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Rebecca Woodman

The club are looking for an administrator. If you are interested please follow the link to indeed where the job is advertised. https://www.indeedjobs.com/taunton-deane-swimming-club/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLqF8RN6a-VzuN8_lwQKBnkE

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The Qualifying times for the 2020 regionals are available on the links below along with the Schedule. The official times are in Short course but there is also a list of times converted to Long Course. The dates for age groups 11 to 14 yrs. are: 25thand 26th April at Millfield 2nd and 3rd May at Hengrove The 15 and over Youth Championships are 8th to 10th May in Plymouth. This is from Friday to Sunday as the Friday is a Bank Holiday. SWR -summer-qts-sc-2020-002_056711.pdf converted-regional-times-2020_083495.xlsx summer-championships-schedule-2020_073996.docx

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Please see on the link the AGM minutes for 4th November 2019. This also contains Reports from the Chairman, the Head coach, Water Polo and Synchro. The financial report is also included. agm-minutes-2019_071703.pdf

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Hi Everyone The Taunton Deane AGM will be on Monday 4th November at 6.30pm, in the Modern Foreign Languages Classroom opposite the TPS pool. If you are a member, you can vote at the AGM for the committee members who will run the club for the next year. Do not forget these are all volunteers and if they were not doing the jobs the club would not be able to function. On the link is the list of Committee roles with the current holders. There are quite a few gaps...

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Caroline Faithfull recently returned from the 4 day, 5th open European swimming DSISO Championships held in Olbia in Sardinia. There were 19 countries competing, with Caroline leading a 31 strong GB team. Individually Caroline came back with Silver medals in the 100m and 800m freestyle and 200m backstroke. She was also part of six relay teams, getting five silvers and one gold medal, in a new European record for GB. She also gained six age group medals. The GB team came top of the points table, which was a fitting...

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Holly Cleverly represented Taunton Deane in the National Open Water swimming Event on 5th August in Rotherham. She came 15th in the 12yrs age group 2K event. She warmed up for this event in the Clevedon Open Water Long Swim on Saturday 3rd August with a fantastic 8th place finish overall in 16m 10s which won her the U14 Skins category. She was the youngest to achieve a top 15 finish this year. A fantastic entry by Taunton School saw their team's efforts well rewarded. Fastest overall, and 1928 Trophy...

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Six swimmers attended the English National Championships, from 31st July to 4th August 2019. Chloe B, Charlotte E, Farran G, Skye M, Ryan W, and Ben P. They qualified by being in the top 20 of English swimmers who had not gone to the British Championships. The first mention has to go to Ben who made the final of the 200 IM with a 3 second PB, and then took another 2 seconds off to get a Silver medal. He also made the final of the 200 Fly with another...

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The new season schedule is available on the link below. Please note this is subject to change. sept-onward-2019-meet-schedule--05-08-19_045759.xlsx

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Report from Swim Wales Summer open meet Dan and Matt Raffill have been clocking PBs and taking medals at the Welsh event in Swansea. Dan took silver medals in the 50 Fly and the 50 Back both in Personal Best times. He also made finals, finishing 4th in the 50 and 100 Freestyle and 100 Fly, again in personal best times. Not to be outdone by his younger brother, Matt took the Silver medal in his age group of the 50 Backstroke and, again, this was a personal best time....

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Six Swimmers from Taunton competed in this years 2019 British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Farran G, Holly H, Ben P, Oscar B, Dylan G and Charlotte E qualified by being one of the fastest 24 swimmers in their events in Britain so getting there was already a massive achievement. Oscar was competing in his first British Champs and managed to qualify for the final in his very first event the 400 Free, he was joined in Finals by Farran and Dylan on Day 1 after all delivered best times to...