East Regional Masters Championships 2017
Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2017-10-03 10:11:51
Last weekend saw masters swimmer CLaire Massey compete at the East Regional Masters Championships in Newmarket. Claire came away with 2 golds in the 50m Butterfly and 100m Backstroke, Silver in the 50m Backstroke (beaten by 0.1 second) and 7th in the 50m free. Well done Claire!
Welsh Nationals 2017
Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2017-09-01 10:18:00
The Welsh Nationals were held in Swansea from the 31st July until the 6th August. This year Cheshunt had 3 swimmers competing, Zane Batt plus Tegan & Callum Wollaston. Between them they would be swimming 32 events over the 7 days.
Monday saw the boys first in the pool with 100m FS. Zane started off as he intended with a PB of 1.02.56 finishing 14th. Callum also set a PB of 57.06 in the heat which got him into the final in which he finished 4th. The 200m BK was also a strong event for the boys with both making the finals. Zane finished 5th in a time of 2.27.27 and Callum set another PB in 2.21.44 again in 4th place.
Tegan joined the boys on day 2 with a great seasons best time of 2.14.99 in the 200m FS coming 14th. Zane swam a PB of 38.10 for the 50m BR and Callum came 10th in the 100m FLY in 1.04.60.
Wednesday saw the boys in the 200m FS. Zane set another great PB of 2.17.58 coming 14th with Callum doing the same in the heat with 2.04.69 and just missing out again on a medal in the final with 4th place. Thursday hotted up with a second session before the finals. Zane set 3 more PBs in the 100m BR 1.25.75, 200m IM 2.38.61 and 400m FS where he swam a brilliant race coming 10th in a time of 4.46.88. Likewise Callum set high standards with PBs in the 200m IM just missing out on the final in 9th place, and again showing his strength in the 400m FS event getting on the podium in 3rd place in 4.26.81. Tegan also swam a seasons best in the 100m FS 1.03.73 and 400m IM 5.36.31.
Session 1 on Friday saw the 50m FS with Zane in great form with a PB of 28.87 and Callum yet again just missing out on the final with a PB of 26.84. Tegan also impressed with her 100m FLY and 200m BK. The 2nd session saw the 400m FS for Tegan and 400m IM for Zane. Both finished 11th in times of 4.49.83 & 5.33.69.
Saturday morning saw Callum gain his favourite position of 9th in the 50m FLY 28.83 but both Zane & Callum progressed through to the final of the 100m BK. Tegan also swam a great 800m FS finishing in 9.44.10 taking 7th place. The finals session on the Saturday saw both Zane & Callum step a level in their finals and lower their PBs with Zane 2nd in 1.05.78 & Callum 3rd in 1.04.25.
The final day of competition saw all 3 swimmers in the pool. The 50m FS saw Tegan with another seasons best of 29.51 and again both Zane & Callum progressed to the final in the 50m BK. Not to be outdone Tegan also qualified for the final in the 200mFLY. Inbetween the heats and finals both boys were involved in the gruelling 1500m FS. Zane was first up and set out on a good pace. He continued to grow in strength through the race and finished in a brilliant PB of 18.52.11 only just missing out on a medal by less than a second. Callum was next up and seeded in 3rd place. He went out strongly and had to swim the race on his own as by 200m he was 2 body lengths in front. He continued to pace the race well and finished strongly in a great PB of 17..22.62 taking the gold medal. The final finals session saw Zane & Callum again in the pool in the 50m BK. Both boys yet again finished with new PBs of 31.17 & 30.34 just missing out on medals with both in 4th place. Tegan lowered her heat time in the 200m FLY coming 6th in 2.44.02.
The whole week was a tremendous success with 20 PBs and 4 season best times out of the 32 events swam by the Cheshunt swimmers. It was also great to be joined by Henry Roberts (Hertford), Daniel English (Hitchin), Ceri Heard (Watford), Anna Fallon (Team Luton) and Jessica Keogh plus Gemma Hanson (Hatfield), all of whom swam a variety of events over the 7 days.
AGM Meeting - 25th June 2017
Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2017-06-12 11:39:25
Annual General Meeting
This year’s Club AGM will be held on the 25th June at The Laura Trott Leisure Centre between 4.15pm and 6pm.
