Plymouth Leander’s Broekhoven earns selection for European Youth Olympic Festival
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Plymouth Leander’s Broekhoven earns selection for European Youth Olympic Festival

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmer Lana Broekhoven has been selected to represent The Netherlands at this summer’s European Youth Olympic Festival. The Plymouth College pupil will join some of the best young athletes in Europe, including her Leander team-mate Sam Dailley, at the biennial multi-sport competition in Gyor, Hungary. The 14-year-old will swim the 200m breaststroke event at … Continue reading

Plymouth divers Dixon and Heslop win medals for GB at European Junior Champs
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Plymouth divers Dixon and Heslop win medals for GB at European Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving enjoyed a good day at the European Junior Championships in Bergen, Norway. The city club secured two medals within the space of an hour on Thursday evening courtesy of Matthew Dixon and Aidan Heslop – and also claimed a top five finish through Alfie Brown. Dixon and his Great Britain diving partner Noah … Continue reading

Leander’s Dailley and Mount Kelly’s Taverner named in Team GB squad for European Youth Olympic Festival
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Leander’s Dailley and Mount Kelly’s Taverner named in Team GB squad for European Youth Olympic Festival

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Sam Dailley (pictured above) and Mount Kelly’s Oliver Taverner have been named in Team GB’s 16-strong swimming squad for the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Győr. The festival will see a total of 50 British youngsters compete alongside around 3,000 athletes from 50 European nations across 10 Olympic sports from July … Continue reading

Plymouth College modern pentathlete Mitchell wins British under-19 title
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Plymouth College modern pentathlete Mitchell wins British under-19 title

PLYMOUTH College’s Georgina Mitchell warmed up for this weekend’s European Under-17 Championship by winning the under-19 girls’ title at the British Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships. Mitchell was consistent all the way through the competition in Solihull but sealed the title on the final combined run-shoot event. She overtook Wycliffe’s Zoe Davison on the last event … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Bee wins South West Championships and moves to the top of UK rankings
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ATHLETICS: Bee wins South West Championships and moves to the top of UK rankings

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee triumphed at the South West Schools’ Combined Events Championships in Yeovil – and in the process moved to the top of the UK under-17 heptathlon rankings. Bee broke the intermediate girls’ championship record with a stunning performance over the two days. She scored 4,763 points, which not only puts her … Continue reading

Rahman helps inspire Mariners to victory over Taunton Muskets at Central Park
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Rahman helps inspire Mariners to victory over Taunton Muskets at Central Park

PLYMOUTH Mariners claimed another South West Baseball League victory with a 26-11 success over Taunton Muskets at Central Park. The lead changed hands a number of times before the Mariners took the lead for good in the seventh innings. Kaz Rahman was crucial in their victory, collecting four hits in five. He singled in the … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Proud wins two medals at Sette Colli International in Rome
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Plymouth Leander’s Proud wins two medals at Sette Colli International in Rome

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud continued his build-up for next month’s World Aquatic Championships by winning two medals at the Sette Colli International in Rome. Proud took silver in the men’s 50m freestyle final and then added a bronze in the 50m butterfly. The 22-year-old was up against many of the swimmers who will be his … Continue reading