Disability Swimming News

  • Thu 14 Sep 2017 11:08

    Para Swimming Regional Training - 15th October

    The region is running a training session for Para Swimmers at Basildon Sporting Village on Sunday 15th October 2017. Please click HERE for more details and to download a booking form. Please return all forms to: bookings@eastswimming.org.
  • Thu 14 Sep 2017 10:26

    National Para Swimming Championships

    The National Para Swimming Championships will take place on 9th and 10th December at Manchester Aquatics Centre. Check HERE for further updates as they are published.
  • Wed 30 Aug 2017 13:49

    Swimmers Represent GB at Deaflympics

    Congratulations to the four swimmers from the East Region (pictured, left) who took part in the Deaflympics held in Samsun, Turkey from 18th – 30th July 2017. They competed in front of packed stands and delivered some great performances. Jasmine Seamarks (Co Of Cambridge ) swam in the heats of the 4...
  • Tue 12 Jul 2016 14:19

    Open Water Opportunity for Para Swimmers

    London Marathon Events is pleased to announce a new open water event for Para Swimmers as part of the Swim Serpentine Festival, The Swim Serpentine Para Swim 1 Mile on the 25th of September 2016. If you are a S6 –S14 swimmer and would like to try open water then this event is for you. You will need...
  • Mon 17 Mar 2014 11:34

    Disability Regionals 2014 Entry Pack

    DISABILITY Regionals Entry pack has been updated as at 21st March 2014. Click here to view the entry pack.Disability Regionals Entry Pack 2014
  • Mon 17 Mar 2014 11:16

    Team East win DSE Junior and Youth Nationals

    TEAM East were victorious at the DSE Junior and National Championships held on the 1st and 2nd of March 2014. For the full report click here.Team East Win DSE Junior and Youth Nationals
  • Mon 17 Mar 2014 11:07

    Team East win DSE Junior and Youth Nationals

    Team East were victorious at the DSE Junior and Youth Nationals held on the 1st and 2nd of March 2014. For the full report click here.Team East Win DSE Junior and Youth Nationals
  • Thu 27 Feb 2014 09:36

    Suffolk Disability Development Day

    Suffolk County ASA held a Disability Development Day on the 16th of February 2014 at Woolverstone Hall.Click here to see the report from the day.
  • Fri 20 Dec 2013 10:10

    Suffolk Disability Development Day

    SUFFOLK ASA are hosting a Disability Development Day, focusing on swimmers with a physical impairment. The day will begin with a conference and workshops for both teachers and coaches, and in the afternoon there is an opportunity to put the theory into practice when local swimmers with a physical im...
  • Fri 18 Oct 2013 15:56

    East Region 2013 Disability Champs

    THE 7th ASA East Region Disability Swimming Championships took place at Newmarket Leisure Centre on Sunday, October 13. Click here for results - Click here for report - click here for photographs.
  • Wed 16 Oct 2013 08:19

    Photos: East Region Disability Champs

    PHOTOS from the 7th ASA East Region Disability Swimming Championships at Newmarket Leisure Centre on Sunday:
  • Wed 02 Oct 2013 19:19

    Team East Training Camp

    A TEAM East training camp for disability swimmers is taking place at Basildon Sports Village on Saturday, November 9 (2.30pm-5.30pm). This training will help all those swimmers attending the DSE Short-Course event in Sheffield and is also open to anyone from the East Region with a Disability Swimmin...
  • Tue 01 Oct 2013 06:42

    Join Team East for Disability Champs

    IF you would like to be a member of 'Team East' at this year's Open Short Course Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield on November 23/24, we would really love to see you and have you as an important member of the team. You will find details of entry standards (qualifying times) on www.efd...
  • Mon 16 Sep 2013 08:44

    Officials needed for Disability Champs

    TECHNICAL officials are needed for the 7th ASA East Region Disability Swimming Championships at Newmarket Leisure Centre on Sunday, October 13 (Warm-up 3-4pm, racing 4-7.30pm). Any qualified officials available to attend should email Stephen Christian HERE
  • Fri 17 May 2013 20:56

    Paralympic medalist Natalie retires

    COLCHESTER'S multi-Paralympic medallist Natalie Jones has announced her retirement from swimming after more than 13 years at the top of the sport. Jones has competed in four Paralympic Games and made her debut on the international scene at just 15-years old. The highlight of her career came at the A...
  • Tue 30 Apr 2013 17:08

    East trio in GB Disability squad

    EAST Region swimmers are well represented in the British Gas GBR Disability Team for the IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal. City of Norwich's Paralympic champion Jessica-Jane Applegate, City of Peterborough's Harriet Lee - a bronze medalist at the 2012 London Games – and James Hollis from...
  • Tue 02 Apr 2013 21:36

    More records tumble for Applegate

    PARALYMPIC champion Jessica-Jane Applegate continued her recent hot streak with a pair of British records at the City of Norwich Easter Meet.
  • Thu 14 Mar 2013 09:18

    Applegate receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

    CITY of Norwich swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate has received her MBE from the Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace. The 16-year old won Paralympic gold on her debut at London 2012 last year, taking victory with a Paralympic record in the S14 200m freestyle. Applegate has carried over her form into 201...
  • Mon 04 Mar 2013 22:40

    Jess and Harriet smash British records

    CITY of Norwich SC's Paralympic champion Jessica-Jane Applegate broke four British records at the weekend’s Nationwide Junior and Youth Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Success in the S14 100m Freestyle (59.73secs) meant Applegate became the first British disabled women in her class...
  • Wed 13 Feb 2013 11:57

    Golden girl Jess sets two British records

    CITY of Norwich SC's Paralympic champion Jessica-Jane Applegate has set new British S14 records over 100m and 400m freestyle. The 16-year old sliced nearly half a second off her own 100m freestyle time, setting 1:01.69 at the Derventio Excel February Festival at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. She then cloc...
  • Fri 18 Jan 2013 09:14

    Development Disability Championships cancelled

    DUE to the adverse weather conditions - and the forecast for the rest of the weekend – tomorrow's Regional Development Disability Championships at Newmarket have sadly had to be cancelled.
  • Mon 14 Jan 2013 09:40

    Last chance to enter Disability Championships

    THERE is still space for more swimmers to enter this Saturday's (January 19) East Region Disability Development Championships at Newmarket Leisure Centre. It is not necessary to have been formally classified in order to compete at these championships, though you can still enter if you have a classif...
  • Sun 02 Dec 2012 22:18

    East Region are champions again

    THE East Region were crowned the winning team at the DSE Open Short Course Swimming Championships for the second successive year. Click here for full report
  • Thu 30 Aug 2012 09:15

    Be inspired by our Paralympic heroes

    THE East Region's top disability swimmers begin their quest for London 2012 Paralympic glory today - and are ready to inspire the next generation of local stars. Harriet Lee (City of Peterborough), Jessica-Jane Applegate (UEA Norwich), Epping's James and Emma Hollis, Colchester's Natalie Jones and H...
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