Plymouth Leander swimmers enjoy success at Manchester International Meet
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Plymouth Leander swimmers enjoy success at Manchester International Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s top swimmers enjoyed plenty of success at the Manchester International Meet at the weekend. In the senior events, Great Britain international Laura Stephens struck gold with an impressive display in the 200m butterfly. She clocked 2:10.54, which was her second fastest time ever. Stephens (top left) also just missed out on medals by … Continue reading

Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships
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Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s world 50m butterfly champion Ben Proud has been named in Great Britain’s 10-strong squad for the LEN European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. The event in Denmark will take place between December 13 and December 17. Joining Proud in the team will be fellow world champion gold medallists Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott … Continue reading

Leander begin their bid for more National Arena League glory at home
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Leander begin their bid for more National Arena League glory at home

SOME of the South West’s top swimmers will be in action at the Life Centre on Saturday for the opening round of the National Arena Swimming League. Plymouth Leander, who have a proud history in the inter-club competition, and are delighted to be hosting the first South West Premier Division meet of this season’s campaign. … Continue reading

Swimmers help Devon to runners-up spot at County Championships in Sheffield
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Swimmers help Devon to runners-up spot at County Championships in Sheffield

SWIMMERS from the region helped Devon to runners-up spot at the County Championships in Sheffield. Devon finished with a total of 435 points, with Yorkshire just edging them out for the title with 456 points. Lancashire were third with 423 points. Plymouth Leander and Mount Kelly made up the bulk of the Devon squad, with … Continue reading

Proud confirmed in England team for 2018 Commonwealth Games
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Proud confirmed in England team for 2018 Commonwealth Games

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud has been confirmed in England’s swimming squad for April’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Team England named their first 15 athletes that will be heading out to the Gold Coast for the multi-sport competition on Wednesday morning. The event will place between April 4 and April 15. World champion Proud will be … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Life Centre to host Britain’s top two diving events in 2018
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Plymouth’s Life Centre to host Britain’s top two diving events in 2018

THE two biggest diving events in the British calendar will once again be heading to Plymouth in 2018. The Life Centre will host both the British Diving Championship and the British Elite Junior Diving Championships. The senior event will take place on the weekend of January 26-28, while the top junior competition will be held … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander swimmers Proud and Fannon named in British Swimming performance squads
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Plymouth Leander swimmers Proud and Fannon named in British Swimming performance squads

PLYMOUTH Leander sprint stars Ben Proud and Tom Fannon have both been named in British Swimming performance squads for 2018. World 50m butterfly champion Proud is one of 19 swimmers named in the podium squad, while Fannon (pictured top) is include on the 37-strong podium potential programme. Athletes selected on to the world class programmes … Continue reading