Category: Reports

BLDSA Colwick Park

BLDSA Colwick Park

A great outing to the first BLDSA event of the year at Colwick Park in Nottingham Saturday 18th May 3 Kingfishers in the water and 2 firsts
Maddy Adams 1st junior and First Lady overall in the 5k In 1.24.34
Jane Sedman 1st female breastroker home in 1.48.43
Alex Sedman 1.55.34 and she even stayed in a little longer to get her 2hr channel qualifier signed off – well done everyone

Report by Paula Ambury

 

 


BLDSA Champion of Champions – Scaling Dam

BLDSA Champion of Champions – Scaling Dam

People often wonder why I love working with kingfishers open water squad, it’s because I never cease to be amazed and proud of our open water swimmers. On the 22nd June Four Kingfisher ladies Maddy Adams, Ellie Knight, Jane Sedman and Alex Sedman travelled to Scaling Dam just north of Whitby for the first ever champion of champion event at that venue. The race is particularly gruelling some may even say cruel in 15degrees! You start the day with a 5 mile race, get out, get dry, feed and go back in for a 3 mile race followed by 1 mile sprint. The sun shone all day and the water was beautiful and flat for the 5 mile, 1 lap into the 3 mile the wind got up and conditions remained challenging for the rest of the day.  Maddie again the only junior to complete this mammoth swim was our first swimmer home 4th overall in the ladies section followed by Ellie and Jane with Alex completing just the 5 mile on this occasion. Hats off ladies you are warriors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Report by Paula Ambury

 

 


Scarborough Summer Splash Gala – Results

Scarborough Summer Splash Gala – Results

This weekend has been one of the most successful ones ever for Kingfishers Swimming Club. The amount of pb swims, medals, fabulous races and speeding tickets has been extraordinary. All swimmers swam there hearts out and listened to the advice of coaches which resulted in some jaw dropping swims! Well done everyone ! Go Go Kingos !!

Scarborough Seaside Splash Results


Entries Open – Halloween ABC Grades Sprint Meet – Sunday 27th October @ Beverley Sports Complex

Halloween ABC Grades Sprint Meet

The gala is all 4 strokes at 50m & 100m IM It will be held at Beverley on Sunday 27th October. Details in link below:

http://www.halloweenmeet.co.uk/htms/openmeet_pack.htm

As this gala is filling up very fast so please can you email your entries to Shaun Vasey  –    openmeets@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk

by Sunday 5th May as this is when we are making our first enties into the system. (Entries after this date may be possible but the event may be full)

Please send your swimmers name & the races you wish to be entered into. IMPORTANT NOTE PLEASE ALSO ORDER YOUR SPECTATORS TICKETS…. PLEASE NOTE THEY MUST BE MORNING OR AFTERNOON (LOOK AT YOUR CHILDS SWIM PROGRAM FOR DETAILS) ALSO ADULT OR CHILD. THESE TICKETS CANNOT BE GUARANTEED !!

Kingfishers entries to this event can be found following this link:

http://www.halloweenmeet.co.uk/open_entrylists.php?type=swim&club=kine

Please check your swimmers entries asap & report any errors to Shaun Vasey

openmeets@kingfishersswimmingclub.org.uk

 


Swim England Regional Championships – Draft Program

Swim England North East Region Age Group draft programme 2019


Swimming Pool Remains Out of Action – No Training Monday 29th April

Swimming Cancelled Today – Monday 29th April

Training tonight is cancelled due to the ongoing technical problems with the pool. Hopefully we will be back in the pool Wednesday….  🙁

 


Kingfisher Swimmers Qualify for the North East Championships

Kingfisher Swimmers Qualify for the North East Championships Kingfishers Swimming Club

Congratulations to all of our Kingfisher swimmers & coaches who have achieved qualification times for the North East Region Swimming Championships in the Open & Age Group events to be held in Ponds Forge Sheffield & the John Charles Aquatic Centre Leeds respectively.

These championships are the pinnacle of our swimming calendar & are achieved only through the dedication & hard work of the swimmers / coaching team. Well done everyone.

Our qualifying Open Championship swimmers are: Aaron Gilson, Eliza Hammond & Izzy Vasey

Our qualifying Age Group Championship Swimmers are: Joseph Benson, Thomas Eblett, David Hope, Cory Tite, Eliza Hammond & Izzy Vasey.

Link to entries: https://swimmingresults.org/events/senerag19/entryviewer.php

Good luck to all off our swimmers the whole club will be cheering you on!! Go Go Kingo’s ….


Congratulations To Kingfishers BLDSA Junior Champion – Mads Adams

Congratulations to our impressive group of open water swimmers.

Well done Maddy Adams on collecting two trophies last Saturday night at the BDLSA swimming awards. Huge respect for swimming over 30 miles in open water competition a fantastic achievement & thoroughly well deserved.

Congratulations also goes to Tom Reynoldson and Jane Sedman who also added to the trophy cabinet.

Great preperation for their next challange “The Channel Relay”


KINGFISHERS S.C. – AMAZING RESULTS AT SPRING YORKSHIRES

AMAZING RESULTS AT SPRING Yorkshires

Our intrepid group of Yorkshire swimmers made their way to Leeds and Sheffield pools over two weekends in February and brought home an amazing haul of medals, final places and Pb’s.
Competing against swimmers from all over the Yorkshire region in 44 races our guys won a very impressive 2 golds, 1 silvers and 3 bronze medals with 10 finals places in other events plus 23 personal bests and Northern Regional qualifying times.
Tommy Eblet Boys 12 years and over – 2 golds – 1500m and 800m Freestyle
Izzy Vasey Girls 12 years – 1 Silver – 50m Breaststroke and two more finals
Eliza Hammond – Girls 13 years – 1 Bronze – 50m Backstroke and one more final
David Hope 11 years – 2 Bronzes – 50m and 100m Backstroke and one more final
Joe Benson – Numerous personal bests
Grace Fox – Numerous personal bests
Cory Tite – Numerous personal bests
Well done guys you smashed it out of the park!!!!
For a seaside club with much less water time that many of the big city clubs this highlights the excellent coaching standard that goes into getting these kids to the peak condition at just the right time. Our thanks go to Jon, Kev and the rest of our great coaching and teaching teams for their ongoing commitment and planning. Not forgetting the long suffering parents who spent long, hot sticky days in both pools and several that help the coaching team on poolside as team managers


2018 Kingfishers Club Championship Review

The link below will take you to our club championships review

Kingfishers Swimming Club – Championship Review