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Cheddar Kingfishers Swimming Club made a strong start to their Cotswold 2022 Series Gala campaign at Kings College School in Taunton on Saturday, 26th February. It was an exciting evening of swimming, with 27 swimmers competing, some of the younger swimmers in their first ever competition and team gala. Everyone put in their best performance, with many winning their races, Jemima Seagrove coming first in the 15/u Individual Medley, newcomer to Cotswolds Issy Brock finishing first in the 13/u 50m Breast, Josh Easton winning the tough 15/u 50m Fly and...

Four Cheddar Kingfishers Swimmers from the Social and Masters Squad competed in the Royal Navy Masters Open meet at Millfield in Street on the 27th February 2022, showing their younger team members exactly how it should be done, winning medals and PBs all round. Sarah Ayling, Richard Forrester, Louisa Slingsby and Head Coach, Jeff Hill all swam fast races and winning points for their team. Ayling swam 50m Free and 50m Breast in which she finished 5th and 4th respectively. Forrester had a busy day swimming the 50m Breast, 50m...

Kingfishers return to ASA County Championships at Millfield January saw 12 swimmers from Cheddar Kingfishers Swimming Club compete at Millfield School in Street over 4 weekends for the 2022 Somerset ASA County Championships. Everyone who swam set new personal bests over the 50m long course, a total of 27 PBs, with swimmers qualifying for 7 finals. Head Coach, Jeff Hill said “all competitors swam exceptionally well. It was first time at County Championships for many swimmers and also over a long course, it was tough competition. It's great to see...

Cheddar Kingfishers had a great afternoon of swimming in Bridgwater Trinity Pool on Saturday, 8th January to kick start the year of 2022 swimming. In the second of the Four Seasons gala of the 2021/22 season, the team of 22 swimmers finished 5th, displayed great effort and determination from the young team. The gala was also hosted by the Kingfishers Club. The afternoon started with Zoe Alvey and Dylan Wines opening the gala, swimming the 12 years and under 100m IM race for the girls and boys, swimming against exceptionally...

Nineteen of the younger Cheddar Kingfishers swimming team took part in the first of the Four Seasons competition hosted by Bridgwater at Bridgwater Trinity Pool on Saturday 20th November, with 6 swimmers having never competed before outside of their own club events, and with many swimmers it being just their second event, their first being prior to the Covid pandemic nearly 2 years ago. The afternoon was kicked off with Zoe Alvey and Dylan Wines swimming the 12 years and under 100m IM race for the girls and boys, both...