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Iain Chalmers

12 of our swimmers raced in the Devon Relay Championships, a county event attended my a host of clubs across the area. Each team completed the 4x50 fc & 4x50 medley relays. Our 10/11 combined girls team was made up of Maddy Jones, Frida Gallego-Cooper, Issy Hawling & Holly Haymes. After producing a strong swim in the medley relay, narrowing missing out on collecting a bronze medal, they rallied and achieved a fantastic silver in the front crawl event. We entered 2 teams into the combined 12/13 age group. A...

Adrian D'Cunha

Dinnaton Swimming Club deliver an immensely strong start to 2019 Sunday saw the the end of the second weekend of the Devon County Championships, with Dinnaton Swimming Club’s results (who are based at McCaulays Health Club, Ivybridge), firmly establishing themselves as one of the leading swimming clubs in Devon/the South West! New Head Coach Nathaniel Rookes undertook his first serious test in charge, since joining from Tavistock Swimming Club, where he had coached since 2010.  Dinnaton took 17 swimmers to the Life Centre, 8 of which made County finals.  Pick of the bunch so far was 12 year old Jasmine D’Cunha, who finalled in every one of her events, achieving 2 age group county records, with 33.98 in the...

Iain Chalmers

A really encouraging start to the Devon County Championships sees us leave with a fantastic 14 personal best times! We achieved 6 final places; Lloyd & Jas in the 100 backstroke; Ella, Frida, Gemma & Jas in the 50 breaststroke, picking up 3 medals in total 🥇🥈🥈 In addition, we have now gained 2 new Regional Qualifying times as well as 2 new consideration times with a few swims sitting just outside the required times. Jas not only won her 50 breaststroke final, but did so in a Devon County...

Iain Chalmers

Huge well done to our fantastic team last night who swam in a friendly team gala again Devonport & Tavistock at the Life Centre. (Most) of our swimmers were from Junior & Development squads, giving them some great experience. Good fun, teamwork, support and positive atmosphere all round, well done!