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Isaac Johnstone triumphs at National Dwarf Games

Isaac Johnstone triumphs at National Dwarf Games

Following on from Isaac’s 2.5km fundraising swim at the Swimathon in March where he and his brother raised £500 for Cancer Research, Monday 6th May saw him in Walsall for his first visit to the National Dwarf Games.  Isaac has achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism and had entered 3 events, 25m freestyle, 25m butterfly and 50m freestyle.  He swam really well and came first in both his 25m events and 2nd in the 50m freestyle and fully intends to be back next year as the event was brilliantly organised and efficiently run and Isaac enjoyed the opportunity to compete against […]

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MAY SUCCESSES FOR DISABILITY SQUAD

MAY SUCCESSES FOR DISABILITY SQUAD

On 18th May 10 members of the squad attended the North-West Regional swimming gala in Liverpool and yet again our team surpassed all expectations with every swimmer achieving a medal along with several personal bests times.  A grueling 8 hour gala rewarded the team with 7 Gold, 7 Silver and 8 Bronze medals along with Gold and Bronze in the relays.  The team are now in training for the 2019 National Partnership Swimming Competition to be held in Liverpool in September.  Alison Rank (coach) says this wonderful achievement  is only achieved by the hard work of the swimmers and  support […]

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BOK Spring Open Meet- 28th April 2019

BOK Spring Open Meet- 28th April 2019

Huddersfield Leisure CentreLevel 3 Squads competing- All BOK achieved- 58 Gold, 35 Silver, 40 Bronze and 159 additional top 8 places GOLD- Amelia Jones (2), Anya Locke (4), Archie Forrester (2), Benjamin Croft (5), Charlotte Pate, Chloe Hirst, Emily Oliver (6), Erin Scally (2), Eva Knight (7), Gracie Beaumont (2), Harry Mervill (6), Holly Pearson, Jack McClelland, James Plant, Lillie Bryant (3), Lily Hayes, Louis Cass (2), Luke Clegg (4), Molly Marsh, Rory Bryant (3), Zach Beattie (3). SILVER- Archie Forrester,  Brianna Whitworth,  Brook Folan (3) Edith Hodgson Erin Scally, Freya Charlesworth (5), Gracie Beaumont, Harry Mervill (2), Holly Pearson, […]

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Chesterfield Spring Qualifier- 6th and 7th April 2019

Chesterfield  Spring Qualifier- 6th and 7th April 2019

The Arc- MatlockLevel 3 A/B Grade Short CourseSquads competing- NP, Jp1 and Jp2 BOK achieved- At A Grade- 30 Gold, 32 Silver, 37 Bronze and 90 additional top 8 A grade places At B Grade- 29 Golds, 26 Silvers and 17 Bronzes A GRADE GOLD- Amelia Jones, Anya Locke (2), Brook Folan, Daniel Jackson (4), Eva Knight (5), Florence Hobson (2), Freya Charlesworth, Hannah Burns, Imogen Folan, Imogen Jones, Isabel Farmer, Jack McClelland (3), Kara Schuyler, Lachlan Munro (2), Samuel Jackson, Thomas Brooks (3). A GRADE SILVER- Amelia Jones (2), Anya Locke (2), Ava Garside (2), Brook Folan, Daniel Jackson […]

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Yorkshire Winter Competition 2019- Qualification times are out AND AN EVENT ADDED.

Yorkshire Winter Competition 2019- Qualification times are out AND AN EVENT ADDED.

The Qualification Times for Yorkshire Winter Competition 2019 (Short course) are now available- Please see links below. Notice that the Lower and Upper age groups are at different venues and on different weekends. The 400IM has been added to the program of events for the 11 and 12 yr old Girls and boys and all Upper age groups. https://www.yorkshireswimming.org/championships_files/2019%20Winter/YSA%20Winter%20Lower%20Age%20Comp%2019%20FINAL%20Version.pdf https://www.yorkshireswimming.org/championships_files/2019%20Winter/YSA%20Winter%20Upper%20Age%20Comp%2019%20FINAL%20Version.pdf

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British Para-Swimming International Meet / WPS World Series 2019

British Para-Swimming International Meet / WPS World Series 2019

The British Para-Swimming International Meet saw the British Para elite battle it out against the best in the World and BOK are very proud to have had 2 swimmers travel to compete 25-28th April 2019 at Glasgow Tollcross. Aliya Bacakoglu and Jonathan Booth competed at the British Para-Swimming International Meet 2019 as part of the World Para Swimming World Series in Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow.  Aliya Bacakoglu competed in- MC 100 Freestyle, posting a 1:19:87. MC 200 IM with time of 3:05.31. MC 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1.33.51. MC 100 Butterfly with a time of 1.22.67 achieving […]

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British Swimming Championships 2019

British Swimming Championships 2019

The British Swimming Championships – 16th – 21st April in Glasgow- TollCross. The British Championships will see swimmers such as Adam Peaty, Ross Murdoch and Hannah Miley to name a few compete their best events. BOK are very proud to have had four BOK swimmers head North to Glasgow to compete at this high level meet. The four did an amazing job and we are proud to report- Chloe Hirst who competed in 200m IM on 20/04/19 produced a time of 2.24.31 finishing 20th in the age 17yrs and under age group Adam Law who competed in 400m IM produced […]

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Chesterfield Spring A/B Qualifier – 6th and 7th April 2019- LIVE results here!

Chesterfield Spring A/B Qualifier - 6th and 7th April 2019- LIVE results here!

https://www.chesterfieldsc.co.uk/spring-qualifier Good Luck everyone!

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Manchester Open Meet 5th-7th April 2019

Manchester Open Meet 5th-7th April 2019

Manchester Aquatics CentreLevel 1 Long CourseCompeting- SP/NP/RP BOK achieved- 4 Gold, 13 Silver, 13 Bronze and an additional 45 top 8 places Gold- Avril Bowler, Rebecca Thornton, Ruby Knight (2). Silver- Avril Bowler (2), Brandon Cartwright, Georgina Wright, Luke Clegg, Penny Hobson (2), Rebecca Thornton, Ruby Knight (4). Bronze-  Adam Law (2), Alexandra Woodhead, Avril Bowler, Emily Oliver (2),Georgina Wright, James Plant, Niamh Boulding, Penny Hobson, Ruby Knight (3) . Additional Top 8 places- Adam Law (2), Alexandra Woodhead, Avril Bowler, Brandon Cartwright, Emily Brook (3), Emily Hirst (4), Emily Oliver (4), Georgina Wright (3), Holly Pearson, James Plant (2), […]

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Sheffield Premier Meet- 29th-31st March 2019

Sheffield Premier Meet- 29th-31st March 2019

Ponds Forge, SheffieldLong Course Level 1Competing- All BOK achieved- 2 Gold, 3 Silver, 8 Bronze and an additional 15 top 10 places Gold- James Plant, Milly Boulding. Silver- Adam Law, James Plant, Rebecca Thornton. Bronze-  Adam Law, Brandon Cartwright, Chloe Hirst, Emily Oliver, Eva Knight, Luke Smith, Milly BouLding, Rebecca Thornton. Additional top 10 Places- Adam Law, Avril Bowler(3), Georgina Wright, James Plant, Luke Clegg(3), Luke Smith, Milly Boulding , Rebecca Thornton , Ruby Knight(3). Thankyou to coaches and team Managers for time given on poolside over the weekend. For Full results- https://www.cosss.co.uk/images/documents/WebResults/WebPagesPremier2019/index.php

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