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Nick Gandy 17-Oct-2018

On Sunday 7th October 2018, three Woking Swimmers travelled up to Sheffield with the Surrey Swim team to participate in this year's National County Team Championships. Matthew Ferguson Captain of the Surrey Swim Team and an experienced Surrey swim team member, swam the Boys 16/17 years 100m Freestyle, almost matching his short course PB with a time of 52.88s with such a strong swim so early in the season. Matthew also swam the freestyle anchor leg on the 4 x 50m Medley Relay, and the anchor leg on the Mixed 6 x...

Nick Gandy 17-Oct-2018

Club Captain - Matthew Ferguson Matthew has been in the club since joining as a very young swimmer and has developed through the WSC program to be competitive at National level. He consistently works hard at training in the pool and in the gym, which are the major keys to all his success competitively. Matthew has a strong character and, as a loyal WSC supporter, is prepared to speak up for what he believes in. Matthew is a very driven young man and wants to be successful at everything he...

Catherine FERGUSON 15-Oct-2018

Woking Swimmers came up against some tough opposition in Round 1 of the Arena league at Guildford Spectrum where Woking were battling against Guildford, A and B teams, Bromley, Winchester City and Crawley. Some great swims and PBs from many swimmers and a great effort from those swimmers swimming up an age group and in multiple swims. With a couple of DQs, and some very close finishes, Woking were unlucky to eventually place 6th.  Congratulations to Sophie King who broke a long standing, 15 year old, U12 SC club record...

Nick Gandy 07-Sep-2018

Club Shop Opening Times Our Club Shop email address is now wokingsc.shop@gmail.com. During the Autumn Term, our Club Shop will be open at the following times: 9th September 5-7pm - In the main gallery 16th September 5-7pm - In the main gallery 30th September 1.30pm (TBC) - Before Club Champs by the Door to the gallery 28th October 5-7pm - In the main gallery 9th December 5-7pm - In the main gallery View the full Club Shop page

Nick Gandy 04-Sep-2018

Congratulations to Alex Smith who today was crowned European Champion in the 50m freestyle at the European Masters Championships and set a new British Masters Record! Alex, swimming in the highly competitive 25-29 yr category, beat his nearest rivals from Ukraine, Romania and Poland and stole the gold medal in a superb time of 23.37 sec winning by 0.05 seconds. Huge congratulations form all at Woking Swimming Club! Fellow Woking Masters swimmers were also in action, with Thomas Bill  and Ross Arnfield placing 15th and 22nd also in the 50m freestyle. Ben...

Nick Gandy 03-Sep-2018

Good Luck to Ben and Alex Smith who are competing this week at the European Masters Championships in Slovenia from 2nd-7th September 2018. Link to full details:  https://www.emc2018.com/ Swimming  Results:  http://emc2018.microplustiming.com/swimming/index_web.php

27-Aug-2018

Congratulations to Kiera Heney and Hendrik van der Leest who, following their great performances at Nationals this year, have both been selected for the National Development Programme for 2018. Swim England Swimming organise a series of development programmes that provide a pathway to support young swimmers in their quest to achieve senior international podium success. Swimmers are selected as a national cohort and are then assigned to the National Development Programme within one of six areas.  Kiera will be attending 3 training development days at Millfield and Marlborough whilst Hendrik is invited to...

24-Aug-2018

Congratulations to all of our senior swimmers on their great A level results and all heading off to their chosen Universities or gap years.  We  wish you all the best for your future studies and hope for those that have decided to continue with their swimming at University that you continue to enjoy your swimming! Keep in touch and best of luck! Congratulations to: Alex Zalaf  Ewan Smith Max Dorrell Thomas Webb Noah Trundle Miguel Armstrong  Matt Grady Richard Sugden Anna Maine Holly Gardiner And congratulations to all of our GCSE swimmers...

23-Aug-2018

Congratulations to Hendrik van der Leest, who has just been confirmed to have set a new Dutch National age group record in 200m backstroke : Whilst swimming at Nationals in Sheffield, Hendrik broke the age group record for 14 year olds in the 200m backstroke by over 1 second.  The old record had stood firm since December 2007 at 2:11.99 and has now been sharpened to 2:10.92 on 29th July 2018, following Hendrik’s silver medal national swim.    A great achievement by Hendrik.    LINK  to updated records  

23-Aug-2018

Congratulations to Kiera Heney, Hendrik van der Leest and Matthew Ferguson, who have been selected to represent Surrey at the National County Championships on the weekend of October 6th/7th at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Well done to all three swimmers! Link to full team and more details here:  LINK