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Caroline Furze

Very many congratulations to Hannah Walker who was Top Youth and Top Overall Swimmer at the City of Plymouth Gala 2021. Presentations were made at the Lord Mayors' Parlour this afternoon. Well done, Hannah - we hope you enjoyed the ceremony!

Caroline Furze

15 swimmers competed at the Devonport Bonfire Bonanza gala today and Coach Izzy said there were some cracking swims! Many competed for the first time ever and ALL did TSC proud, with great attitudes, smiling faces and 100% commitment to their swims. Well done swimmers and thank you parents and team managers who made it all possible!

Caroline Furze

Wishing JJ and Hannah the best of luck from all at TSC as they travel to Millfield to compete at the South West Winter Championships this weekend. Both swam personal best times in their events at recent meets to qualify for these championships where they will be competing alongside top swimmers from clubs around the south west.

Caroline Furze

Congratulations to Elsie, who has been selected to attend the Swim England Swimming National Development Programme for 2021-2022 The Swim England Talent Pathway aims to identify, support and enhance the development of athletes for the Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games of the future! Elsie will have the opportunity to attend online training and an activity camp, designed to enhance her development and guide her progress. After the year and a half we have all just had this is an amazing achievement for Elsie. It is testament to her hard work,...

Caroline Furze

An excellent turnout at yesterday's squad briefing. All members should now have had an email with their new Sunday swim times and other key points. If you have any questions, please ask!

Caroline Furze

Rory who achieved an impressive 12th place at the National Tetrathlon Championships in Warwickshire, and 3rd place in the team competition, assisted by a significant PB in his 3min swim. Very many congratulations to him - a well deserved reward for a lot of hard work, including at 6.30am training sessions.

Caroline Furze

We are delighted to hear that TSC member Rory has qualified for the National Championships in Pony Club tetrathlon, which will be taking place in Warwickshire in mid-August. Pony Club tetrathlon is the precursor to the Olympic sport of modern pentathlon and competitors perform in four different sports: shooting, swimming, riding and running. Congratulations to Rory on reaching the championships. We wish him the very best of luck!

Hazel Walker

British Swimming and Swim England are promoting a Festival of Swimming in the South West Region over the weekend of 24-25th July. Swimmers from Devon & Cornwall will be competing at Plymouths newly re-opened Life Centre, hosted by Plymouth Leander. For more details, please see 'Events' in the Calendar section of our website. Message Hazel if you need any further information.

Caroline Furze

We announced Samuel Rice's selection for the National Development Programme but overlooked Amelia Fox's selection for the County Development Programme, the first step on the talent pathway. The news came out in March, so was missed in the drama of lockdown. Huge congratulations to Amelia, who was chosen on the basis of several very impressive performances in the Devon championships, as well as to James for getting not one but two swimmers on to the talent pathway this year. Amelia can be seen here putting her all into land-training in...

Caroline Furze

Samuel Rice has been selected to attend the Swim England National Development Programme. Congratulations to Samuel, and to coach James, on this very exciting news. The National Development Programme is the third step on the Swim England talent pathway and takes only 288 swimmers, aged 13-14. This year all programme activities will be delivered via Zoom, but Samuel will participate in a day long workshop covering technical and other skills.