Swimmers ‘Rush’ for Regional and County Qualifying times

Six Swimmers from the Isle of Wight attended the Rushmoor Royals level two  meet in search of qualifying times for the South East Short Course Winter Championships and also for Hampshire County Championships in early 2017. There were six swimmers from Seaclose SC and one from who between them gained 10 medals and 16 new personal best performances at what was a very oversubscribed event.

Seaclose’s Abigail Lacey (13/14 yrs age group) gained three gold medals and two silver medals on her way to gaining 4 new Personal best performances from her 8 events. Abi’s new PB’s were 400m Individual Medley 5 min 10.27 sec, 100m Individual Medley 1 min 8.54 sec, 100m Breaststroke 1 min 14.85 sec and 200m Breaststroke 2 min 45.15 sec. This has given Abi a possible nine events at the South East Winter Championships. Also achieving four possible South East Winter Championship times was Megan King (15/16 years age group) who gained a silver and bronze medal over the weekend and three new personal best performances. Megans Personal best performances were 400m Freestyle 4 min 50.17 sec, 100m Individual Medley 1 min 11.66 sec and 50m Butterfly 31.02 secs.

George Hayward (9/10 years age group) was by far the busiest swimmer over the weekend competing in nine events and producing eight new personal best performances, the best being a 17 sec improvement in his 200m Backstroke event. George gained bronze medals in the 400m Freestyle event and the 50m Freestyle event both of which gave George consideration times for the Hampshire County Championships in 2017.

Just returning from injury was Alex Stewart (17 and over age group) who swam six events and gained a gold medal in the 400m Individual Medley event in a time of 5 min 6.97 sec. Alex has achieved four possible times for the South East Winter championships.

Another returning from illness was Ben Curliss who swam three events and produced a new personal best of 2 min 32.58 sec in the 200m Backstroke event.

Also competing for Seaclose were Lelayna Blacklock and Amber Backhouse, both in the 15/16 years age group and both were pleased with their efforts, Lelayna producing 5 min 5.90 sec in the 400m Freestyle event and Amber 38.21 sec in the 50m Breaststroke event.

2016 Postal Swim Results

The 2016 Postal swim results have been published with some great results for Seaclose Swimmers.

Amongst the highlights were Alex Stewart was 1st in the Mens Open age group, George Hayward and Oliver Lacey 10th and 11th respectively in the boys under 10’s, Eleanor King 13th and Emily Kral 15th in the Ladies open age group and Lelayna Blacklock 13th in the girls 14-15 years.

Great swims all round by the 16 Seaclose swimmers that took part.

Full results are available on the BLDSA website here.

Seaclose Club Champs Results 2016

Well done to all the swimmers in this years champs. The final session has been completed and all results can be accessed below.

Download the 2016 champs session 1 results (28th June)

Download the 2016 champs session 2 results – 400 IM (30th June)

Download the 2016 champs session 3 results – 1500m (5th July)

Download the 2016 champs session 4 results (8th July)

Download the 2016 champs session 5 results (10th July)

Download the 2016 champs session 6 results (12th July)

Download the 2016 champs session 7 results (15th July)

Download the 2016 champs session 8 results (17th July)

Club Champs Results 2014

Results for the first weekend of Club Championship are below: Full Results are now available – Download results – 2014 SSC Champs Well done to all swimmers – great results, 309 PB’s were achieved and 24 records were broken. Individual Session results below.    

Long Distance Champs Results 2014

Seaclose / IW Swim Team members  had a fantastic champs achieving 61 new personal bests and 23 Gold medals. Seaclose / IW swim team members set 12 new championship records with Alex Stewart leading the way with four new records, Lottie James 3, Abigail Lacey 2, Megan King 1, Tom Kral 1 and Frank Morrison 1. New records (previous record in brackets): Alex Stewart 15-16 age Group 400m free 4.28.97 (4.49.28) 800m free 9.34.84 (10.14.98) 200m Back 2.18.54 (2.31.80) 400m IM 5.06.84 (6.45.38) Lottie James 13-14 Age Group 400m IM 5.16.08 (5.28.69) 200m Breast 2.52.77 (2.54.53) 200m Back 2.24.51 (2.32.18) Abigail Lacey 11-12 Age Group 200m Back 2.33.23 (2.35.34) 400m Free 5.00.82 (5.01.59) Megan King 13-14 Age Group 1500m Free 20.17.40 (21.51.56) Tom Kral 13-14 Age Group 200m Breast 3.02.05 (3.03.78) Frank Morrison Novice 200m Open 200m Free 3.15.60 (3.32.68) Full results for the IW Distance Champs 2014 Result can be downloaded here. Well done to all the swimmers.