British Masters Championships 2019
Over the weekend of 14th-16th June four members of Caradon Swimming Club travelled up to Swansea to compete in the British Masters Championships, the highest level of domestic Masters swimming in Great Britain.
The event takes place in a long course 50m pool and this year was the turn of Wales to host the event, which rotates between England, Scotland and Wales every year. It sees Britain’s fastest Masters swimmers in action and it’s not unusual to see World, European and British records broken.
Vicki Buck, Helen Kula-Przezwanski, Samantha Crosby and Paul Hatton from Caradon Masters entered 19 events between them.
Vicki Buck entered the 100 and 200 meter Freestyle and 50,100 & 200 meter Backstroke. Vicki attacked all her races with real gusto and just missed out on a medal in her 100 Freestyle, going on to swim a seasons best in her 50 meter Backstroke and finished off her competition swimming the 100 meter Backstroke in her fastest time for 2 years.
Helen Kula-Przezwanski was on fire at the Nationals this year setting not 1 but 2 British records in the 200 metre Freestyle and breaking her own British record, the 100 metre Backstroke. Helen took a total of 6 Gold Medals which at National level is truly an amazing achievement. Helen won Gold in the 400 metre Individual Medley, 50 meter Backstroke, 200 meter Backstroke, 200 meter Freestyle, 200 meter Individual Medley and the 100 metre Backstroke.
Samantha Crosby competed in 6 events over the 3-day competition. Sam’s first event was the 100 metre Freestyle, a very heavily contested event in which Sam swam a great race and achieved a new Long Course Personal Best. It was Gold for Sam in her next race as she won the 100 metre Butterfly, before finishing her second day of competing with another long course personal best, in the 50 metre Freestyle . Sam’s final day saw her take on the 100 metre Backstroke and the 200 metre Butterfly. Sam ended her National Meet by setting yet another personal best in the 100 Backstroke and winning the Silver Medal in the 200 Butterfly.
Paul Hatton swam in the 800, 400 and 200 metreFreestyle events. He opened his campaign with the 800, which he swam well keeping a good solid pace and came 2nd to claim the Silver Medal. The final day was the 400 Freestyle for Paul, the competition was strong, but Paul again put in another strong performance and used all his strength to take the Bronze Medal.
The Caradon Masters really did themselves and the whole Club proud. Congratulations!
Swim Wales Masters Meet 2018
Paul Hatton and Mick Swift of our Masters Squad braved the snowy weather to attend the 2018 Open Masters Championships held at the Wales National Pool, Swansea on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March 2018 in a long course masters meet.
Huge success for both Paul and Mick in all the events they swam, between them achieving a fantastic 6 Gold Medals.
Paul Hatton in the age group 45-59 achieved 3 Golds!
Mixed 400 Free Gold 5.06.05
Mixed 1500 Free 20.17.88
Mixed 800 Free 10.34.90 improving on his previous time by 36.66
Mick Swift in the age group 60-64 achieved 3 Golds!
Mens 50 Breast Gold 40.89
Mens 100 Breast Gold 1.31.37
Mens 200 Breast Gold 20.17.88
Huge Congratulations to Paul and Mick.
Caradon SC Masters New Year Open Meet 2018
The 4th Caradon Masters meet took place on Saturday 20th January 2018 at Saltash. View the article to read more...
Individual Results and Team ranking results can be found here and Individual rankings here
15 Medals for Caradon Masters at Swim Wales - 4th/5th March 2017
Caradon Swimming Club had 5 masters swimmers compete in the Swim Wales Open Masters Championships in Swansea. The team collected 15 medals, 8 Gold. 3 Silver and 4 Bronze. Read the full report here
Caradon SC Masters New Year Open Meet 2017
The 3rd Caradon Masters meet took place on Saturday 21st January 2017 at Saltash. View the article to read more...
Team ranking results can be found here and Individual rankings here
Master, Vicki Buck, features in Swimming Times magazine
View the article (PDF) to read more...
GB Masters 2016
The Caradon team saw great success at the recent GB Masters 2016. See the placings, times and team results.
Caradon Masters New Year’s open Meet – Saturday 23rd January 2016
The Caradon team saw great success at the New Year Masters event. Read the Caradon report and the event report.
Caradon Masters Meet 2016
The results of the Caradon January 2016 Masters Meet can be seen in the below pdf documents;
Long Course National Championships - Manchester, June 2015
The team are now back from the national long course championships. You can read the write-up and see images below.
Caradon's first Masters Meet took place in January 2015. The results can be found as PDF's via the links below:
- Individual Results
- Top Club Results
- Top Male & Female Results
- Press Report
Here's a selection of images from the meet.
Masters Stroke Improvement Development Day - 18th January 2015 - Taunton
Please view the attached poster to find out more and book an exciting development day for Masters swimmers in January 2015.
Masters Triumph at Ponds Forge
Caradon's Masters swimmers enjoyed a successful weekend at the short course National Championships from 24th-26th October 2014. Click here for more.
South West Champions
Caradon Swimming Club, sponsored by RG Pools & Leisure, were represented by their top 5 female Masters Swimmers at the South West Region Masters Championships held at the Millfield 50m pool on Sunday September 28th and produced some outstanding swims collecting 15 medals in the process. Click here for more.