Plymouth Diving’s Dixon and Martin selected for Great Britain’s world-class podium potential programme
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Plymouth Diving’s Dixon and Martin selected for Great Britain’s world-class podium potential programme

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon and Emily Martin have joined Olympic and world medallist Tom Daley on British Diving World-Class Programme for the 2019-20 season. Daley is one of eight British divers named on the podium programme, while Dixon and Martin are among 15 up-and-coming stars selected for the podium potential programme. British national performance director … Continue reading

National Arena League wins for Plymouth Leander, Mount Kelly and Caradon
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National Arena League wins for Plymouth Leander, Mount Kelly and Caradon

PLYMOUTH Leander, Mount Kelly and Caradon were all winners at round two of the National Arena Swimming League at the weekend. Reigning champions Leander backed up their opening Premier Division win in Wales with another victory, this time at Millfield against Keynsham, Torfaen Dolphin, City of Cardiff A, City of Bristol and Bristol Henleaze. Mount … Continue reading

Region’s swimmers impress at South West Winter Championships at Millfield
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Region’s swimmers impress at South West Winter Championships at Millfield

THERE was plenty of success for the region’s swimmers at the South West Winter Championships at Millfield School at the weekend. Plymouth Leander’s world para-swimming champion and world record holder Reece Dunn was among the big names competing. Dunn, who only finished his long-course season in mid-September, shared the men’s open 100m freestyle gold at … Continue reading

Devonport Royal win silver medal at National Championships in Sunderland
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Devonport Royal win silver medal at National Championships in Sunderland

DEVONPORT Royal’s under-15 boys’ water polo team narrowly missed out on becoming national champions at the weekend in Sunderland. Devonport reached their first Swim England National Age Group final where they agonisingly lost 8-7 to Sedgefield after missing a penalty in the dying seconds of the game. The final at the Sunderland Aquatics Centre was … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander swimmers among the medals at Manchester International Meet
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Plymouth Leander swimmers among the medals at Manchester International Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens, Tom Beeley, Roman Scherer and Lana Broekhoven all returned to Devon with medals from the prestigious Manchester International, which took place at the weekend. Great Britain international Stephens won both the women’s 100m and 200m butterfly events in the North West. In the 200m event she enjoyed a tremendous battle with … Continue reading

Swimmers from Mount Kelly, Leander and Dartmoor Darts named in South West team for Portugal trip
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Swimmers from Mount Kelly, Leander and Dartmoor Darts named in South West team for Portugal trip

MOUNT Kelly, Plymouth Leander and Dartmoor Darts will all have swimmers gaining overseas experience early next year after earning selection for the South West team. The region will be taking 30 up-and-coming swimmers to the Lisbon International Meet in Portugal at the start of February. The squad is aimed at athletes who are just below … Continue reading