Entries by Linda Tjaguns

Gold Medal Success for Aimee Willmott

The first day of the Commonwealth Games has brought England a succession of gold medals after Aimee Willmott won the women’s 400 metres individual medley. Willmott denied Miley a third successive title after finishing in four minutes 34.90 seconds as Miley, who won gold at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014, finished 0.26secs behind. Bronze went […]

Open Water Swimming Festival 2018

The Open Water Festival will consist of the following events: 1500 Challenge Event Swim England North West and North East Open Water Championships Swim England North West and North East Masters Open Water Championships All Championship events incorporate Lancashire, Cheshire and Northumberland & Durham County Championships. Entries open 21st April and will close on 4th […]

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Coverage

The BBC will be providing more than 200 hours of coverage of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games across TV, radio and their online platform from 4-15 April. Daily TV coverage will run from 12 a.m. across BBC One, BBC Two and Red Button.  There will also be coverage on BBC Four throughout the day, […]

Emily Large to realise dream on Gold Coast

Emily Large will realise a dream when she competes for Team England on Australia’s Gold Coast. At 17 years old, the Newcastle swimmer will be one of the youngest swimmers on the team at next month’s Commonwealth Games – click here.  

Para-Swimming Talent Team Update

In November 2017 a restructure of the England Para-Swimming Talent Team was initiated. The new structure comprises of a Para-Swimming Development Manager and 2 Para-Swimming Talent Coaches. Para Swimming Team Talent Update document        

Skelmanthorpe Synchro Swimmer Success

Skelmanthorpe Synchro Swimmer ends Year of Success with Coveted Place on England GB National Training Squad What a difference a year makes! Only 12 months ago, Skelmanthorpe Synchro Swimmer, Emma (now 12) who trains with and represents the City Of Leeds, was disappointed to rank just 81st in the country, when competing in the National […]

ASA Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses 2018

The ASA Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses for 2018 are now available for booking.  This IOS course is a blended programme, which incorporates and blends online theory elements of the programme with face-to-face practical sessions. ASA Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses 2018 Post expires at 9:47am on Sunday July 8th, 2018

Post expires at 9:47am on Sunday July 8th, 2018

Swim England Talent Pathway

31st July 2017 Do you dream of taking part in the Olympic Games and even standing on the winner’s podium?  Reading this booklet could bring you closer to achieving this and being part of the future England and British swimming teams! Click here for more information.

Swim England NER Swimming Championships

19th June 2017 The details for the 2017 Regional Winter Swimming Championships are: Swim England North East Age Group Championships – Short Course – 28th & 29th October 2017 at Sunderland Aquatic Centre. Swim England North East Senior Championships – Long Course – 4th & 5th November 2017 at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

Darlington Town Centenary Swimming Gala

This is an annual event where 7 Darlington Schools compete against each other and is well supported.  There were some outstanding team and individual races from the following schools – Hummersknott Academy, Hurworth, Education Village, Wyvern Academy, Carmel College, Longfield, Polam Hall. 5 new records included:- Event 6 – Girls Open 1 length Butterfly = […]

2018 Commonwealth Games Volunteering Opportunities

22nd March 2017 The England Swim Team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games is currently advertising four volunteer posts for the Games in the Gold Coast next year. The positions they are advertising can be viewed below: Commonwealth Games Team Manager Advert. Commonwealth Games Team Manager role. Commonwealth Games Assistant Team Manager Advert. Commonwealth Games Assistant […]

ASA NER Annual Report 2015-16

18th August 2016 The ASA North East Region Annual Report is now available to view from the period 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016. To download a copy of it, please click here: ASANER Annual Report 2015-16.