We would like to encourage as many parents as possible to attend as ultimately this is your club and we would like you to have a say in how it’s run.
We are always looking for people to help out so if you think you can help, even in the smallest way with the running of the club, please speak to any member of the committee or the coaching team.
We hope to see you there.
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Chairman – Mark Nelson
Vice Chairman – Vacant
Secretary – Suzanne Bailey
Treasurer - Karen Armitage
Welfare Officer – Evelyn Pope
Club Champs Co-ordinator – Claire Pawson
ASA Registration Officer – Sophie Lush
Fixtures Secretary – Vacant
Head Coach - Paul Wollaston
Social/Fundraising Secretary – Sam Evans
Tadpole Coordinator - Ryan James
CURRENT CLUB OFFICERS
Officials Coordinator – Ann-Marie Keenan
Membership Secretary – Jackie Coe
Vice Treasurer – Jenny Griffin
Junior Squad Rep – Vacant
Sharks Squad Rep – Vacant
Dolphins Squad Rep - Vacant
Nomination of Committee Members need to be with Suzanne Bailey by the 18th June 2017.
As a club we do rely on the goodwill and help of parents. We extend huge thanks to those that are stepping down from their roles and we welcome a new Treasurer and Vice Treasurer, Debbie Willett and Nicola Goldsmith We are also grateful to Jenny Treglohan for becoming our Fixtures Secretary. The new committee members will formally be voted onto the Committee at the AGM. There are a lot of things that need to be done behind the scenes and the more parents who are willing to help then the better it will be for the swimmers.
We are particularly looking for a parent to join the committee as a our Club Champs Co-Ordinator and as our ASA Registration Officer which are becoming vacant. Please speak to a committee member or email Suzanne at email@example.com if you think you could commit to either of these roles.
Annual General Meeting
25th June 2017 4.15pm-6pm
The Laura Trott Leisure Centre, Cheshunt
1. Minutes of Previous AGM
2. Matters arising from Previous AGM meeting
3. Hon Secretary’s Report
4. Hon Treasurer’s Report
5. Election of Officers
6. Head Coach’s Report
7. Any Other Business
8. Date of Next Meeting
Regional Championships Weekend 1
Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2017-05-19 18:18:19
The bank holiday weekend saw Cheshunt swimmers involved in the Regional Championships held at The Inspire pool in Luton. Teams from all over the East Region came together for the event with swimmers from Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Essex as well as Hertfordshire.
Cheshunt had 8 swimmers involved over 3 days in a total of 21 events. Session 1 saw Tegan Wollaston, Emily Lush & Callum Wollaston in action. Tegan took on the grueling 200m Butterfly and the 400m Freestyle posting respectable time in both. Emily started off what would be an excellent weekend for her with a PB in the 50m Freestyle with Callum in similar form with PBs in both the 50m Backstroke and 100m Butterfly.
Session 2 also saw Daniel Lush compete in the 100m FS with a seasons best as did Megan Pope in the 50m Breaststroke. Callum was back in for the 400m IM and again he lowered his PB with a strong swim. The final session of the day saw Emily, Megan along with Chloe Berko-BoatengAnd Courtney Burke take part in the 4x100m Freestyle Relay. All 4 girls swam excellent legs and they improved their seeding as well as going faster than their entry times.
Day 2, session 4 was Callum’s turn for the gruelling 200m Butterfly followed by the 400m Freestyle. Again strong swims saw him achieve PBs in both events. Emily continued her great weekend with a PB in the 50m Backstroke. Session 5 saw Daniel lower his 50m Freestyle PB and Emily had a strong swim in the 100m Freestyle. Callum did the 400m Freestyle and again lowered his PB with a well-paced swim. The final session of the day saw Emily, Chloe, Courtney as well as Mille Clark compete in the girls Medley Relay. All four girls swam fantastic legs to improve their rankings by 3 places with every one of them swimming below their PBs.
The final day of competition saw Tegan set a seasons best in the 200m Freestyle, Callum a PB in his 200m Freestyle and Emily finished off her fantastic weekend with 2 further PBs in the 100m Backstroke and the 50m Butterfly.
