Adam Taylor has been appointed as Team Luton’s new Head Coach.
With the end of the 2015/16 competitive season, the club recognised the individual achievements by its up and coming swimmers at its presentation evening. Read here for a full report of the club championships and our record breakers.
A number of our swimmers have just returned from competing at the ASA, Welsh and Irish National Summer Championships. Celyn Walmsley won a gold medal in Swansea whilst Ralph Muncer brought home a silver from Sheffield. Read here for more details.
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.
Graham Powell won two medals and Dave Wright twice finished in the top ten as Team Luton set two new East Region and seven Beds County records at the European Masters Championships. Read here for a full report.
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 set a new British record for the 60 – 64 year age group at the Great Britain Masters Championships in Sheffield.
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
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.
Team Luton swimmers have finished at the top of the medal table in the 2016 Bedfordshire ASA Championships. With a tally of 53 gold medals, 54 silver and 48 bronze they won over a quarter of all medals awarded and beat Modernians, who managed 49 gold medals, into second place.
Head coach Pete Woodbridge said that the performance was the reward for all the hard work put in by the swimmers, many of whom were competing in their first county championships. He also paid tribute to the support the club receives from Active Luton and the staff at Inspire, the club’s home pool.
In the junior age groups Team Luton had four swimmers awarded ‘top swimmer’, based on their top scoring performance in a single event. Jack Juggins won the 10 year old boys category, Rhys Davidson 12 year old boys, Jess Keogh 12 year old girls and Lauren Young 13 year old girls. In addition Emilia Dunwoodie was second in the 11 year old girls, Abbie Barnwell second in the 13 year old girls and there were third places for Daniella Njawaja (10 year old girls), Vivienne Flatt (11 year old girls) and Eilidh Dunwoodie (12 year old girls).
Development coach Mandy Gee was pleased with the performance of the younger swimmers and especially that with over 70 entrants, more Luton swimmers had qualified for the championships than in any previous year. Nearly a third of Team Luton swimmers won medals and many more set personal best times.
In addition to topping the medal table Team Luton swimmers were senior county champions in nine events with Nicola Pasquire taking five titles and Matthew Wright four. There were also junior titles for Ralph Muncer and Nathan Swift.
With the championships over there will be no time to rest for Team Luton. As well as winning medals and achieving personal bests the swimmers set over eighty qualifying times for the East Region ASA championships to be held in May.
Full results are available on the Bedfordshire ASA website.
Saturday 14/Sunday 15 May 2016 (1ER160180)
We are pleased to announce our second Long Course meet of the qualifying window, with all events from 50s to 800/1500. The closing date for entries is the Monday after our April Meet, so if you do not make it into the April meet or you just miss out on a time this meet provides another opportunity.
- Entry Pack
- Qualifying Times
- Entry Form
- Sportsystems Entry File (You may also need to download the Sportsystems Entry Manager)
- Request for Officials (Word format)
- Request for Officials (PDF)
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