We hold our annual club championships in June/July each year over the course of three weekends. It is a condition of membership that everyone enters and swims in the Club Championship and squad places maybe withdrawn if no swims are recorded. It is also an opportunity for our teachers and coaches to assess individual swimmers progress and will be used to help when deciding squad moves and team selection.
At the club championships, all 50m events and above will use the touch pads (AOE-Automated Officiating Equipment). Please note that times and places displayed on these are an indication only and final placing and timings will be decided by the referee.
Hertford S.C. has again licensed this years championships to ensure that all 50m races and above can be recorded in the British Swimming rankings for entry into the County Championships and will again pay the additional fee for each swim, so it is free to enter. Please remember that younger swimmers can also enter the Junior championship (this is a good opportunity for 9 year olds and above to record times in 200m free and medley and also 50m in all stokes).
15th July 2017, John Warner, Hoddesdon
R3 of Club Championships saw another exciting night of racing.
On the night there were 142PBs from 203 swims = 70%.
2 Club Records and 3 Championship Records. Ashley Ransome broke her own 50 Breaststroke Club Record and Championship Record and also broke the 100 Free Club Record which had stood for 21 years and set a new Championship Record. Leonardo Malagoli recorded a Championship Record in the Junior 50 Breaststroke.
There were a further 6 CQT times recorded and 9 Consideration times. Winter Regional times were set by Ashley in the 100 Free and 50 Breaststroke and Sarah O’Brien in the 50 Breaststroke.
Over the three weekends there were 504PBs from 672 swims (75%), 5 Club Records and one swim equalling a Club Record, 6 Championship Records, 18 County QTs and 21 Consideration times plus 10 Winter Regional QTs.
Congratulations to Leonardo on winning Ben's trophy for the outstanding Club Champs Junior swimmer.
This is for beating Ben's Junior Club Champs 50m Breaststroke record.
Well done to all of the competitors and a special thanks to all of the officials and poolside helpers for making the whole championship programme run so smoothly.