The weekend was a great success for the Cheshunt swimmers and was a culmination of the hard work they have put into their training over the past 6 months. Cheshunt has 6 of its younger swimmers in action in 27 events at their Regional Championships at the end of the month at UEA in Norwich.
PBs Galore At Harlow Development Open Meet
Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2017-03-11 15:26:10
On Saturday 4th March 2017, 30 of our swimmers competed in the Harlow Development Meet. In what was a very competitive and enjoyable meet our swimmers finished the day with a total of 34 top 6 finishes.
Competing in 102 races between them, they completed the evening with 5 golds, 2 silver and 7 bronze. 62 personal bests were achieved and 9 races were competed in for the first time by various swimmers.
Daniel Williams, 9, who was competing in his first open meet, came 15th in 50m backstroke (58.56), 9th in the 50m breaststroke (1.05.02) and 16th in the 50m freestyle (49.24).
Darcy McMullins, 9, was also competing in her first open meet saw really good swims where she finished 19th in the 50m breaststroke (1.00.34) and 20thin the 50m backstroke (55.72).
Kai Fellows, 9, brought home bronze in the 50m butterfly (48.71) which was the first time he competed in this event. He also gained new PB’s in both the 50m backstroke (47.96) where he finished 6th and 50m freestyle (44.63) where he finished 7th, he also came 6th in the 50m breaststroke (58.99).
Kevin Moldovan, 9, saw new PB’s in all his events where he finished joint 1st in the 50m backstroke (46.19), 11th in the 50m breaststroke (1.07.22) and bronze in the 50m freestyle (41.58).
Ela-Rose Bowmaker, 9, who also saw 3 new PB’s brought home the first gold of the night in the 50m freestyle (38.89); she then came 6th in the 50m breaststroke (56.02), 9th in the 50m backstroke (49.55).
Sasha Coltman, 9, gained new PB’s in the50m freestyle (41.43) where she finished 6th, she then finished 4th in the 50m breaststroke (55.17) and 7th in the 50m backstroke (49.36)
Grace Sofokleous-Ames , 9,acheived new PB’s in the 50m freestyle (44.81) where she finished 17th, 50m breaststroke (56.23) where she finished where she finished 7thand 50m backstroke (51.66) where she finished 12th.
Amy Burgess, 9, earned new PB’s in the 50m freestyle (46.47) where she finished 18th and 50 breaststroke (57.47) where she finished 8th, Amy also competed in the 50m backstroke (57.85) where she finished 22nd.
Charlotte Williams, 10, saw big PB’s in all her events where she finished 6th in the 50m freestyle (39.76), 4th in the 50m breaststroke (50.33), 6th 50m backstroke (45.05). Charlotte then won bronze in her final event of the night in the 50m butterfly (47.64).
Ashlee Willett, 10, competed in the 100m individual medley (1.49.10) for the first time where she finished 13, she also swam in the 50m freestyle (44.60) where she finished 22nd and 50m backstroke (53.02) where she finished 16th.
Emily Pym, 10, gained new PB’s in both the 50m freestyle (46.69) where she finished 10th and 50m breaststroke (1.03.13) where she finished 18th.
Frecia Radzi-Goldsmith, 10, saw PB’s achieved when she finished 12th in the 100m individual medley (2.00.34), 21st in the 50m freestyle (45.97), 50m breaststroke (1.07.11). Frecia also competed in the 50m butterfly (1.05.12) where she finished 12th.
Igor Mordeja, 10, took home gold in the 50m breaststroke (49.57) and bronze in the 50m backstroke (43.11), he also finished 4th in the 50m freestyle (37.77) where he gained his third PB of the night.
Max Coltman, 10, took home sliver in the 50m backstroke (42.58), he then gained 3 further PB’s in the 50m butterfly (47.71) where he finished 5th and 100m individual medley (1.39.27) where he finished 7th. Max then won bronze in both the 50m breaststroke (50.80) and 50m freestyle (37.73).
Miray Snowdon, 10, gained 2 new PB’s in the 50m freestyle (48.69) where she finished 26th and 50m breaststroke (1.00.11) where she finished 17. Miray also competed in the 50m backstroke (57.13) finishing 19th.
