herts Major League, Division 2 round 1, Ware Swimming Club dominated to come first overall with 264 points. There were many fantastic performances on the night with thirty six 1st place finishes, seven 2nd place finishes and one 3rd place finish. Congratulations to all the swimmers who took part. On the club representation front, Nicholas Sinclair competed in his 10th gala for the club and Philip George his 20th.
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.
Data Protection Policy
Following the recent changes as a result of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Ware Swimming Club (WSC) has produced a Data Protection Policy document that describes how as a member of WSC your personal data is collected, stored and used. This document can be found as an option in the right hand menu bar on the ‘club rules’ page.
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