ASA NORTH EAST REGION
PONDS FORGE SHEFFIELD
Twelve year old Archie Dunne looked impressive as he claimed the 11/12 years 50m freestyle title in a time of 28.29 finishing over a second in front of his nearest rival.
He then went on the claim third place in the longer 100m event to place him amongst the top twelve year old freestyle swimmers in the country.
Also in the twelve years ago group Dalton Clapham had a busy programme claiming fourth place in the 200m and 400m individual medley, 200m freestyle and 50 butterfly. Showing his versatility he then went on to place fifth in the 1500m freestyle, seventh in the 50m breaststroke, eighth in the 200m breaststroke and tenth in the 100m breaststroke and 50m freestyle.
Success also came the way of fourteen year old John-Luke Hutchinson. He opened the proceedings with seventh place finish in the fourteen years 50m breaststroke and following that claimed eighth in the 100m breaststroke and ninth in the longer 200m breaststroke.
Bringing up the rear was twelve year old Archie Minto who finished in tenth place in the 11/12 years 100m butterfly. Results can be found here NER June 2015 results.
All swimmers train on the Bradford Aquatics Competition programme under the guidance of coach Sarah Fisher.
City of Bradford Swimming Club.
City of Bradford Swimming Club are delighted to announce that they have secured the services of Ian Armiger as Technical Adviser to the Club. Ian is currently a Coaching Consultant at Loughborough University but has previously held various coaching positions with the Great Britain team over many years, including being Great Britain Olympic Team Coach for London 2012. He was also Head Coach of the City of Bradford programme from 1984 - 1997 and has a great affinity for COBSC.
David Alexander, Chairman of City Bradford Swimming Club, said "Ian will work with the Club, the coaches and Bradford Council over the coming months to enhance the Coaching Scheme to ensure each swimmer has the best opportunity to achieve their full potential and to help raise the performance levels of the Club overall. His role will not only be to support & advise the coaches but also to develop the Club on a wider basis in the local area by encouraging greater engagement with local clubs.
Having Ian on board will re-energise City of Bradford Swimming Club and having been through a period of uncertainty, this news brings an end to that period which, together with confirmation of Bradford Council's ongoing support for the Coaching Scheme, secures the future of COBSC for its swimmers and allows the Club to look forward with a huge amount of confidence & excitement".