St Ives Swimming Club

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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

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

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 (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...

Liz Taylor

Eleven of our swimmers, competed at Ponds Forge, Sheffield in a Level 3 Open Meet. This was an oppurtunity to swim Long Course and against clubs outside of the region (plus a few familiar local clubs!). Great swims all round, plenty of medals and Long Course pbs - a promising start to the season.

Liz Taylor

Our younger swimmers swam at Newmarket in the 5th round of the JFL. Coming a very close 3rd, 1 point behind March who were 2nd and Ely were 1st, This was enough to place us 5th after all 5 rounds which meant we have made it into the A final. A great start to our JFL journey - well done all swimmers, coaches, poolside manager and club captains for their support

Liz Taylor

On 25th August, 4 SISC swimmers took part in Ely Aquathlon (swim & run). Harrison came first in 9/10 year age group. Olivia came third in 11-13 year age group. Grace came 5 th and Keira 8th. Ed also competed in the triathlon, coming 5th in his age group and 13 out of all adult age groups (total of 80 competitors) Well done to all our swimmers