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Wigan Best Future Stars

Wigan Best Future Stars

The Elite and National Development Squad headed north last weekend for our first ever visit to the Wigan Best meet and second targeted open meet of the season. Friday evening saw the distance events where the tone was set for a highly successful weekend with RWS swimmers breaking 19 meet records. The aim of this meet is to see whether improvements have been made since the first meet 6 weeks previous. Fitness is being built up and skills being honed in the early short course season.

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Wirral Metro report

Wirral Metro report

The Elite Squad national Development Squad took the trip to the Wirral to race in the season opening competition hosted by Wirral metro sc. The meet was a success with many Pb’s and new speed gained. We ended the meet with at least 5 new county records, three from Matthew Richards and two from Niamh Hofland.

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Home Nations Championships

Home Nations Championships

The National Summer Meet is Swim England’s biggest domestic swimming event of the year. The Summer Meet forms part of a swimming competition structure in Great Britain whereby the top ranked swimmers in each event are invited to compete at the British Swimming Summer Championships. The next ranked swimmers at Swim England affiliated clubs – or those who have chosen to be ranked as an English swimmer – are invited to compete at the Nationals. The rankings are on swimmers’ performances at level 1 meets between a qualification window, typically between March and May of the same calendar year.

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British Summer Championships

British Summer Championships

The British Summer Championships saw the next generation of swimmers competing for honors against their biggest domestic rivals. The 2017 British Summer Championships took place across six days at Ponds Forge in Sheffield from 25–30 July. The Championships form part of a broader Performance Pathway Strategy aimed at increasing and supporting junior talent on the journey towards senior medal-winning performance, as well as offering more athletes across the home nations an opportunity to compete at one of the end of season events.

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Royal swimmers selected for Gyor

Royal swimmers selected for Gyor

Royal School swimmers Alicia Dingle and Niamh Hofland have been selected to represent Team GB and the Netherlands at the Gyor 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF).

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