Candice Hall is 20 years old, from Husband Bosworth, Leicestershire. She's currently studying for a degree at Loughborough College whilst swimming full time at the National Centre, Loughborough. With the competition season underway, Candice has just returned back from Antwerp where she competed in the Flanders Swimming Cup. Having entered 5 events and swam in 2 finals. In the 200 backstroke 'A' final I came 5th and 4th in the 100 freestyle 'B' final.
By mid April 2018, Candice will have been to two overseas competitions, and one competition in Edinburgh.
Candice said: To get a Inspire award would help take a lot of pressure of myself, my parents and my grandparents who at the moment contribute a lot towards my activity. To achieve my aim I need to be fully focused and fully fit and every bit of support helps.'
Simon Taylor, Inspire Lead, said: 'xWe are very pleased to help Candice fulfil her potential in this hugely demanding sport particularly when combined with full time study.'
London Summer Open Championships 22 and 23 June 2019
Posted: 26th Jun, 2019
I travelled to London on Friday 21 June 2019 to compete in the London Summer Open Meet at the Aquatic Centre, London on Saturday and Sunday 22 and 23 June 2019.
I entered 4 events, 200 backstroke, 200 butterfly,... Read More »
East Midlands Swimming Championships Ponds Forge Sheffield 18 and 19 May 2019
Posted: 21st May, 2019
I entered 4 events, 200 Fly, 100 Freestyle, 200 backstroke and 400 IM. The 200 fly and 100 freestyle were on Saturday and the other two on Sunday.
I qualified for the final in both the 200 fly and 100 freestyle... Read More »
British Swimming Championships –Tollcross, Glasgow 16 to 22 April 2019
Posted: 23rd Apr, 2019
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 »
Edinburgh International Open Meet 15 to 17 March 2019 25th Mar, 2019
Posted: 23rd Apr, 2019
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 »
BUCS Long Course Swimming Championships 15 to 17 February 2019
Posted: 25th Feb, 2019
The weekend of 15 to 17 February 2019 was the BUCS Long Course swimming championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.
I was entered for 3 events - 200 freestyle, 200IM and 400IM. I came second in the 400IM and... Read More »
Burns Meet 26 and 27 January 2019 at Ponds Forge Sheffield
Posted: 7th Feb, 2019
I entered 5 events at the Burns Meet but only swam two due to a problem with my arm. I swam in the 200 freestyle and came second and in the 200 IM I finished second but unfortunately I was disqualified... Read More »
2019 Inspire Award
Posted: 18th Jan, 2019
Thank you to the Judges for awarding me a grant once again for the coming year. This award will help me tremendously with my swimming. I have several competitions coming up, one in Edinburgh and I will... Read More »
Winter Nationals Short Course Meet 14 to 16 December 2018
Posted: 5th Jan, 2019
I travelled to Sheffield on Friday 14 December to compete in the Winter Nationals Short Course Meet at Ponds Forge. I entered two events, 100 and 200 backstroke. I qualified for the A final in the 200... Read More »
LOUGHBOROUGH 3 NOVEMBER 2018 DUAL IN THE POOL WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Posted: 6th Nov, 2018
On Saturday 3 November, Loughborough University hosted the Dual in the Pool against the University of Toronto. I swam in the 200 back and 200 IM and came second, in the 200 freestyle I came fourth. It... Read More »
MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL OPEN SHORT COURSE SWIMMING MEET 20 AND 21 OCTOBER 2018
Posted: 31st Oct, 2018
I travelled to Manchester on Friday 19 October to compete in the Manchester International Short Course Meet.
I entered 5 events (400 free, 100 back, 100 breast, 100 fly and 100 free) and reached the final... Read More »