St Ives Swimming Club

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Liz Taylor

Chloe & Ciara both 17 years old, swam at the Swim England East Region Swimming Championships at Norwich last weekend, both swam superbly against competition not only from Cambridgeshire Clubs but also those from Bedfordshire, Essex, Norfolk, Hertfordshire and Suffolk. Ciara swam 1.09 for 100 Butterfly and 29 Secs for 50 Freestyle. Chloe Swam 1.08 for 100 Butterfly and 2.44 for 200 Breastroke, making the final for the latter in 5th qualification place, where she swam another 2.44 to finish 4th in the Open Ladies age group. An excellent weekend...

Liz Taylor

34 Swimmers from St Ives SC competed at Whittlesey Pool on 23 & 24 April against the other Cambridgeshire Swim Clubs at the County's annual development meet for new and emerging swimmers, and a few more seasoned athletes too. The St Ives Aquanauts performed exceptionally exceeding all expectations and attaining a host of medals in the process too. To begin with both Keira and Felix qualified for the 'Skins' sprint final where the top 6 fastest male and female athletes from the 100 Individual Medley, battle it out in 50...

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Swimmers from St Ives Swimming Club travelled to Corby at the weekend to participate in the Corby Swimming Club annual spring open meet in the 50m East Midlands Olympic Pool. For many of our swimmers from 10 years old plus it was their first competition in a venue of this magnitude, yet they rose to the challenge magnificently and produced a plethora of personal lifetime best swims, top 6 placings and medals across the range. The 30 Swimmers who competed were: Lydia Boag Kwong, Edith Lewis, Millie Lewis, Iris Warriner,...

Liz Taylor

Swimmers from the club swam at the Luton Level 1 meet in the 50 metre pool, weekend of 19-20 March 2022. All swam superbly yet again and Hannah Pye, Felix Butterworth, Elliot Megginson, Isabel Martin, Gracie Ward, George Jennings, Fran Crocker, Cathryn Thomson, Lois Cannon, Joshua Marshall, Toby Jones ,Ciara Taylor and Chloe Butler attained excellent personal lifetime best swims across all strokes and distances. Chloe Butler won Gold in 100 Butterfly, Silver 50 Butterfly, Bronze 200 Breastroke, Bronze 50 Breastroke and many of the other Club swimmers finishing in...

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A group of 13 junior and novice swimmers from the club at Boston for the first round of the Junior Fenland League. Up against the hosts Boston as well as Huntingdon and St Neots, the Ives squad did not disappoint and came away with a hard fought second place, Boston taking the win with St Neots third and Huntingdon fourth. Well done to our Junior Swimmers - great to see young swimmers competing as a team again

Liz Taylor

Four St Ives swimmers put on a fine display at the Level One Putteridge Open - with one going on to achieve qualification for the British National Swimming Championships. The quartet of Tom Davis, Grace Iddon, Chloe Butler and Ciara Taylor all swam superbly with lifetime best times achieved in events such as the 50m and 100m backstroke, 50m and 100m breaststroke, the 50m and 100m butterfly and the 100m freestyle. And Butler's efforts in the 50m breaststroke, where she dominated from the gun, qualified her for the nationals to...

Liz Taylor

A small contingent of St Ives swimmers (16) competed at the last Open Swim Meet of the season at Biggleswade, where there were some excellent lifetime best swims by Lauren Bailey, Toby Jones, Milly Lewis, George Jennings, Edward Jennings, Tom Davis, Marli Taylor, Jasmine Sellens, Olivia Burgess, Elliot Megginson, Anna Desborough, Eleanor Weeden and several medals won by: Hannah Pye, Bronze: 100 Breastroke Chloe Butler, Gold: 100 Breastroke, Bronze: 50 Butterfly, Gold 100 Butterfly, Silver 200 Breastroke Luke Tunstall: Gold: 100 Butterfly, Gold: 50 Butterfly Isabel Martin: Silver: 200 Freestyle...

Liz Taylor

Six St Ives swimmers competed at the first big Regional Championship post lockdown weekend of 6th November. Cathy , Chloe, Tom, Ciara and Amy seen in the photo plus William all competed at the Luton Olympic Pool in the East Region (Cambs, Beds, Herts, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk) swimming championships. All the athletes swam superbly with many lifetime best swims achieved in Breastroke, Frontcrawl and butterfly from distances of 50m to 400m. William won Bronze in the 50m frontcrawl race for the S14 disability class which was a great achievement...

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Cathy, one of our Senior swimmers, represented SISC at British National Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, weekend of 30th October. Cathy swam superbly well and won 2 Silvers for the 100 Backstroke & 400 Front crawl events and 1 Bronze Medal for the 200 Front crawl event, at the National Championships.

Liz Taylor

On Sunday 17 October 38 St Ives Swimmers competed against clubs such as March Marlins, City of Peterborough, Ely, St Neots, Wisbech, Chatteris etc in the first Club Open meet since the beginning of the pandemic. Many of our young swimmers competed for the first time at a multi-club gala and they swam superbly, posting many lifetime best swims and winning many medals to boot. Probably even more important was interacting and engaging in healthy competition against peers from outside their own club which adds a new and more dynamic...