Plymouth diver Heslop picks up a medal at FINA Grand Prix in Madrid
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Plymouth diver Heslop picks up a medal at FINA Grand Prix in Madrid

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Aidan Heslop claimed another international medal on Friday by winning bronze at the FINA Grand Prix in Madrid. The 16-year-old, who impressed at April’s Commonwealth Games for Wales, took third place in the men’s 10m platform competition in the Spanish capital. His podium place came just two weeks after he had won a … Continue reading

Lake wins a bronze medal at ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Denmark
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Lake wins a bronze medal at ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Denmark

TAVISTOCK athlete Sam Lake has won a bronze medal at ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Denmark. Lake, a Tavistock Swimming Club and Tavistock Run Project member, finished third in the women’s 40-44 age group category on the island of Fyn. The strength in that category was shown by the top three also finishing in the … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving’s Dixon and Vincent confirmed in GB squad for World Junior Champs
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Plymouth Diving’s Dixon and Vincent confirmed in GB squad for World Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon and Victoria Vincent will compete at the World Junior Championships in Kiev later this month. It will be Dixon’s second global competition of the summer, having competed at the FINA World Cup in China last month where he finished an impressive ninth in the individual platform event and sixth in the … Continue reading

Mount Kelly swimmer Burdisso claims four medals at European Junior Champs
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Mount Kelly swimmer Burdisso claims four medals at European Junior Champs

MOUNT Kelly College’s Federico Burdisso enjoyed an impressive European Junior Swimming Championships. The 17-year-old picked up four medals for Italy at the event in Helsinki, Finland. He took silver in the men’s 200m butterfly in a new personal best time and national junior record of 1:56.40. He was only beaten by Hungarian star Kristof Milak. … Continue reading

Collings-Barnes is appointed as Mount Kelly’s new director of swimming
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Collings-Barnes is appointed as Mount Kelly’s new director of swimming

MOUNT Kelly College have appointed Emma Collings-Barnes as their new director of swimming following a global search. Collings-Barnes, who has medalled at international level, started her coaching career in 2002. Beginning at Loughborough, she went on to coach at Millfield School and in 2010 was appointed head coach at Rushmoor Royals Swimming Club. In 2012, … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving claim medals at National Age Group Champs in Sheffield
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Plymouth Diving claim medals at National Age Group Champs in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH Diving returned home with four medals from the Swim England National Age Group Championships in Sheffield. There was an individual title for young Joshua Gibbs. He performed consistently throughout the boys’ group B one-metre springboard event to take the title. His standout dive was a forward 2 1/2 somersault in pike which scored him … Continue reading

Proud sets new British and Commonwealth record with sensational swim in Rome
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Proud sets new British and Commonwealth record with sensational swim in Rome

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud set the swimming world alight on Friday night with a sensational performance at the Sette Colli Meet in Italy. Proud smashed his own British record and the Commonwealth record to win the men’s 50m freestyle event in a time of 21.16 seconds. Only three swimmers – Brazilian world record holder Cesar … Continue reading