St Ives Swimming Club

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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

Liz Taylor

Saturday 14th July, our younger swimmers (13 years and under) came 2nd in the 4th round of the JFL.  Some excellent swims from all our swimmers who came 1st in the final cannon. The JFL has been a great opportunity, we have seen some excellent swims and many smiles on our younger swimmers faces.  Following the club champs last weekend we were able to identify some new swimmers for the team.  These teams are picked on swimmers times, so club champs and open meets are a great way for your...

Liz Taylor

Ollie, Fran, Ciara and James represented St Ives in the selected Cambridgeshire team for the East Region Inter Counties at Norwich UEA 50 metre pool on Sunday. Six Counties, Cambs, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex all competed in this fast and dynamic meet. Cambridgeshire finished 4th overall. 17years plus Mens Medley Relay a great win for the Male Team including Ollie Fitt, starting off on the backstroke and coming in ahead of the other 5 swimmers to give his team the winning edge.  He also swam 23.9 second in...

Liz Taylor

We had 3 swimmers who took part in the Great East Swim Saturday 22nd June. They saw the best conditions experienced at the Great East swim since 2011 – the sun was shining and the water temperature was 19 degrees and the water was also fairly flat! Val swam the 5k and was the fastest lady in her age group and second overall. In the 1 mile, Jordan Bradford came 4th in the under 20 year age group(9th overall) and Simon came 3rd in his age group (19th overall). Well...

Liz Taylor

SISC triumphed on Saturday night (22nd June) and brought back the Mendis Trophy! Young and old swimmers pulled together throughout the evening, and were joint first with Wisbech going into the final 8 relays.  After a nail biting set of relays for Dale, swimmers and parents we came through winning 5 relays and coming 2nd in the other 3. It was a fine example of the friendly competition and good relationships we have with other local clubs: Wisbech, March Marlins and St Neots.  SISC team spirit shone through with young...

Liz Taylor

Weekend of 15-16th June, St Ives Swimmer Cathy Thomson swam at the British Masters National Championships at Swansea representing St Ives Swimming Club (and Cambridgeshire) in the 25-29 years class.  She competied against younger swimmers in the same age group, after a fantastic weekend of tough and gruelling swims, Cathy came away with 6 medals and 1 record: Gold in the 200 metres Individual Medley and to boot she broke the Regional Masters record for this event too Gold in the 200 metres freestyle Silver in the 50 metres Freestyle...

Liz Taylor

Saturday 8th June we participated in a tough round of competition for athletes 9-13 years old when they raced against Peterborough A team, Peterborough B Team, First Strokes Godmanchester and Bottisham at Newmarket on the 8th June in the 3rd round of the Junior Fenland League, a hard competition the athletes battled amazingly all night, St Ives swimmers took 14 1st places, 17 2nd places, 7 3rd places from 45 events including winning the Squadron relay at the end of the night, when the dust settled St Ives had prevailed...

Liz Taylor

On Sunday 26 May 19 at Fenland Open Meet, Whittlesey, 41 St Ives swimmers competed with excellent results.  A plethora of lifetime best swims were achieved across the age spectrum of the swimmers, a superb and hard days swimming from all the St Ives athletes who performed magnificently We bought home 30 medals: 11 Golds, 12 Silver, 7 Bronze Congratulation go to Ed, Will and Connie won Top Swimmers in their age groups.  Medal Winners were Harrison P- Silver 50 Breast and Silver 50 Back Lottie F- Gold 100 Free...