Inspire

Candice Hall

Candice Hall

Sports Award

Age:
21

Biography

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.'

Blog

City of Manchester Short Course Meet October 2019

Posted: 10th Sep, 2019

My next competition is the City of Manchester Short Course Meet in October.

August 2019

Posted: 10th Sep, 2019

During August I had no swimming commitments, but I helped at a swimming camp at King Edward VII school which was organised by a swimmer from the National Centre at Loughborough. I spent the week with the... Read More »

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British Summer Championships 23 to 28 July 2019

Posted: 30th Jul, 2019

I entered 4 events, 400 IM, 200 IM, 200 Fly and 100 Freestyle. The first was the 400 IM, I qualified for the final coming 4th. In the 200 Fly I qualified for the final but was disappointed with my swim,... Read More »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »