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BOSTON OPEN MEET NOW FULL

Many thanks for all the interest in the forthcoming Boston Open Meet. 

We are now full and unable to accept any more entries.

Celebrating 20 years with BASC

During Sunday’s Club Championships, Head Coach Ian Wells was presented with a decanter and glass set, recognising 20 years dedicated and loyal service to Boston Amateur Swimming Club.

Club Chairman Pete Hockerston and Club President Guy Dix presented Ian with the gift on behalf of the BASC Committee and swimmers.

Many thanks to Emma Webster for the photos.

More records go at Club Championships

The final weekend of the 2017 Club Championships was another successful one for Boston ASC swimmers.

Over 80 swimmers competed over the weekend, from our new Junior swimmers all the way up to competition-experienced Performance squad, with many PBs and County Qualifying Times achieved.

Twenty-six more Club Records were broken, with some standing from Club Championships held back in the 1980s. In the girls 9 years age group, Ocean Orrey gained the 200m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle and 100m Butterfly records, while Lola Whitaker added the 200m Breastroke and 200m Butterfly to the three she gained on the first weekend. Amelia Ridge also had a successul weekend in the 10 years age group, with records coming in the 200m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke and 50m Freestyle events. Harley Maddison gained the 15 years 50m Backstroke record, while Kieva Clegg added a further 7 records in this age group in the 200m Backstroke, 200m Freestyle, 50m, 100m and 200m Butterfly, 200m Breaststroke and 100m IM.

In the boys category, eight-year-old Oscar Goldsmith was our youngest new record-holder, in the 50m Fly, while 11-year-old Jack Robinson gained a record in the same event.

12-year-old Rico Bringeman earned himself three more records in the 200m Freestyle and 100m and 200m Butterfly, with Edvards Millers breaking the 30 second mark in the 50m Freestyle event in this age group. Thirteen-year-old Cavan Chambers achieved two Club Championship records in the 200m Breaststroke and 50m Freestyle.

Full results are available on the Club Championship page. Thanks to everyone involved in the running of the event – officials, volunteers and backroom staff.

Boston Open Meet 2017 – now open for entries

The 13th annual Boston Open Meet is now open for entries. This year the meet will be held on 18th and 19th November 2017 at the Meres Leisure Centre, Trent Road, Grantham.

It is anticipated that, like in previous years, that the Meet will fill quickly. To avoid disappointment get your entries in as soon as possible.

For more information and Meet details visit the Open Meet webpage or email bostonswimmingclubweb@gmail.com

The Sportsystem Entry File is also available via email request to the above email address.

 

Successful first weekend at Club Championships

It’s been a good first weekend at the 2017 Boston ASC Club Championships with plenty of Personal Bests, County Qualifying Times and Club Championship records being broken.

It was again the girls who broke the most records with 15-year-old Kieva Clegg breaking all five records in the events competed over the weekend – 400m Free, 800m Free, 100m Breast, 200m IM and 400m IM.

In the nine-years age group Lola Whitaker broke three records in the 800m Free, 100m Breast and 400m IM. Ocean Orrey also gained a record in the 400m Free and also broke the previous 800m Free and 400m IM records to finish in second place to Lola.

10-year-old Amelia Ridge lost her 9-years record in 800m Free but gained the record in her current age group and also the 400m Free.

Twelve-year-old Rico Bringeman made sure the boys were represented in the record breaking – smashing the 1500m Free record with a very impressive 18.18.4. He also gained records in the 400m Free, 200m IM and 400m IM.

Full results are available here.

The next weekend of competition takes place on Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd July 2017. We are still looking for donations of raffle or tombola prizes and also if anyone would like to have a go at time keeping please put your name on the noticeboard list.

Reminder – Please bring all outstanding trophies

There are still a number of trophies from the 2016 Club Championships that need to be returned ahead of the 2017 event.

A list of outstanding trophies is on the noticeboard. Please ensure these are returned to Sue Pearce by this Friday (June 9th), cleaned and engraved.

Many thanks.

Raffle and tombola prizes needed!

The deadline for the 2017 Boston Club Championships has now passed and we are justĀ  two weeks away to the first weekend of competition.

As always, we will be needing your help in putting together the raffle and tombola stall! Please can you help by donating some prizes for these stalls.

Please whatever you can spare, even if its only small, you can give it to Michele Ingamells at the pool, or Michele via the website or Facebook page.

We are looking into having somewhere for parents to drop prizes off at the pool.

Your help is gratefully received!