Category: Swimming

Congratulations to Skye Carter

Swim England East Region congratulates Skye Carter (Basildon & Phoenix SC) who on Thursday evening won bronze in the 50m Freestyle at the European Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships in Vilnius, Lithuania. Subject to ratification, her time of 25.24 is a new British Age Group Record (16 yrs). We also send our congratulations to the chain

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Congratulations to Jasmine Carter

Swim England East Region sends its warmest congratulations to Jasmine Carter (Basildon & Phoenix SC), who on Wednesday evening won the silver medal in the 50m Breaststroke at the European Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships in Vilnius, Lithuania. Jasmine won the medal from Lane 8! Subject to ratification, her time of 31.39 is also a British

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Aquatics Coach Mentoring Programme 2024 – 2025

Swim England’s Aquatics Coach Mentoring programme for 2024-2025 provides an opportunity for coaches across all areas of the sport to work with an experienced coach mentor. The purpose of the Aquatics Coach Mentoring programme is to support and challenge aspiring coaches to learn, develop and grow in their role.  Through this programme, we hope to

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Olympic qualification success

Aquatics GB have announced an exciting 33-strong team to represent Team GB in the summer at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Following success at recent competitions including the Speedo Aquatics GB Swimming Championships at the London Aquatic Centre, Laura Stephens, who started her swimming career in the East Region, will be part of that team.

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Laura Stephens – World Champion!

Great Britain and the East Region has a new swimming hero ahead of this year’s Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Laura Stephens became the country’s first individual female gold medalist at the World Aquatic Championships since 2011 by claiming 200m butterfly glory in Doha. The 24-year old says she “can’t believe it” and has now set

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Long Course Championships – food/drinks passes available now

We are pleased to confirm that all poolside passes for coaches, team managers and chaperones will remain free of charge for the 2024 championships. In recent years, we have not offered food and tea/coffee refreshments to coaches and team personnel. This is largely because coaches have preferred to make their own arrangements. We have received a

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Applications to Officiate at Regional Galas

Applications are invited from Swim East Region BS Technical Officials Swimming Officials (minimum qualification Licensed Judge Level 1) to officiate at this year’s Regional Long Course Championships In Luton and Norwich. Regional LC Championships – Friday 19 to Sunday 21 April 2024 @ Luton Regional LC Championships – Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May 2024

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Regional Development Programme 2023-4

Saturday 23rd September saw 48 athletes from the region descend on Stanground Academy for Day One of the Region Development Programme 2023-4. The day was spent in small groups with a coach to mentor them and included S&C sessions, Pre and post pool sessions as well as , importantly, pool sessions. We look forward to

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Upgraded process for uploading Licensed Meets results to Rankings

For licensed meets agreed from 3 October, Swim England are introducing a new automated process that will enable meet promoters to upload the results without having to email the results to our Rankings team. Currently Meet Promoters will send Meet results to Swim England, in order for these results to be manually added to https://www.swimmingresults.org/showmeetsbyevent/

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Commonwealth Youth Games success for East Region athletes!

Skye Carter (Basildon & Phoenix SC) and Erin Little (Chelmsford SC) were both selected to represent Team England in the recent Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad! Skye returned home having bagged one individual gold (50 Freestyle), two relay golds, one relay silver and 1 individual bronze whilst Erin returned home having been triumphant in two

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