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No training 5th November
Leon is going to be closed on November 5th for a firework display, it has now been agreed with the teachers and coaches that all swimmers who usually attend a Thursday, Tornadoes and Hurricanes can now attend the Monday and Tuesday evenings that week in order that you do not miss out on your swimming. Unfortunately we cannot do anything about the Enigma group as they already train on the Monday and Tuesday although we hope everyone will be there on those nights
Club Championship 26th, 27th, and 29th October
With entries still being taken this week, this is a brilliant opportunity for swimmers to compete in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, excellent for swimmers new to competition, those looking to extend their portfolio of events, and those preparing for future events. If you have not got an entry form then contact your Coach or teacher and they can help with the details. Squad members it is £10 for as many events as they want to enter. (11/10/2009)
County Championships Information and Qualifying times
For those interested in knowing what is needed to make it to the counties supporting information is here
Bletchley & District Swim Club L3 End of Season Open Meet Results
14 Club competited in this year open meet with 895 improvements out of 1300 swims, well done to all the swimmers.
We hope that all the swimmers and specators had an enjoyable event and we look forward to welcoming you all back next year
Bletchley & District would like to thank all the officials, administation staff and helpers for giving up their valuable time to enable us to host this meet.
Congratulations go to maxwell Swim Club for winning to Club with 695 points a close 2 nd was City of Ocford with 691 and 3 rd was Luton Swimming Club with 548 points. Top Girl was Jamie Morris form City of Oxford with 57 points, her team mate Evie Murrell was 2 nd with 51 points and 3 rd was Eloise Gooch from Four Shires SC with 50 points. Top boy went to Micheal Fan from Chalfont Otters Swimming club with 57 points just beating Tom Lawson of Bletchley in to 2 nd place with a score of 56 points, 3 rd was Ali Usr Rehman from Luton Swimming club with 52 points.
Top Bletchley Girl was Rebecca Allen who came in 4th position with 46 points
Bletchley & District Swim Club SGM - Rescheduled
Please note that the SGM will be held at 19:15 on the 13th July 2009 at Leon School Hall.
Bletchley Swimmers see successes at Leighton Buzzard ďCĒ Grade Open Meet
On Saturday the 2nd of May 2009 Bletchley & District Swim club sent 16 swimmers to Stantonbury to compete in Leighton Buzzardí s ďCĒ grade open meet.
All who competed swam very well and out of 49 races there were 39 personal bests which everyone achieved at least 1. This was fantastic considering that this was the first open meet for a lot of the swimmers.
There were 18 top 6 finishes which included 1 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals on top of that 9 people swam too fast in their age groups.
Bletchley Swimmers achieve at local meet
On the weekend of the 25th-26th April, 3 swimmers from Bletchley & District took part in the CMK Last Chance Open Meet to get Regional times. The swimmers entered 13 swims altogether during the weekend, with 3 of them being personal bests. Two being achieved by Rebecca Allen in her 100m backstroke and 50m freestyle, and Chris Forshaw getting one in his 100m breaststroke.
Andy Wadsworth swum some great races, achieving 3rd in his 50m breaststroke, 7th in his 50m butterfly and 13th in his 50m and 100m freestyle.
Rebecca Allen knocked 2.95 seconds off of her 100m backstroke and finished 11th in her age group. Chris Forshaw swum some great races and finished 4th in his age group for 100m breaststroke knocking 0.33 off of that swim. A big well done to the swimmers for their hard work.
By Becky Allen, Girls Team Captain
New Coaches appointed for Bletchley Swimming Club
The committee are pleased to announce that Leigh Wright and Phil Powell have taken over as Head Coach at Bletchley.
Their appointment is great news for the swimmers and the committee will be working with them to help move the Club forward. Look out for an update about them coming soon.
If you wish to contact them they can be reached on firstname.lastname@example.org
Bletchley Open Meet Ė 11th July 2009
Entries are now being received with closing date 1st June 2009
For full programme of events and all meet documentation use link below:
Bletchley Swimmers Excel at Regional and National Level
For the second consecutive year two swimmers qualified for Regional Championships and for the first time in many years one swimmer qualified for the British Masters Championships. For such a small club this is an incredible achievement and it is a credit to the dedication of these swimmers who act as an inspiration to the rest of the club swimmers.
First place for Bletchley
Bletchley and District swimming club had a fantastic result at the first round of the Chiltern League held at Stantonbury, finishing in first place.
Eleven personal bests were achieved with Tom Denny knocking 5.04 seconds off of his 100m backstroke and James Turner improved his 100m breaststroke times by 4.12 seconds.
An incredible 14 first places were won. One of which was by Jack Stride, who broke the club record for the 9 year old boys 50m breaststroke by 6.98 seconds with his time of 56.85.