Congratulations to Ysabel Robb from Clacton SC for qualifying to compete in the 13/14 age group at Nationals as a result of her passing her skill level 3. Well done also to those swimmers that attended the skills day, showing some great talent from the East Region.
Applegate strikes gold in Glasgow
PARALYMPIC champion Jessica-Jane Applegate sliced more than a second off her personal best to secure gold on the final day of the 2015 British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow.
UEA Norwich swimmer Applegate was out in front from the start and swam a well paced race to duck under the IPC Swimming World Championship selection time in the MC 200m Freestyle. The S14 swimmer came home in 2:07.33 to take the title on 967 points ahead of Norway’s S5 swimmer Sarah Louise Rung (2:54.62, 838 points) and British S14 teammate Chloe Davies (Swansea Aquatics) who touched in 2:14.03 for 829 points.
Open Water Championships 2015
The Open Water Championship Entry section of the website now contains all the details.
Synchro Stars Qualify for National Competition
Congratulations to Evie Reynolds and Lena Leinamann, two of our Region's synchronised swimmers from Chelmsford SC that have qualified to compete in a National competition. Well done to you both!
Regional water polo camp launched
THE East Region is delighted to announce our first ever Regional Camp for all water polo players born in 2001-03 and all club coaches. The camp will provide three days of concentrated water polo skills and techniques, pool sessions, land training, tournaments and fun. It will be led by the region’s top coaches with support from clubs and parent volunteers.
British Swimming Competition Pathway Handbook
British Swimming has released a handbook on the new Competition Pathway for Competitive Swimming. A copy can be found here. Competition Pathway Handbook
Third spot for East Region Under-18 Boys in Manchester
THREE wins from their five matches saw the East Region Under-18 Boys claim third spot in Division Two of the Inter-Regional Water Polo Championships in Manchester, while a very young Under-18 Girls team finished fifth in Group B at Walsall.
Double delight for Essex water polo stars
Three wins out of four for Watford Under-19s
WATFORD have qualified for the qualification rounds of the Under-19 Boys' ASA National Age Group Water Polo Championships. In their home pool, they finished third in Group B of the Prelims behind defending champions Solihull and City of Manchester A. The top three all finished on six points with three wins from four matches. Watford beat City of Leeds 8-0, City of Manchester B 4-3 and City of Manchester A 4-3, while losing 9-5 to Solihull.
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