12 Year old Category A swimmer Jess Goodwin is proud of her GB records and can look forward to receiving more certificates at Loughborough following another 5 records set in March. Jess has added the 50/100 Free, 50/100 Back & the 100 I.M. short course records to her growing collection. Well done.
Abby White (11) receiving her rising star award at the Newcastle sports Gala on 7th March from the Lord Mayor.
She received the Tim Lamb award for disability swimming and is now on the the talented program which came with a nice £250 grant.
What a start to 2019. Senior swimmer Nathan Young(19) set a new GB short course record in 200 fly at his county championships while Nathan Carrington (11) set long course age group records in 200 free, 200 breast & 50 fly winning bronze. at the Rotherham graded meet in Sheffield while at the same event Letisha Ellis (14) set long course age group records in both the 50 & 100 Breaststroke on her way to winning 3 gold a silver & 2 bronze. Libby Gotta also 14 grabbed the 200 breaststroke record and added the 100 fly as well as the 200 I.M. at the City of Derby level 1 open meet. Libby also set new English short course records in both the 400 free & I.M. at the county championships. Well done everyone. fantastic!!
Please see the link below for information. Closing date 21st January
Our National gala will take place on Sat 30th March at Loughborough University with additional training on Friday 29th & Sunday 31st. Full details of weekend can be found in the events section. Entries are now open!!! remember you need to renew your membership before entering the event. Closing date 24th Feb
Gala Entry Pack
Congratulations to 14 year old Libby Gotta who has grabbed herself the short course 200 metres Butterfly record which has stood for 18 years. Libby also added a new English 400 metres freestyle record for good measure. Well done.
What a fantastic night at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester on Saturday 10th November at the DSPY 2018 awards. GB Deaf Swimming walked away with two under 18 special achievement awards for Shiona McClafferty & Matt Oaten and Head coach Sam Chamberlain grabbed the Coach of the Year award. GB Deaf Swimming was also awarded the Team of the Year prize for their efforts over the past 2 years. The top award for Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2018 was tense with 2 swimmers. 2 golfers a cricketer & a snooker player all holding their breath for the announcement based on 6 judges and voting by the audience on the night. In 3rd place Shabir Ahmed (snooker) in 2nd place Oliver Wilcox (Cricket) and then the moment to cap of a fantastic night for our club.
DEAF SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2018 DANIELLE JOYCE!
Oliver Kenny (21) has raised the bar for our up and coming youngsters with 2 GB records in the 50 & 100 Backstroke short course (28.58 & 1.00.86). Not content with that Oliver has added another 4 English records in the 50 & 100 Breaststroke as well as the 100 & 400 I.M. Fantastic!
12 year old Jessica Goodwin got herself into the record books again with some excellent swimming. The Cat A swimmer grabbed age group records in the 50 & 100 freestyle, 50 backstroke and the 50 breaststroke. Well done Jess!
Congratulations to Nathan Carrington (11) who set a new GB short course age group record for the 50 breaststroke at the weekend while setting 5 personal bests and picking up gold and bronze at the meet. Fantastic!