London Swimming Champs
(Posted on Monday, 11 May 2015)
Congratulations to Clio Bacon, Ben Strover, Billy Birchmore, Alice Bennett, Niamh Laker, Katie Napier and Jessica Sellar who all spent the weekend at The London Aquatic Centre competing in the London Swimming Championships sessions 10 to 15.
Clio started the weekend off with 200m Breastroke making the final and finishing 4th in 2:58:51. The girls Katie Napier, Alice Bennett, Jessica Sellar and Niamh Laker the raced a 100m each for the 400m Freestyle relay finishing 17th. Ben Strover and Billy Birchmore then stepped up for the boys in the 200 Individual Medley with Billy finishing 4th in the Multi-Disability by British Disability Points. In the long distance events Ben finished the 1500 metre Freestyle in 18:20.14 whilst Alice finished the 800 metre Freestyle in 10:13.56. Finishing off the weekend with 100m Freestyle Ben was just over the 60 second mark with a 60.03, Billy came in 1:11.86 and Niamh Laker a 1:05.66
Well done to you all. The next sessions in the championships are at the end of the month.
(Posted on Sunday, 10 May 2015)
Massive congratulations to Ben Cockburn for finishing an impressive 8th in the British Triathlon Championships. He finished the 750m swim in 12 minutes, 36 minutes for the 25k bike ride and 15 minutes for the 5k run. A big thank you to his sponsors VO2 Cycling for providing new wheels for his race.
Congratulations also to Mandy Baronti who was competing at the triathlon in Crystal Palace and to Justin and Hannah Strover who competed in the Tri Star event for the youngsters.
Siobhan pushes herself again
(Posted on Saturday, 09 May 2015)
Congratulations to Siobhan Curtis for completing a half ironman in the Spanish island of Mallorca. Siobhan finished in 5 hours 53 minutes and 36 seconds. Her splits for the event were as follows
1.9k Swim 36:51
90k Bike 3:04:51
Half Marathon Run 2:00:22
Amazing times Siobhan, well done!