It was a thrilling start to the Nuneaton Junior League season for Blythe Barracudas Swimming Club with 2 teams in action on the same night. Having missed out on promotion to Division 2 last season, the B team was victorious at their draw in Tamworth, finishing 23 points ahead of the second placed team to go to 2nd in the table after the first round. For the girls there were wins for 9 year old Benita John in the 25m breaststroke, 10 year olds Lara Fenner and Megan Hughes in the 50m breaststroke, 50m backstroke and 50m butterfly. Emily Worrall [...]
A glorious weekend of swimming at the Nuneaton & Bedworth Spring Open Meet led to the achievement of 13 Midland & District Qualifying Times by Blythe Barracudas Swimmers. Results link here. For the girls it was 13 year Victoria Long who shone taking gold in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle races along with gold in the 200 back and silvers in the 100m back and 200m individual medley, narrowly missing out on 3 National Qualifying Times. 12 year old Scarlett Flynn also had a superb meet achieving Midland and District qualifying times in the 100m and 200m breaststroke as [...]
No training from Saturday April 5th whilst Solihull school is shut for Easter until 28th April 2014. As always during the time when we lose the use of the pool, we are making alternative arrangements to allow everyone to continue swimming: Saturday`s at St Martins: 2-3pm development 3-4pm Juniors and seniors Sundays at Small Heath: 2.30pm to 3.30pm Development and Juniors 3.30pm to 5pm Seniors Thursdays @ Tudor Grange: 6-7pm swimmers 11 and under 7-8pm swimmers 12 and over. Please note there will be no sessions at all from Friday 18th to Monday 21st April inclusive due to Easter. Please [...]
The team sheets have been emailed out for the first round of the Nuneaton Junior League being held at Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa and Tamworth Snowdome. Please can you confirm your swimmers availability to Sue Lindsay as soon as possible.
Blythe Barracudas were well represented at the Warwickshire County Championships, with 50 swimmers taking part in the event. Held over the last 3 Saturdays at Coventry 50 metre pool, the CountyChampionships are one of the most important competitions on the swimming calendar. For the girls, 13 year old Victoria Long had a superb meet achieving first place in her age group in the British Age Group Categories based on FINA points earned during the competition. Gutsy swims earned her silver medals in the 200m freestyle and 400m freestyle as well as bronze medals in the 100m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 200m [...]
Sunday’s see a new training schedule at Small Heath on Sunday Afternoon. Full details below, on the calendar on every website page and on our training page . Development Intermediate Junior Performance Senior Performance 2:30pm to 3:30pm Small Heath Starts & Turns 2:30pm to 3:30 pm Small Heath Land Training 3:30pm to 5pm Small Heath