Plymouth Leander’s Stephens wins BUCS Short Course title in Sheffield
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Plymouth Leander’s Stephens wins BUCS Short Course title in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens was among the winners at the BUCS Short Course Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge at the weekend. Great Britain international Stephens stormed to victory in the women’s 200m butterfly in Sheffield. She won by nearly three seconds, clocking 2:06.47. Her former Plymouth College team-mate Charlotte Atkinson, who competes for Loughborough, was … Continue reading

Mount Kelly’s Burdisso and Leander’s Stephens impress at South West Champs
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Mount Kelly’s Burdisso and Leander’s Stephens impress at South West Champs

MOUNT Kelly College’s Italian star Federico Burdisso and Plymouth Leander’s Great Britain international Laura Stephens were among the big names to impress at the South West Winter Swimming Championships at Millfield. European senior medallist Burdisso has only recently returned from the Olympic Youth Games in Argentina, where he won three medals, but the talented teenager … Continue reading

Dixon proud to be in the running for British diving athlete of the year
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Dixon proud to be in the running for British diving athlete of the year

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon says he is ‘really proud’ to be nominated for British Diving’s Athlete of the Year Award for 2018. Dixon is in the running with Olympic gold medallists Jack Laugher and Chris Mears. The winner will be decided by a public vote and diving fans have until 12.30pm on Saturday to make their … Continue reading

Caradon pick up four medals at National Masters Champs while Thorp receives volunteer award
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Caradon pick up four medals at National Masters Champs while Thorp receives volunteer award

CARADON Swimming Club enjoyed a successful trip to Sheffield for the Swim England 2018 National Masters Championships (25m). Vicki Buck, Paul Hatton, Sam Crosby and Mick Swift represented the club in South Yorkshire and they returned home with four medals. Hatton claimed a silver and bronze medal, while Buck and Crosby returned with bronze medals. … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving return with a host of medals from the Irish Open in Dublin
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Plymouth Diving return with a host of medals from the Irish Open in Dublin

PLYMOUTH Diving enjoyed a highly-successful trip to Dublin to compete in Irish Open Championships at the weekend. The Life Centre-based club returned home with a staggering 28 medals across all the different age categories. Leading the way was Oliver Heath who dominated the boys’ E2/D section by winning three golds in the platform, one-metre and … Continue reading

Daley to make competitive debut with new synchro partner at Plymouth’s Life Centre
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Daley to make competitive debut with new synchro partner at Plymouth’s Life Centre

TOM DALEY will make his competitive synchro debut with new diving partner Matty Lee when the Plymouth Life Centre hosts the British Diving National Cup in February. British Swimming are trying out two new men’s diving synchro partnerships for the 2019 season. Daley will join forces with Lee, who is moving from Leeds to London, … Continue reading

SWIMMING: Mount Kelly’s Burdisso wins three medals at Youth Olympic Games
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SWIMMING: Mount Kelly’s Burdisso wins three medals at Youth Olympic Games

Mount Kelly College’s Federico Burdisso will return to Devon with three bronze medals from the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires. The Italian international made the podium in the 100m and 200m butterfly individual events and also the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay. In the 100m butterfly he clocked a time of 52.42 seconds to touch third … Continue reading