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A Christmas feast of fast swimming awaits the #blueandgoldarmy as our qualifying swimmers make their way to Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield for the Swim England Winter Championships 2022. Running from 2-4 December, the Winter Championships are the premier English swimming event of the winter months, marking the conclusion of the Short Course season. The most talented swimmers from across the nation will be heading to Sheffield, including seven of our own Team Bath AS stars: Max Adams Mark Edmundson Rue Fowler Oliver Saunders Olly Watts Poppy Williams Callum...

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Plymouth Leander hosted Round 2 of the prestigious National Arena League this weekend, where some of the South West’s top swimmers gathered at the Plymouth Life Centre. Team Bath AS, Cirencester, Poole (A), City of Cardiff, and Bristol Penguins competed. Team Bath AS’s 20+-strong squad included 10-year-olds Freddie, Ethan, and Lola, the youngest in the team, who were making their debuts at the event. They were joined by Team Bath AS’s seasoned professionals, Max Adams, Mark Edmundson, Rue Fowler, Oliver Saunders, Olly Watts, and Poppy Williams, all 2022 British Summer...

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Fifteen Team Bath AS swimmers headed off to Millfield School last weekend to compete in Swim England's South West (SESW) Region's annual Winter Championships, Short Course. It was a fantastic weekend of swimming for the #blueandgoldarmy, with Rue Fowler placing 1st in the 16 & over 100m Back and Niamh Ward 3rd in the 16 & over 200m Backstroke. Several Team Bath AS swimmers walked away with new personal bests (PBs) over the weekend, a testament to their heavy training schedule. The team comprised Performance swimmers predominantly, except for Drew...

Promotions and Communications Officer TeamBath AS

The National Arena League kicked off yesterday with the #blueandgoldarmy heading off to Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston Super Mare, for the Western region's Round 1 of the Arena League. Face paints were dusted off, with swimmers painting their faces with a mix of stars, stripes, hearts, and the odd moustache thrown in for good measure in what was an almost carnival-like spirit. "The younger swimmers were a joy to be around and helped create a sense of fun by encouraging the older ones to eventually put some face paint...

Promotions and Communications Officer TeamBath AS

It's been another great week for our Team Bath AS swimmers, nine of whom competed in Swim England's Speedo National Summer Meet 2022. The English National meet was back for the first time since the pandemic and was well attended, with over 1,400 swimmers competing. The five-day-long event saw both able-bodied and para-swimming athletes compete in Sheffield. Like the British Nationals held in July, there was a wave of new personal bests (PBs) from Team Bath AS, including several swimmers who not only got new PBs in their heats but...

Promotions and Communications Officer TeamBath AS

Today marks the end of a fantastic week of swimming for Team Bath AS at Ponds Forge in Sheffield as the British Summer Championships 2022 comes to a close. Our ten superb Team Bath AS athletes competed alongside 1,861 other swimmers, representing the top 1% in their respective age-related events. To qualify to compete at such a prestigious event is a tremendous honour, and Team Bath AS is incredibly proud of all its swimmers. Intense competition made Finals places hard to come by. Still, our swimmers gained valuable national racing...

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Today marks the first of two significant national swimming championships for which swimmers from Team Bath AS (TBAS) have qualified. First up is the British Summer Championships 2022, at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield, from 22 to 28 July. It's the return of the competition for the first time in three years where Britain's top young swimmers are competing. A big end-of-season meet, the British Summer Championships provides an opportunity for hundreds of swimmers to start their journey towards senior medal-winning performances. The 24 top-ranked swimmers in each...