Sam Safavi-Zadeh, 10, achieved new PB’s in both the 50m backstroke (44.59) where he finished 4th and 100m individual medley (1.39.26) where he finished 6th. Sam also got his second 6th place of the night in the 50m breaststroke (53.37) and 7th in the 50m freestyle (41.61).
Natalia Brodowska, 10, gained 2 new PB’s in both of her events; the first of these came in the 50m freestyle (42.52) where she finished 13th and 50m backstroke (51.25) where she finished 12th.
Indya Bowmaker, 11, achieved 3 big PB’s, the first came in the 50m, freestyle (38.42) where she finished 5th, Indya then finished 4th in the 50m breaststroke (49.43) and 9th in the 50m backstroke (47.77).
Jake Evans, 11, came 6th in the 50m butterfly (45.10), 7th in the 50m backstroke (43.89) and 5th in the 50m freestyle (37.99).
Katie Burgess, 11, gained a new PB in the 50m freestyle (44.52) where she finished 21st, she also competed in the 50m backstroke (53.13) where she finished 18th.
Simran Misir, 11, achieved a new PB in the 100m individual medley (1.43.26) where she finished 12th. Simran also finished 16th in the 50m freestyle (41.14) and 6th in the 50m breaststroke (49.34).
Victoria Townsend, 11, earned a big PB in the 100m individual medley (1.41.43) where she finished 10th, Victoria then finished 11th in the 50m freestyle (40.16), she then gained her second PB of the night when she finished 13th in the 50m backstroke (49.45).
Emilia Gitev, 12, achieved 3 PB’s, the first of these came in the 50m freestyle (40.67) where she came 16th, she then followed this up with 8th place in the 50m breaststroke (48.43) and 13th place in the 50m backstroke (47.45).
Evie Brown, 12, the girl’s junior captain also gained 3 PB’s on the night, the first of these was in the 50m freestyle (35.10) where she finished 5th. Evie then got the first of 2 medals on the night when she won bronze in the 50m breaststroke (46.33), in her final even she took home silver in the 50m butterfly (41.01).
Luis Fitzgerald, 12, achieved PB’s in the 50m backstroke (46.86) where he finished 10th, he finished 6th in the 50m breaststroke (50.14) and 10th again this time in the 50m freestyle (39.03).
Lylia Radzi-Goldsmith, 12, gained new PB’s in the 100m individual medley (1.54.71) and 50m freestyle where she finished 12thin both events, Lylia then finished 14th in the 50m backstroke (52.04), she then gained a third PB on the night when she finished 11th in the 50m butterfly (57.23).
Rohan Misir, 12, finished 8th in both the 50m backstroke (45.67) and 100m individual medley (1.38.66) which saw him gain a new PB. He then finished 5th in the 50m breaststroke (49.96) and 9th in the 50m freestyle (38.48).
Alex Smith, 13, gained 3 new PB’s on the night; the first of these was in the 50m backstroke (46.59) where he finished 9th, he then finished 7th in the 100m individual medley (1.43.85) and 10th in the 50m breaststroke (53.11). In his final event Alex finished 13th in the 50m freestyle (39.90)
Jack Pym, 13, achieved a new PB in the 100m individual medley (1.34.13) where he finished 4th. He then came 13th in the 50m breaststroke (46.43) and 8th in the 50m freestyle (34.23).
Olivia Morey, 13, earned PB’s in all of her events; the first of these was in the 100m individual medley (1.33.22) where she won gold, Olivia then came 6th in the 50m breaststroke (54.51), she then won her second gold of the night in the 50m butterfly (47.30)
Assistant Head Coach Richard Walker said it was a fantastic effort by all the swimmers tonight, they should all be proud of what they have achieved. To get so many personal bests on the night shows that the training and hard work is paying off. As a club we are moving in the right direction and this shows with the amount of swimmers that we brought to this meet, it is extremely positive for the future".
County Championships 2017
Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2017-02-01 22:49:57
Last weekend Cheshut SC started their campaign at the Hertfordshire County Championships held at The Venue, Borehamwood. 15 swimmers took to the water in over 40 individual events. Of these swims Cheshunt SC had 16 Finalists with Zane Batt coming away as County Champion in the 100m Backstroke and Dayna Shepperson picked up 3rd place in the 100m Breaststroke in their respective age groups.