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National Masters Medal Haul

National Masters Medal Haul

A good weekend for the Master Swimmers who took part in the Nationals in Sheffield Gold 100m Back and 200 m Back Carolyn Irving 50 m Breast – Sally Shields Silver 100m Breast – Sally Shields Bronze 100m Fly and 50m Fly – Susan Teale 50m Back – Carolyn Irving 200m Back – Stephen Bottomley   There was a number of excellent swims from: Beatrix Langara -50m Breast -7th, 200m breast -6th, 100m Breast -5th Caroline Marsh -50m Breast -8th, 100 IM -7th, 100m Breast -6th Susan Teale -100m Free -5th and 50m free 4th Stephen Bottomley – 1500m -4th, […]

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NER Master Results and Records

NER Master Results and Records

The BOK Masters results at the NER meet held at Harrogate on 23rd September can be found using the link below. https://www.swimmingresults.org/mastersdata/results/?y=2018&v=4&c=5D109D27-E67F-4841-BB1A-BECB5B28DCBD&cl=Borough+of+Kirklees+SC The following were new BOK Masters records :-   Mens 400m freestyle 45-49yrs Sean O’Flaherty               4.58.83 old rec Keith Grimshaw        5.33.16   2002 Mens 200m freestyle 40-44yrs Stewart Worthy                2.11.75 old rec Martin Andersen       2.16.96   2015 Mens 200m breaststroke 40-44yrs Stewart Worthy                2.45.15 old rec Kevan Brown           2.46.82   2001 Mens 100m breaststroke 40-44yrs Stewart Worthy                1.15.57 old rec Kevan Brown           1.16.02   2002 Ladies 100m […]

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Windermere End to End

Windermere End to End

On September 2nd, 3 members of BOK Masters took part in Windermere End to End which is 11 miles. Stephen Bottomley came 3rd in a time of 4hrs 18 mins. Zoe Jackson and Nick Overton swam togther and finished in 6 hours 9 mins.  

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European Masters

European Masters

Carolyn Irvine took part in the European Masters Championships in Slovinia In September with the following results :- 55 – 59 yrs 200m backstroke 7th 3.12.98 50m        ”            8th     40.02 Full results can be found below……. https://emc2018.microplustiming.com/swimming/index_web.php

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BOK and ASA FEES

BOK and ASA FEES

The BOK and ASA Membership fees are available on the website here

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Fantastic results at the Great North Swim

Fantastic results at the Great North Swim

3 Masters swimmers competed in the Great North Swim in Lake Windermere recently. Cath Sharp competed in the 1 mile swim and did a big PB of 29.54, finishing for the first time in under 30 minutes. Rachel Hinchliffe did the 2 miler in 57.19, smashing her aim to go under the hour. Stephen Bottomley competed in the 5k with another big PB finishing in a speedy 1 hour 9 mins and 47 seconds. They also raced in the team event 3x1k event finishing 8th out of 25. Well done all!

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Results from Yorkshire Masters

Results from Yorkshire Masters

45 Gold, 35 Silver and 26 Bronze medals were won by us and 19 records were broken at the Yorkshire Masters Championships with Sally Shields breaking her own British record again!!! Well done everyone. 50m Fly 60-64 yrs old record    Graham Hodgson  35.55  2014 new record   Brian Godfrey        32.81 100m Fly  60-64 yrs new record    Graham Hodgson  1.25.35 50m Back  60-64 yrs old record    Graham Hodgson  39.46  2014 new record   Brian Godfrey        36.86 100m Back  Men 18-24 yrs old record  Jack Stokes            1.05.39 2012 new record Jamie Brown          1.01.89 40-44 yrs old record   Sean O’Flaherty    1.10.55 2014 new   ”             ”          […]

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GB Masters to be held in Manchester

GB Masters to be held in Manchester

One of our limited opportunities to swim long course, the GB Masters will this year be held in Manchester June 12th-14th. The closing date is May 21st. Please inform Wendy if you intend to swim.   https://www.swimming.org/asa/calendar/british-masters-and-senior-age-group-championships-2015

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European Masters 2016

European Masters 2016

The European Masters in May next year is to be held at the Olympic pool in London. The event will be held, for the first time, alongside the elite swimmers’ event at the same venue. The event schedule is not available yet however, you can register for the newsletters here: https://euroaquatics2016.london/event-guide-masters/

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John Levick 12th in Long Distance Duathlon at European Championships

John Levick 12th in Long Distance Duathlon at European Championships

Our long distance enthusiast John finished in 12th position at  ETU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon Championships held in Horst, Netherlands on 12/04/2015. He completed the race is 3 hours 9 mins and 22 seconds – the long distant event consists of a 10km run, a 60km bike and then another 10km run. Well done John.

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