Lindsay Powell Meet 2019 Results

We hosted our annual Lindsay Powell Memorial Meet on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October at Plymouth Life Centre. It was another successful meet with lots of fast swims as well as fun had by all the swimmers who attended. There were some excellent swims over the weekend, with the numerous clubs from across the Westcountry attending and their swimmers securing County and Regional Qualifying times, as well as getting some useful race practice early in the season. Exeter City Swimming Club would like to thank everyone who volunteered over the weekend, including the huge number of Officials required to run a meet of this standard. Meets like this could not be run without the army of volunteer

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Masters Nationals Success

Eleven members of the Masters squad attended this year's Swim England Nationals Masters Championships at Ponds Forge International Pool, Sheffield over the weekend. This made it our biggest contingent to take part. (Top Row L-R) Matt Hockin, Andy Matchett, Steve Clark, Katie Clements, Ian Lang, Steve Hurley. (Bottom Row L-R) Nev King, Laura Hayward, Sammy Basham, Ali Browning, James Marshman. They all had a great weekend with our medallists as follows; Steve Hurley smashed the Men's 40/44yrs age group 1500m winning Gold. Ian Lang won Silver in the Men's 30/34 years 1500m our Mixed 4x200m Freestyle relay team got Silver (narrowly missing out on Gold). Our relay team was - (L-R) Steve Hurl

International Meet Selection

Pictured above (L to R) - Liv Burrow, Alec White and Flora Perkin The South West Region will be sending a team of 30 of the best swimmers in the region to the Lisbon International Meet in February 2020. They leave on 6th February and return home on 10th February 2020. Selections for this meet are made from all swimmers in the Swim England South West Region who have not represented GB in 2019. Thirty swimmers have been selected from their long course performances in Olympic events between January 1st 2019 – 4th August 2019 and include athletes born between 2001 and 2004. They will have the opportunity to race in five individual events over the weekend and may be selected to swim in relays. T

King and Queen of the Moor!

2019 has certainly been a good year for our Open Water swimmers! Performance Squad swimmer, Gemma Owen has been crowned Queen of the Moor and our former swimmer Neil Gilson crowned King of the Moor! Back in June, on Sunday 16th June at Roadford Lake on Dartmoor, Gemma (19) swam the Dartmoor Swim and placed 2nd female overall, with the course being shortened to 4km due to the really poor weather. Then at the end of September, on Sunday 29th September at Wimbleball Lake on Exmoor, she swam the Exmoor Swim placing 3rd female for the 6km swim in better weather conditions this time with it being less windy, but still a wet day. In both events Gemma placed 1st in the youth category. Overall her co

Well done Devon!

Devon were crowned Champions for the first time at the National Inter-County Championships at Ponds Forge Sheffield! The champs took place last Sunday 6th October and after finishing as runners-up in 2017 and 3rd place last year, the team have finally won it overall and ended Yorkshire's 3 year reign and previously to that Lancashire's 14 year reign to win. This really highlights the strength of swimming in Devon at the moment. They ended up on 469 points after winning 4 races and finishing runners up in 5 races. This put them 30 points ahead of 2nd place Northumberland and 31 points ahead of 3rd place Kent. Exeter City Swimming Club were represented in the team by Ella Osborne and Sara S

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