St Ives Swimming Club

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Liz Taylor

The Arena League Final was our last swim of 2019 and a team of SISC swimmers represented age groups from 9 years to seniors. Great swims from all involved, great coaching from Andy, Dale and Sophie and great support as usual from parents cheering them along! Final results were close 1st Sherwood – 171 points 2nd Melton Mowbray – 149 points 3rd Biggleswade – 144 points 4th St Ives – 141 points 5th Dereham – 135 points

Liz Taylor

A plethora of medals were won by the athletes in the penultimate team competition before the end of the season, at Newmarket 7th to 8th December Medal Winners: Sian Woods Bronze: 200 Individual Medley, Gold: 200 Freestyle Chloe Butler: Gold: 200 Individual Medley, Gold: 200 Breastroke, Gold: 50 Breastroke, Gold: 100 Freestyle Oliver Dickson: Gold: 50 Butterfly, Silver: 50 Breastroke, Bronze: 100 Freestyle, Silver: 100 Individual Medley, Bronze: 50 Backstroke, Silver: 50 Freestyle Luke Tunstall: Bronze: 50 Butterfly, Silver: 200 Butterfly, Silver: 100 Freestyle, Gold: 100 Butterfly, Silver: 50 Freestyle...

Liz Taylor

An exciting young development team from St Ives Swimming Club participated in the Cambridgeshire County development championships at Whittlesey on 9/10 Nov 19. They all performed out of their skins gaining a multitude of medals and lifetime best times showing that they are the upcoming future of the Club and district. Total Medals won: 32 Gold: 10, Silver: 14, Bronze: 8: 32 from a total of 18 athletes Olivia Mitchell: Gold 400m Freestyle, Silver 100 Breastroke, Bronze: 100 Individual Medley, Silver: 100 Freestyle Josh Marshall: Bronze: 200 Backstroke Gracie Ward:...

Kate Coleman

The second round of the Arena National Swimming League was held at Wellinborough on Saturday 9th November. Teams from Wellingborough (Northants), Norwich (Norfolk), Biggleswade (Bedfordshire), Sherwood Colliery (Nottinghamshire) and St Ives (Cambs) battled out a great competition with the final results: Sherwood Colliery 195, Biggleswade 150, St Ives 149, Norwich B 136 and Wellingborough 112. St Ives had 10 first places, 6 second places and 11 third places. Finishing in third place, only 1 point behind second. A great night of competition was had by all.

Kate Coleman

Ciara Taylor(14), Chloe Butler(15), Connor Thacker(17), Cathryn Thomson(29), Tom Davis(26), Anna Freeman(15) and Fran Crocker(19) represented St Ives Swimming Club at the Winter Regional Championships at Basildon. Ciara, Chloe, Connor and Anna, all under 18 swam against senior swimmers in the competition which is not based on age groups but only Senior qualifying times. Although no medals all athletes swam out of their skins and achieved lifetime best results and moved significantly up the rankings table in their events at the competition, covering a plethora of strokes and distances, backstroke,...

Liz Taylor

**** NEWSFLASH **** Final results have now been validated and confirmed and we are proud to annouce that St Ives have moved up a position and came 3rd in our first year in the JFL. Please see final results on the Fenland League website at: www.fenlandleague.org/page11.php Another team swam a swimmer who was outside the cut-off, resulting in them losing points, which gave us a well deserved 3rd place. Andy is currently arranging for the 3rd place trophy to come to the rightful owner! St Ives Swimming Club , 13...

Liz Taylor

St Ives Swimming Club participated in the first round of the Arena National Swimming League on Saturday 12 October at Dereham in Norfolk. It was a tough first round of competition with St Ives, Dereham, Norwich, Lowestoft and Oulton Broad and Wisbech Swimming Clubs battling hard throughout. At the end of the competition Dereham were the outright victors with 178 points, 8 points separated 2nd to 4th with Norwich 0n 154, Lowestoft and Oulton on 149, St Ives on 146 and Wisbech in 5th with 121 points. A close fought...

Liz Taylor

James Quinn and Ciara Taylor represented Cambs County at the prestigious National Inter County swimming Championships at Sheffield on Sunday 6th October too. James swam a devastating 1.04.80 for an individual 100 Breastroke and Ciara swam 27 seconds for 50 freestyle and 30 Seconds for 50 Butterfly in the relays. James also swam 29 seconds for 50 breastroke in the Medley Relay. This helped Cambridgeshire finish 3rd in the second division of the Championships ensuring their promotion to Division 1 next year. A great result for Cambs County swimming.

Liz Taylor

St Ives Swimmers participated at the Richard O'Leary Swimming Meet at Whittlesey on Sunday 6th October. They performed superbly to win a plethora of medals( 43 Total: Gold: 18, Silver: 16 Bronze: 9 ) and achieve a host of lifetime best times. Particularly pertinent as Cambridgeshire County Swimming changed the County A qualifying times 3 months prior the Championships beginning in January 2020, so with a much reduced window to now achieve the new faster times the swimmers had to step up to the mark quickly, and this many did...

Liz Taylor

St Ives swimmers (20) competed very successfully at the pinnacle Cambridge Grand Prix meet at Parkside Pool, Cambridge at the weekend. All swam superbly with many lifetime best achieved early season. Ciara Taylor, Tom Davis, Bethan Endicott, Anna Freeman, Chloe Butler, Luke Tunstall and Joshua Marshall all made finals with a plethora of medals won by Chloe Butler(Gold 50 breastroke, Gold 200 Breastroke, Bronze 100 freestyle, Bronze 50 Backstroke, Silver 50 Butterfly, Silver 100 Breastroke), Bethan Endicott(Silver 100 Butterfly, Silver 100 Backstroke, Silver 100 Backstroke in 10-14 yrs Final, Silver...