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Pointscore : 20 January

Entry forms are all due to be handed in by 11 January.

We’ve created a new programme, resulting in a change to the Silver 50m promotion times, event running order (Gold, then Silver followed by Bronze events) and a change to the start time from the start of this year.

The changes are:-

Event 1,2 and 3 = 100 Back then 50 Back then 25 Back
Event 4,5 and 6 = Gold alternative, Silver Alternative, Bronze alternative
Event 7,8 and 9 = 100 Breast, 50 Breast, 25 Breast
Event 10,11 and 12 = 100 Fly, 50 Fly, 25 Fly
Event 13, 14 and 15 = 100 Free, 50 Free and 25 Free

Silver New Times
50 Freestyle = 40.00
50 Breaststroke = 51.00
50 Backstroke = 46.50
50 Fly = 45.70

The Pointscore warm up will now commence at 5.10pm for a 5.30pm start.

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One Weekend / Three Galas

Christmas Cracker

Tremendous swimming after our unexpected journey to Sale Leisure (thank you TMBSC and Trafford Leisure).  A 25th swimmer gained a Lancs qualifying time (well done Noah LT).

26 gold medals, 7 silver and 19 bronze wrapped up the year with plenty of bling.

Swimmer times are here: TraffordOpenSO161218

Sno’pen Brings LC PBs aplenty

A small band of swimmers headed over to the final Ling Course gala of 2018, COMAST’s Sno’pen, delivering a hatful if LC PBs.  Well done everybody. 8 gold medals, 5 silver and 6 bronze. Swimmer times are below:

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Trafford Borough Gala

Another exciting weekend of racing against our #BoroughBuddies. Our winning streak ended, but lots of good times. Well done everybody.  Times are here:

TraffordDevSO151218

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National Arena Swim League

what an awesome result on Saturday. Promotion in successive years, finishing second this season to City of Stoke, having been ranked fourth going into the final. Brilliant effort from the team, focused, determined and still swimming fast after Club Champs.

  1. Cosaccs
  2. Stretford
  3. Carnforth Otters
  4. Everton
  5. Prescot
  6. Bebingtin

The swimmer’s Event Times are available: Swimmer times

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2018 Club Championships Role of Honour / Records

What a great weekend of swimming in this season’s Club Championships.  The third oldest championship record broken by Erin H by 1/100th of a second (Clare Crewdson’s 1983 100m Butterfly) amongst 20 other new records set.  Asking around after the event, there was nobody to recall 21 records going in a single Championships.  Nearly every swimmer set at least 1 PB during the event, near enough 70% of swims being new best times.

The 2018 Champions Roll of Hour is HERE

The updated list of Championship Record Holders is in the link Championship Records (end 2018)

Having said goodbye to that 1983 record, the three oldest records are now:

1977’s Boys (9y) 25m freestyle 16.20 seconds

1988’s Girls (10/11y) 50m freestyle 31.71 seconds

1990’s Boys (14y under) 200m IM 2.25:80

Records by decade:

70’s = 1; 80’s = 1; 90’s = 22; 00’s = 11; 10’s = 60

NEXT UP: National Arena Swim League –  Promotion Final to Premier League (8th December)

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Confirmed Entries: 2018 Club Championships

Here is the link to the 2018 Club Championship entries.

2018 Stretford CC Meet Confirmation

Good luck everybody.

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Swim teams win latest galas

The swimming team secured another win in this season’s Central Lancashire Intermediate League when they travelled to Radcliffe last Tuesday.

The final score was STRETFORD 182pts, Radcliffe 136.

Individual results can be found here – Central Lancs Intermediate results 110918

And our younger swimmers competed in the latest round of the Trafford Borough Development galas against our neighbours Flixton, Altrincham and Trafford Met on Monday 17 September – and secured their third win in a row.

The unofficial scores were:

STRETFORD 72pts

Altrincham 59pts

Trafford Met 54pts

Flixton 52pts

Individual results can be found here – TraffordDevSO170918

Well done to the team and thanks to Altrincham for being great hosts.

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Latest Water Polo update

The U12 and U14 Water Polo teams restarted their matches after the summer break with games against Warrington on  15 September.

The U14s enjoyed a comprehensive 33-1 win in their league match. The U12s travelled to play a friendly against a more experienced Warrington team and suffered a 16-1 defeat.

A reminder that anyone interested in finding out more about junior Water Polo please contact us at: stretfordjwpc@gmail.com.

In other Water Polo news, former Stretford water polo player Annie Clapperton has been in Madeira captaining Great Britain in the European U19 Womens Water Polo Championship. The GB team beat Slovakia, drew with Israel and lost to Hungary and Greece in the group stages. They then went on to beat the Czech Republic and Germany to secure 9th place overall.

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Results from Trafford Early Bird Meet

Congratulations to all the swimmers who took part in today’s Trafford Early Bird Meet.

Full results can be found here

Trafford Early Bird Meet Session 1 Results

Trafford Early Bird Meet Session 2 Results

 

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Trafford Borough Early Bird meet open for entries

We are hosting the Trafford Borough Early Bird Meet at Stretford Sports Village on Sunday 16 September 2018.

This is a Level 3 meet with 50m and 100m races in each stroke, plus a 100 IM. There will be medals for 1-3rd place and awards for 4-6th place.

The entry pack can be found here Early Bird Open meet entry pack 2018 final

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Swim team suffers first CL defeat of season

The swim team’s 100% record in the Central Lancashire Intermediate League came to an end with defeat at the hands of a strong Orca SC team.

The final score from Monday night’s gala in Oldham was Orca 197 – 121 Stretford.

Head Coach Tom Pope said afterwards: “Well done to the team racing against Orca tonight. Some tough competition, but fast swimming and happy faces made for a fun evening.”

Individual results can be found here CLInter090718

 

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