Entries by Sarah Small

Great turnout at Northumberland and Durham Performance Programme

Early on Saturday morning, the Sunderland Aquatics Centre was busy with athletes from across Northumberland and Durham, training together as part of the Northumberland and Durham Performance programme. Over 50 athletes are part of the performance programme this season which has taken over from the old Swim England Beacon Programme. The Northumberland and Durham Performance […]

Northumberland and Durham Championships 2018 Meet Information

Details of the 2018 Northumberland and Durham Swimming Championships have been released. These include qualifying, session and event times, programme of events and the meet conditions. The information can be found here: NDSA Championships 2018 Information. If you have any questions about the Championship, please contact Dave Low, the Championships Manager: ndswimmingentry@hotmail.co.uk Post expires at 8:00pm […]

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More medals for North East swimmers in the Bahamas

July 24th 2017 The final couple of days at the Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games continued over the weekend with some great swims once again from North East Swimmers. On the penultimate day of the competition, City of Leeds Leah Crisp claimed her first international gold on day three of the competition setting a new […]

Layla Black makes history with 200m Breaststroke gold

21st July 2017 The Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games has been a great success so far for North East swimmers who are part of the English team. On day 1, City of Leeds Layla Black repeated her success from Samoa in 2015, jump-starting the medal haul with gold in the 200m Breaststroke. She is the […]

City of Leeds Lee and Toulson strike silver

17th July 2017 Over the weekend, City of Leeds Divers Matty Lee and Lois Toulson won the British Diving Team’s first medal of the FINA World Championships after they took silver in the Mixed 10m Synchro event. The pair moved up from sixth place with some consistent dives and really showed their skill in the […]

Coaches attend Northumberland and Durham Workshop

3rd July 2017 On Saturday 1st July, over 40 coaches from across Northumberland and Durham attended a half day coaches workshop at the Sunderland Aquatics Centre. During the morning, Swim Wales National Coach Development and Performance Pathway Manager Graeme Antwhistle delivered an excellent pool session on Progressive Breaststroke Drills which he followed with a presentation […]

Silver for City of Leed’s Schlosshan at Europeans

30th July 2017 City of Leed’s butterfly swimmer Ciara Schlosshan delivered Britain’s first medal of the European Junior Championships in Israel yesterday with a strong performance in the women’s 200m event. Ciara swam consistently though the prelims and semi-finals to qualify and then stepped it up in the final with her fastest swim of the […]