Leander’s Paralympic champion Dunn named in Commonwealth Games squad
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Leander’s Paralympic champion Dunn named in Commonwealth Games squad

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Reece Dunn has been confirmed in Team England’s swimming squad for this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Multi-Paralympic gold medallist Dunn joins his former Leander team-mates Laura Stephens and Ben Proud in the 48-strong squad. Reigning Commonwealth Games 50m freestyle champion Proud had already been pre-selected, but S14 athlete Dunn and butterfly specialist … Continue reading

Plymouth diver McCabe named in GB squad for European Junior Championships
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Plymouth diver McCabe named in GB squad for European Junior Championships

PLYMOUTH diver Euan McCabe has been named in Great Britain’s squad for this summer’s European Junior Championships in Bucharest. McCabe is one of 17 divers British Swimming will be sending to the championships in July. The Plymouth youngster is no stranger to international competition and has returned with medals from the last two European Junior … Continue reading

Mount Kelly and Dartmoor Darts swimmers named in GB squad for European Junior Champs
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Mount Kelly and Dartmoor Darts swimmers named in GB squad for European Junior Champs

MOUNT Kelly and Dartmoor Darts will be represented at this summer’s European Junior Championships in Bucharest. Mount Kelly’s Calvin Fry, Erin Little, Matthew Ward and Hollie Widdows and Dartmoor Darts’ Cameron Williams are all named in Great Britain’s 42-swimmer squad for the championships in Romania. British Swimming are sending a strong team to the event … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Beeley nominated to compete for Scotland at Commonwealth Games
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Plymouth Leander’s Beeley nominated to compete for Scotland at Commonwealth Games

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Tom Beeley is set to compete for Scotland at this summer’s Commonwealth Games. The butterfly specialist is one of 33 swimmers, para-swimmers and divers that Scottish Swimming have nominated to Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) to be considered for selection for the multi-sport event in Birmingham. Beeley smashed his 200m butterfly personal best at … Continue reading

Underwood and McCabe claim medals at British Elite Junior Diving Championship
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Underwood and McCabe claim medals at British Elite Junior Diving Championship

PLYMOUTH divers Amelie Underwood and Euan McCabe both returned home with medals from the British Elite Junior Championships in Southend. Underwood had a great competition, winning both the girls’ B one-metre and three-metre springboard titles. She took victory in a highly-competitive one-metre competition by just two points from Albatross Diving Club’s Lauren Saunders. But then … Continue reading

Region’s swimmers enjoy success at British Championships in Sheffield
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Region’s swimmers enjoy success at British Championships in Sheffield

SWIMMERS from Plymouth Leander, Mount Kelly and Dartmoor Darts impressed at the recent British Championships in Sheffield. The championships at Ponds Forge were doubling as trials for all the major international senior and junior competitions this year and all the region’s clubs will be hoping for some representative honours later in the year. Plymouth Leander’s … Continue reading

Vearncombe claims medal on his international debut, while Leander and Mount Kelly swimmers impress in Edinburgh
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Vearncombe claims medal on his international debut, while Leander and Mount Kelly swimmers impress in Edinburgh

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Cameron Vearncombe marked his international debut by winning a medal at the Para-Swimming World Series event in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy. S14 athlete Vearncombe, who will represent Great Britain at this summer’s World Para-Swimming Championships, took multi-class bronze in the men’s 100m backstroke in Italy. He clocked 1:02.98 to finish on classification points behind … Continue reading