2014 Event Reports

Champions of Champions and Dee Mile

The 'Longest Day' week-end was certainly a memorable one !
Tom Roberts was pushed all the way through the 9 miles Champion of Champions swim by James Leith from Scotland. Kicking strongly throughout, Tom's speed in the final straight was too much for his rival, as he won the Championship in an excellent time of 3 hours 25 minutes !
Meanwhile, up in Chester, Richard Taylor was the All-comers Champion of the River Dee with a fine swim. See the report from Kevin Saunders below.

Excellent Swimming at Ullswater Event !

Ivan Percival Championships

Congratulations to Tom Roberts and Richard Taylor on winning the 4 miles and 2 miles events at the Ivan Percival Championships (Albert Dock). Rob Waterhouse completed his Channel Relay qualification with a fine swim in the 4 miles event.Nine of our swimmers braved the chilly 14 degrees temperature to complete their swims. Well done to all.

Swim Northwest Open water Championships

Tom Roberts, having visited Dover the previous week-end, chose a slightly less scenic venue for another fine swim. This time taking on his peers in the Northwest Open Water Championships at Salford, Tom swam the 2km superbly to take the gold medal in the 15/16 age group in a great time of 27:31.
Well done also to Sarah on achieving the Cheshire age group bronze medal with a 1500m time of 27:15.
Judy Brown, competing in the 2km Open event claimed the gold medal in a time of 33:27. Paul Frith finished in 5th place in the 3km Police event in a time of 48:19.

Wykeham Lake Championships 2014

Dolphins Swimmers win individual and team titles at the BLDSA Wykeham event - fantastic swimming !