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Golds galore as Masters clean up at the British championships

Thursday, July 11, 2013 GLOUCESTER Masters Swimming Club had a successful three days at the British Masters Championships in Plymouth.The event, swam for the first time at the new Life Aquatic Centre in Plymouth, was attended by 11 women and seven men who between them brought home 14 gold, seven silver and 11 bronze medals.Tony…

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Lanzarote Training camp May 2013

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Gloucester Masters return from national Championships with 11 gold medals

Thursday, November 15, 2012 A team of 17 swimmers from Gloucester Masters acquitted themselves well in the ASA National Masters Championships at the Ponds Forge pool in Sheffield. They returned with 21 medals – 11 were gold – and with two record breaking relay swims. Tony Cherrington was the star solo performer with a tally of…

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LEN European Masters Championships 2011 – Yalta

Just under 2000 competitors took part in the XIII EUR Masters Championships in the Crimean resort of Yalta in the Ukraine, held from Sep 3rd to Sep 10th 2011.Three swimmers from Gloucester Masters took part, claiming 5 medals between them.Jayne Ball won the 200m freestyle in the 55-59 age group, claimed silver in the 800m…

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Great Britain Masters Swimming Championships 2011

Gloucester Masters swimmers excelled at the Great Britain Masters Championships staged at the John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds at the weekend.  Supported by coaches Kris Morris and Adam Naylor the 11 strong team comprised 6 men and 5 ladies.  With 47 events contested, and a medal haul of 26, the strength and depth of…

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World Records in 2010

John Anderson identified an opportunity for us to attempt some World records in the recently introduced longer relay events for Masters. Our first target was the Mens 200-239yrs Long Course 4×100 Freestyle Relay, which we achieved at the Welsh Capital Masters in Cardif on 8 May 2010 in a time of 4:15.54 (see below); John…

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