Congratulations to our Leeds swimmers!

This season has been one of our most successful seasons for many years.

Great Britain has taken teams to the European Youth Olympic Festival, European Junior Championships and World Youth Championships; Leeds has had a representative on each team and contributed to the medals table in each competition. At the world Youth Championships Sophie Taylor broke the women’s senior 100m Breaststroke record 1.07.36 on the way to winning a silver medal. Leeds’s first senior record since James Hickman.

Domestically we have started to see Leeds swimmer make Senior finals at the British Championships and make the podium. Our youngsters have broken into the Top 25 in the “Open” rankings which is a good sign of the depth coming through the program. Finishing Top Club and Top Girls at National Age Groups with 10 different swimmers medalling and making finals the program is starting to show more depth. The Youth swimmers finished 2nd in the Girls and 5th overall. l Hopefully the next several years we will continue to build with the depth of the youngsters coming through.

Championship Events

World Junior Championships Dubai, August 2013

1 British Senior Record Women’s 100m Breaststroke 1.07.36

3 British Junior (17) Records

Women’s 100m Breaststroke 1.07.36 & 1.07.76

Women’s 50m Breaststroke 31.38

2 Silver Medals- 100m Breaststroke & 4 x 100 Medley Relay

1 Bronze – 50m Breaststroke

European Junior Championships July 2012, Poznan, Poland

Linda Shaw                                      Bronze           4 x 100 Freestyle Relay

European Youth Olympic Festival, Holland

Georgia Coates                                Bronze           4 x 100m Freestyle Team

                                                            6th                    400m Freestyle

British International Meet, Leeds, March 2013

4 Senior Finalists

11 Junior Finalists

National Senior Championships, Sheffield June 2013

3 Bronze Medals

1 Final

2 Semi Finals

National Youth Championships, Sheffield July 2013 Open Championships

2nd Top Girls                                                                                                  1 Bronze Medal

5th Top Team                                                                                                 2 Final Placing’s

1 Gold

2 Silver

4 Bronze

15 Finals Placing’s 4th – 10th

19 Semi Finalists

National Age Group Championships, Sheffield July 2013

1st Top Team

1st Top Girls Team

13 Gold Medals

9 Silver Medals

5 Bronze Medals

18 Finalist Placing 4th – 10th

Welsh Summer Nationals, Swansea July 2013

16 Gold Medals

10 Silver Medals

12 Bronze Medals

73 Final Placings

332 Life Time Best Performances

Regional Youth & Senior Championships, May 2013

8 Golds

4 Silver

5 Bronze

27 4th -10th Finalist

Regional Age Group Championships June 2013

60 Gold medals

37 Silver medals.

23 Bronze medals

164 Finalists finishing between 4th & 10th .

 Team Events

National Age Group Team Champions 2013

National Age Group Girls Team Champions 2013

National Junior League Champions 2012-2013

6th National Arena Swimming League 2012-2013

Yorkshire Age Group Champions 2012-2013

 

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