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Martin LITTLEFAIR

Seagulls’ swimmer Edward travelled up to Glasgow to compete at the Scottish age group national championships in which this was his first national standard competition. The meet included 5 days of racing with heats and finals. Results on each Day included: Day 1: Heats 100 Bk - 1:04:41 2nd into final 50 Fly - 28:48 10th into final Finals 100 Bk - 1:04:04 - 2nd 50 Fly - 28:52 - 10th Day 2 400Fc - Heats - 4:39:82 - 9th 400 Fc - Final - 4:42 - 10th Day 3...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Christchurch Seagulls Open Meet 2022 At the begining of April the club were able to make a little bit of club history and the start of April being able to host the first ever Christchurch seagulls open meet at Dorchester leisure centre. The meet ran smoothly and a massive thank you to all that was involved with making it such a success. Overall meet results included: 83 x Golds 46 x Silvers 38 x Bronzes 235 Pbs out of 301 swims Plus, top Male (Isaac Thring) & Female (Neve Truscott)...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Millfield & Bath long course Meet 2022 A team of seagull’s swimmers competed down in Millfield for the first long course meet of the season. This was a level 1 meet so competition was high and a last chance meet for older swimmers to qualify for British Championships in April and also the first chance to post times for the national window. Total results 59 x LC PB (77% PB rate) 4 x Silvers 5 x Bronzes 5 x long course club records: Freya Treliving - 50 FC Lawrence Elliot...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

A busy weekend for the seagulls team which had over 60 swimmers competing at 2 different venues putting the hard work from training into action. Poole Open Regional Qualifier Seagulls lead a team of 40 swimmers to the @poole_swimming_club regional qualifier meet with a great team performance gaining plenty of medals, PB’s medals and hot heats. The team were able to achieve a PB rate of 74% Medal count was as follows: 30 x 34 x 20 x Also 5 x hot heat winners Great work team and thank you...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

DORSET NOVICE LEAGUE ROUND 1 A team of young seagull’s swimmers travelled down to Weymouth on 22nd / 23rd January for round 1 of the Dorset novice league which was hosted with great excitement. Many of these swimmers were swimmers who hadn’t raced before or not a lot of experience which makes the gala a perfect starting point for seagulls’ swimmers. On the night the team were able to the win with lot great racing and cheering from the team. This included many Pbs and 10 x Speeding tickets The...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Dorset County Swimming Championships Weekend 1 This past weekend Seagulls had a record number of swimmers qualify to race at the Dorset County swimming championships which was being held at Littledown leisure centre in Bournemouth for weekend 1. This event is swam over 4 weekend with the Distance 800m happening this Sunday followed by the second full weekend of racing and then finally the final distance event that is the 1500m. Both distance events are also swam at Dorchester. Seagulls started the weekend well with Day 1 collecting a medal...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Seagulls had another action-packed weekend of racing with a team heading up to Sheffield for the national winter championships and a team down in Dorchester racing the west Dorset level 3 open meet. SWIM ENGLAND NATIONAL WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 A record 4 seagulls’ athletes travelled up on Thursday afternoon to prepare themselves for the national winter championships at ponds forge Sheffield. Historically the home of the swimming the pool was split into 2 x 25 meters Pool A hosting the Male athletes and Pool B hosting the Female athletes. Also,...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Seagull’s swimming club have had an amazing 4 swimmers qualify for the Swim England winter short course national championships which is being held at one of most famous racing venues in the country ponds forge in Sheffield. With a high number of qualifiers to the event the pool will be split into 2 x 25m pools in which the Male athletes will race scoreboard end and Female athletes diving pit end. Top 10 athletes from the heats will make the evenings finals and top 10 Juniors (16/U) will make the...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Big congratulations to all Seagulls swimmers who competed at the recent club championships this weekend just gone. Over the two sessions Seagulls has a record 92 swimmers compete with over 350 swims in total. Great to see so many new faces racing and enjoying the experience and plenty of medals out on show. Here are just a few of the medalist over the whole weekend. Amongst first swims the swimmers were able to obtain an impressive 75% personal best rate and lots of areas to take forward into training. Also...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

The past 3 weekends have been all action packed for seagulls’ members competing in Newport for the arena league round 2, Millfield for the South west regional short course championships and most recently Littledown for the swim Bournemouth level 2 meet. 5th/ 6th / 7th November – Short Course Regional Championships – Millfield Seagulls had 3 swimmers competing at this high level of competition aimed at 15 & Ovr swimmers which was staged at Millfield school which includes 2 sessions of heats swims and a finals session in the evening...