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East Region Successes

Our swimmers have had successes recently at both the East Region Open Water and Long Course championships, winning a total of five gold, seven silver and five bronze medals with all attaining notable personal achievements. For more details click here.

Everyone A Medal Winner

All ten of our Masters who competed at the Newmarket Masters Open Meet brought  home at least one medal.

Four new Masters County records were set as the squad collected a total of 29 medals whilst two of our members won their first ever Masters medals. Read here for more details

GRAHAM POWELL SMASHES BRITISH MASTERS RECORD

Graham Powell set a new British record for the 60 – 64 year age group at the Great Britain Masters Championships in Sheffield.

British Record Holder, Graham Powell
British Record Holder, Graham Powell

The Masters squad set 13 new County and 6 East Region records whilst winning 4 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze medals with a further 17 top ten finishes. Read here for more details

MORE EAST REGION & BEDS MASTERS RECORDS

Our Masters continued their record breaking start to 2016 with four new East Region and five new Beds County short course records at the Bracknell Open Masters meet. They brought home 10 Gold , 6 Silver and 1 Bronze medal.  Meanwhile Sharon Collins made her competitive Masters debut at the tender age of 47. Read here for more details or click on Competition News for details of other recent Masters successes.

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Medals and Records For Masters at SE Long Course Championships

Our Masters swimmers made a great start to 2016, winning twelve medals (seven of them gold) and setting six new Eastern Region and ten new Beds County records. Newcomer Karen MacKenzie had an impressive debut winning two golds and setting a new Beds County record  over 50m Backstroke in the 40 – 44 year age group. See the Masters Competition News page for more details or just click here.

Etwall Eagle Masters

We did it! Our Masters squad retained the top Non-Midlands team trophy at the Etwall Eagles Masters meet.

It was a decisive win with the squad scoring more than double the points of East Leeds and Trafford Metro. Click here for a full report

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