Information for Swimmers & Parents of Regional Age Group

Please check at least every other day for updates.

Kevin Schofield (fingers1500@hotmail.com)

Kevin Schofield (kevin.schofield@leeds.gov.uk)

Craig Robertson (craig_robbo@hotmail.co.uk)


Sunday, 20 August 2017

Regional Performance Monday Gym

Regional Performance Monday PM gym sessions will commence on the 4th September. The first session will be for the girls.

The Regional Team

Monday, 7 August 2017

Welsh Summer Nationals 2017

Well done to all the swimmers who competed at the Welsh Summer Nationals held in Swansea.  The trip was a brilliant success with lots of fast swimming and a great experience for those swimmers whose first time it was away from home.


The team achieved 31 Medals (3 Gold, 12 Silver, 16 Bronze) and 77 Final Swims (61 swims were swum faster in the final that is a 79% conversion rate).

Overall there were 341 Life Time Best Performances out of 454 Swims.  That is 75% PB's from the City of Leeds!

Gold Medallists
Elliott Watkins (1), Jolie McGreavy (1), Leah Schlosshan (1)

Silver Medallists
Lara Thomson (5), Ben Shelton (2), Freya Johnson (2), Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (2), Elliott Watkins (1)

Bronze Medallists
Lara Thomson (5), Elizabeth Russell (2), Harry Milner (2), Jolie McGreavy (2), Ben Shelton (1), Elliott Watkins (1), Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (1), Freya Johnson (1), Jacob Goodison (1)

24 Finalists & 4th - 8th Places

11 - 4th Place Finishes (8)
Ben Shelton (3), Jolie McGreavy (3), Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (1), Faith Blain (1), Freya Johnson (1), Jack Senior (1), Jamie Broome (1), Leah Schlosshan (1)

13 - 5th Place Finishes (11)
Elizabeth Russell (2), Harry Milner (2), Ben Shelton (1), Charlotte Clarke (1), Elliott Watkins (1), Freya Johnson (1), Jamie Broome (1), Joshua Sutcliffe (1), Lara Thomson (1), Leah Schlosshan (1), Lucy Pollard (1)

12 - 6th Place Finishes (9)
Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (2), Lara Thomson (2), Niamh Carroll (2), Elizabeth Russell (1), Elliott Watkins (1), Freya Johnson (1), Harry Milner (1), Jolie McGreavy (1), Lucy Pollard (1)

23 - 7th Place Finishes (16)
Faith Blain (3), Harry Milner (3), Ben Shelton (2), Niamh Carroll (2), Niamh Morris (2), Dominic Mathias (1), Elliott Watkins (1), Elizabeth Russell (1), Evie Murdoch (1), Freya Johnson (1), James Robinson (1), Jacob Goodison (1), Jamie Broome (1), Jolie McGreavy (1), Martha Everett (1), Rhys Riddiford (1)

12 - 8th Place Finishes (8)
Ben Shelton (4), Lucy Pollard (2), Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (1), Elliott Watkins (1), Freya Johnson (1), Jack Senior (1), Jamie Broome (1), Lara Thomson (1)

Well Done Everyone!!!

A special mention to the following swimmers for achieving the most finals swims from the team last week;
Lara Thomson - 14 Final Swims for the Girls
Ben Shelton - 13 Final Swims for the Boys

Check out the Wales 2017 Photos 
Pictures and results from the week can be viewed by clicking the links below;

For some of you this was your last competition in Regional Squad and for The City of Leeds.  We hope to follow your progress as you move on through the scheme.  I hope you are all looking forward to joining your new squads and I hope you will work as hard for your new coaches as you have done for us.  

Awesome Swimming!!! A great way to finish off the season. 

A big thank you to the Welsh Summer Nationals Team 2017 who did an amazing job over the past week and made this trip possible.
Team Managers (Kim Mathias, Carla Paniagua-Gutierrez, Hannah Wardle and David Brome) 
Coaches (Philip Mansfield and Harrison Day)

Have a fantastic summer and stay safe.

WE ARE...........LEEDS!!!

Kevin

Welsh Summer Open Meet 2017 - Day 7

Yesterday was the last day of racing at the Welsh Summer Nationals and after a very long tiring week the team finished strong achieving 100% PB's in the 1500m Freestyle, 100 % conversions in the finals and bagging 2 Silvers and 2 Bronze medals.

14 Final Swims (14 finals where swimmers converted from heat to final).

45 PB's out of 60 Swims

Silver Medallists (2)
Ben Shelton (13 Yrs 50m Backstroke), Elliott Watkins (12 Yrs 200m Breaststroke)

Bronze Medallists (2)
Elizabeth Russell (12 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Harry Milner (13 Yrs 200m Breaststroke)

HDW 4th - 8th Place (3)
Ben Shelton (4th - 1500m Freestyle), Jamie Broome (7th - 15 Yrs 1500m Freestyle), Rhys Riddiford (7th - 12 Yrs 1500m Freestyle)

Finalists 4th - 8th Place (9)
Jack Senior (4th - 13 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Charlotte Clarke (5th - 12 Yrs 50m Freestyle), Harry Milner (5th - 13 Yrs 50m Backstroke), Lara Thomson (5th - 12 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Jolie McGreavy (5th - 12 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Lucy Pollard (5th - 14 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Niamh Carroll (7th - 12 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Niamh Morris (7th - 14  Yrs 200m Butterfly), Jamie Broome (8th - 15 Yrs 50m Backstroke)

There are some more pictures to come which we will try to get online by the end of tonight.

