Bronze Squad – Portobello Mad March Meet 20th March 2010

Bronze Squad participated in the Portobello Mad March Meet 20th March 2010 Venue: Prestonpans

This was a meet that was oversubscribed, packed with so many swimmers there were not enough seating area for all the clubs present. This made it very difficult for swimmers to relax before swims. Read more of this post

East District Age Groups Championships Round 3

The latest round of this years championships were held at Glenrothes on 6th & 7th February 2010 and our swimmers really performed well throughout the weekend.

The first event involving our swimmers was the 12/13 years 100m butterfly. Erin Murray and Michael Flynn swam very good PBs in the heats. Michael’s time was good enough to allow him to reach the qualifying final where he was joined by Calum Archibald. In the final Calum finished 4th and Michael a very close 5th after further reducing his time. Read more of this post

East District Age Group Championships – Second Round

Part 2 of these championships took place at Glenrothes on 5th & 6th December 2009 and saw our swimmers again performing well. Read more of this post

East District Age Group Championships – First Round

The first round of these championships were held at Glenrothes last weekend and Midlothian swimmers made a fantastic start.

Lisa Fraser became District Champion in the 14/15 years 200m Backstroke where she led from the start and eased to first place in the final.

In the corresponding Boys event, Robbie Dalgetty produced a very gutsy swim to claim the Bronze medal and the previous day, Beth Denholm won Silver in the 10/11 years 200m freestyle with a fantastic swim.

There were many more good performances over the weekend and a full report will be published later.

August 2009 Update – Congratulations…

Club swimmers have had some amazing results over the summer – congratulations to all!

Scottish Swimming National Squad Program

Congratulations to the following swimmers, who have been selected for the bronze squad under this Program. Swimmers will attend 3 one day training camps run by one of Scotland’s top coaches. The days will comprise sessions in the pool, on land and also education in relation to meet preparation, diet etc. Read more of this post

Livingston District Dolphins Meet – May 2009

This meet was held at Prestonpans on 9th/10th May 2009 and a fairly large team comprising Gold, Silver and Bronze squad swimmers took part. Read more of this post

East District Open Championships 6th & 7th June

These championships were held on 6th & 7th June and were the last to be held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool before it closes for major refurbishment later this month. Read more of this post