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Martin LITTLEFAIR

Seagulls have been selected for the Tesco community grant from the start of April up for up to 4 weeks. If you are shopping in any of the listed Tesco stores below please support our club! The following have been listed all around the local Tesco Stores Seagulls Swimming Club Equipment And Training Christchurch Dorset Raising essential funds to enhance members performance and experience whilst gaining confidence, critical life skills and providing healthy lifestyle choices in a safe environment. The project with the highest number of votes across your region...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Dorset County championships 2023 – Days 1 & 2 Dorset County Championships the first meet of the year took place this past weekend which spans over 6 days which includes all the events in the swimming calendar including heats and finals for the top 8 in each age group in the 50m & 100m Races. Seagulls qualified with a record number of swimmers with 57 in total over the 6-day meet which was an increase from the 44 total of 2022. A mixed team of experienced to non-experienced racers manged...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

This past weekend saw a lot of racing for seagulls’ swimmers competing in various competitions all around the south of the country. We had swimmers competing in 4 different competitions ranging from an open meet, 2 x school galas and the final round of the west hants novice league. Swim Bournemouth Meet Level 2 The 3-day meet saw 33 Seagulls swimmers compete over the weekend in a high standard level of meet which not only Dorset but Hampshire and Cornwall clubs racing as well to add to that level of...

Martin LITTLEFAIR

Big congratulations to all swimmers that has competed over the last season it has been another great season with new club highs and the first full season back since covid. As we start the new season it great to reflect on last years achievements and set the goals and targets moving forward into this season. Already despite 7 weeks in we are seeing records already tumble and more and more personal best times being broken So, we are starting off as we left off. Last years overview is as follows:...

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)...

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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...

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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...