Pictures and results from the week can be viewed by clicking the links below;

Swim Wales Summer Open Meet 2017 Photos

Swim Wales Summer Open Meet 2017 Results

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Welsh Summer Open Meet 2017 - Day 6

On the penultimate day at the Welsh Summer Nationals our team were still performing strongly in the pool.  The team achieved.......


1 
Gold, 3 Silvers & 3 Bronze Medals.   

11 Final Swims (10 where swimmers converted from heat to final).  

53 PB's out of 69 Swims.

StarGold Medallists (1)Star
Leah Schlosshan (12 Yrs 50m Breaststroke)

Silver Medallists (2)
Ben Shelton (13 Yrs 50m Butterfly), Lara Thomson (12 Yrs 800m Freestyle & 12 Yrs 200m Individual Medley)

Bronze Medallists (3)
Ben Shelton (13 Yrs 100m Backstroke), Freya Johnson (12 Yrs 200m Individual Medley), Lara Thomson (12 yrs 50m Breaststroke)

HDW 4th - 8th Places (5)
Freya Johnson (5th - 12 Yrs 800m Freestyle), Lucy Pollard (6th - 14 Yrs 800m Freestyle), Elizabeth Russell (7th - 12 Yrs 800m Freestyle), Evie Murdoch (7th - 13 Yrs 800m Freestyle), Niamh Morris (7th - 14 Yrs 800m Freestyle)

Finalists 4th - 8th Place (5)
Jolie McGreavy (4th - 12 Yrs 200m Individual Medley), Joshua Sutcliffe (5th - 12 Yrs 50m Butterfly), Elizabeth Russell (6th - 12 Yrs 50m Breaststroke), Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (6th - 13 Yrs 50m Butterfly), Freya Johnson (8th - 12 Yrs 50m Breaststroke)

Well Done!! Emoji

Only 1 Day to go, keep it up!

Pictures and results from the week can be viewed by clicking the links below;

Welsh Summer Open Meet 2017 - Day 5

Day 5 and still going strong and our biggest representation at the finals session this evening.

Silvers, Bronze Medals & 15 Final Swims (12 finals where swimmers converted from heat to final).  


63 PB's out of 83 Swims.

Silver Medallists (2)
Freya Johnson (12 Yrs 100m Butterfly), Lara Thomson (12 Yrs 200m Backstroke)

Bronze Medallists (2)
Jolie Mc Greavy (12 Yrs 100m Butterfly), Lara Thomson (12 Yrs 400m Freestyle)

HDW 4th - 8th Places (10)

Ben Shelton (4th - 13Yrs 400m IM), Freya Johnson (4th - 12 Yrs 400m Freestyle), Jamie Broome (4th - 15 Yrs 400m IM), Harry Milner (5th - 13 Yrs 400m IM), Elliott Watkins (6th - 12 Yrs 400m IM), Niamh Carroll (6th - 12 Yrs 400m Freestyle), Dominic Mathias (7th - 12 Yrs 400m IM), Jolie McGreavy (7th - 12 Yrs 400m Freestyle), Jack Senior (8th - 13 Yrs 400m IM), Lucy Pollard (8th - 14 Yrs 400m Freestyle)


Finalists 4th - 8th Place (12)

Jolie McGreavy (4th - 12 Yrs 200m Backstroke), Elliott Watkins (5th - 12 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Harry Milner (5th - 13 Yrs 50m Freestyle), Elizabeth Russell (6th - 12 Yrs 100m Butterfly), Lara Thomson (6th - 12 Yrs 100m Butterfly), Niamh Carroll (6th - 12 Yrs 200m Backstroke),  Ben Shelton (7th - 13 Yrs 50m Freestyle), Faith Blain (7th - 13 Yrs 100m Butterfly), Harry Milner (7th - 13 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Jacob Goodison (7th - 14 Yrs 200m Butterfly), James Robinson (7th - 12 Yrs 200m Butterfly), Ben Shelton (8th - 13 Yrs 200m Butterfly)


Well Done!! Emoji


Day 5 pictures will be online soon.  Enjoy!


The Welsh Summer Nationals Team


Pictures and results from the week can be viewed by clicking the links below;

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Welsh Summer Open Meet 2017 - Day 4

Another awesome day at Welsh nationals.


1 Golds, Silvers & 3 Bronze Medals.  8 Final Swims (6 finals where swimmers converted from heat to final).


58 PB's out of 70 Swims


StarGold Medallists (1)Star

Elliott Watkins (12 Yrs 100m Breaststroke)


Silver Medallists (2)

Emilio Paniagua - Gutierrez (13 Yrs 200m IM), Lara Thomson (12 Yrs 400m IM)


Bronze Medallists (3)

Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (13 Yrs 100m Breaststroke), Jacob Goodison (14 Yrs 100m Breaststroke), Jolie McGreavy (12 Yrs 100m Freestyle)


HDW 4th - 8th Places (7)

Freya Johnson (4th - 12 Yrs 400m IM), Ben Shelton (5th - 13 Yrs 400m Freestyle), Elizabeth Russell (5th - 12 Yrs 400m IM), Harry Milner (6th - 13 Yrs 400m Freestyle), Lucy Pollard (6th - 14 Yrs 400m IM), Niamh Carroll (7th - 12 Yrs 400m IM), Emilio Paniagua-Gutierrez (8th - 13 Yrs 400m Freestyle)


Finalists 4th - 8th Place (7)

Ben Shelton (8th - 13 Yrs 200m IM), Elliott Watkins (8th - 12 Yrs 200m IM), Lara Thomson (8th - 12 Yrs 100m Freestyle)


Well Done!! Emoji


Day 4 pictures are now online.  Enjoy!


The Welsh Summer Nationals Team


Pictures and results from the week can be viewed by clicking the links below;