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William Bell

Very exciting news

By William Bell (Sports Award)

Yesterday I received news of the current 18u Swimming World Rankings and after the Champs last week, I am the 5th fastest junior in the world for the 800 freestyle and the 4th fastest for the 1500. I had... Read More »

Posted: 24th Apr, 2019

Candice Hall

British Swimming Championships –Tollcross, Glasgow 16 to 22 April 2019

By Candice Hall (Sports Award)

I travelled to Glasgow on Saturday 13 April in preparation for the swimming championships which commenced on Tuesday 16 April.

I entered two events, the 200m freestyle and the 200m IM. I qualified for the... Read More »

Posted: 23rd Apr, 2019

Candice Hall

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Edinburgh International Open Meet 15 to 17 March 2019 25th Mar, 2019

By Candice Hall (Sports Award)

I travelled by Flybe to Edinburgh on Thursday 14 March 2019 to compete in the Edinburgh International Open Meet. Competitors included swimmers from Spain, Denmark, Belgium and Sweden.

I had entered 4 events,... Read More »

Posted: 23rd Apr, 2019

William Graham

British Championships 2019 in Glasgow

By William Graham (Sports Award)

I was in Scotland for 4 days and swam the 100 fly on the Friday and 50 fly on Sunday. The atmosphere and competition was so amazing and I felt so good that I can represent Melton as a club, in with all... Read More »

Posted: 22nd Apr, 2019

William Bell

Last day of the British Swimming Championships 2019

By William Bell (Sports Award)

Last big push as my body is aching all over after the massive effort yesterday. Time for the 200 free. Was off my PB in the heat but got a lane in the Junior final. My time improved from heat to final... Read More »

Posted: 22nd Apr, 2019

William Bell

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Day 5. British Swimming Championships 2019

By William Bell (Sports Award)

What a massive day for me. The 800 free and the 200IM. Really wanted to do well in the 800 and follow my 1500 consideration time for European and World Junior Champs this summer with another. Just off... Read More »

Posted: 22nd Apr, 2019

William Bell

Day 4. British Swimming Championships 2019

By William Bell (Sports Award)

Today was the 200 breast for me, an event I enjoy but I don't really train for, so I could relax as there was no pressure. My heat swim was ok, just outside my personal best time but it did earn me a place... Read More »

Posted: 20th Apr, 2019

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Day 3. British Swimming Championships 2019

By William Bell (Sports Award)

Today was a big day for me as the 1500 free is my main event. I have been working very hard with my coach on a new race plan and today it paid off. So very happy to report that I knocked a massive 18 seconds... Read More »

Posted: 19th Apr, 2019

William Bell

Day 1. British Swimming Championships 2019

By William Bell (Sports Award)

Back at Tollcross pool, Glasgow this year. Started the champs with the 400 free. Would have liked a quicker time in the heats but a decent start, practicing my race plan. Managed a lane in the Transition... Read More »

Posted: 19th Apr, 2019

William Graham

Derventio Excel Open Meet

By William Graham (Sports Award)

I only swam on Sunday afternoon in the 100 free and the 100 fly and did pbs in both events. The 100 free was first and it was the first time that I went 53. long course. It was a big shock as I have been... Read More »

Posted: 14th Apr, 2019