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Urgent Call for Officials - 14 Oct 2022 at Millfield
5 more officials are needed for a distance session on Friday evening to run as planned. View details.
Somerset County Novice Competition and Championships 2022
1 Oct 2022 - Station Road Pool, Taunton.
Our thanks go to everyone who supported the event, our first since 2019. View results in Alyson Bashford report.
National County Teams Championships 2022
2 Oct 2022 - Ponds Forge, Sheffield
This event is one of the highlights of the short course swimming season. More great performances enabled Somerset to place 9th out of the 20 Counties competing in Division 1.
Our thanks go to the Coaches and Team Managers accompanying the team: Rachel Aldington, Pat Leaman, Jasper Lye, Neil Chambers (President) and Chris Metcalfe
View the news item with stream replay and results. View Neil's photos from the event.
Somerset ASA Development Meet 2022
1 & 2 October 2022 at Millfield.
We are extremely grateful to our Meet team, Coaches, Team Managers, Officials, Volunteers and Parents for helping us deliver another successful Development Meet.
Download full Meet results with splits.
Individual event results from the weekend are also available to view here and by
Somerset ASA Swimming Championships 2023
View news item releasing Qualifying Times. Please note the 17y/o 50m Fly time is incorrect and 50m fly times are under review. An updated version will be published on receipt.
County Development Programmes
On 6 Oct we emailed to the named parent who accepted the swimmer invite, the joining instructions for both swimmer and parent for the 9 October Zoom meeting (10am start).
The earlier email we sent on 2 Oct
- included details of the topics we will cover in the first 90 minute online session
- announced special guest Lauren Quigley, an ex-international medal winning swimmer who will be supporting this session, and
- included a letter and athlete induction pack.
Please share this news with the selected swimmers in your Clubs.
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The closing date for parents of a group of talented 11 Yr and 12 Yr olds to accept or decline selection invitations for a County Development Programme has now passed.
Face to Face Camp dates: 29 October 2022 and 21 May 2023 at Millfield.
Online camp dates: now 9 Oct 2022 at 10am and on 25 Feb 2023 at 10am - 1.5 hr duration each
Applications for Skills Coach roles have closed.
Please follow the CDP link.
The numbers of swimmers invited also reflects the number of Team Manager / Assistants who wish to support the Programme.
Assistant Team Manager
View details and how to apply for a remunerated Assistant Team Manager role. Apply now.
to run camps.
View stream replays, programme, results and reports where available from:
- National County Team Championships 2022 Division 1 (2 Oct, Sheffield)
Div 1 featured Somerset, Div 2
- 8th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships (30 Aug to 4 Sep, Lima, Peru)
Schedule, results and streams
- European Aquatics Championships
- Swim England Open Water National Age Group Championships (10 Aug 2022, Rotherham)
- Swim England Speedo National Summer Meet 2022 (5 to 9 Aug 2022, Sheffield)
Reports from Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5
- Swim Wales Summer Open Meet (3 to 7 Aug, Swansea)
- Commonwealth Games (29 Jul to 3 Aug, Birmingham)
Swimming & Para-Swimming Reports from: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6
- European Youth Artistic Swimming Championships (28 to 31 Jul, Montceau-les-Mines)
- European Youth Olympic Festival (25 to 29 Jul, Slovakia)
- British Summer Championships (22 to 28 Jul, Sheffield)
Reports from Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6
- Scottish Summer Meet (14 to 17 Jul, Aberdeen)
- European Junior Championships
- 19th FINA World Championships (Budapest 2022):
- Swim England South West Open Water Championships (2 Jul, Cotswold Water Park)
- World Para Swimming Championships (12 to 18 Jun. Madeira).
- Swim England South West Summer Championships (30 Apr, 1 & 2 May, Plymouth)
Age Groups: 23/24 Apr (Millfield), 7/8 May (Hengrove)
- Swim Wales National Championships (15 to 18 Apr, Swansea).
- Scottish National Age Group Championships (13 to 17 Apr, Glasgow)
- British Swimming Championships (5 to 10 Apr, Sheffield) Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6.
- Somerset ASA Championships (25m: 16 Jan, 50m: 22/23 /29/30 Jan, 5/6 Feb, Millfield).
Event list by session (opens in new window).
Reports: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | (Day 6 and Day 7 to follow).
Apologies for any record holder dates, names and times on the Hy-tek print outs which may have been shown incorrectly.
25 Oct 2021 news item contained the Qualifying Times, Para-Swimming Multi-Classification QTs, the Event Programme and Entry Conditions.
[If there are any newsworthy omissions in the daily reports and analysis of many thousands of swims, it is unintentional. Please let us know if you spot any].
Officials are still needed to support the
- Millfield & Team Bath AS L2 SC Meet (14-16 Oct at Millfield): the distance session on Friday evening and for the final sessions on Saturday and Sunday. View news item.
- the Masters Open Meet (9 Oct at Millfield). If you can help as either Recorder or one of Officials / Timekeepers needed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
With a lot of Somerset clubs seeking to license their championships or running Meets, please contact us if you are ever short of officials so we can publicise any opportunities via our website and social media.
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