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Black Lion Gala 23rd November 2013

Fordyce Furnished With Club Record At Black Lion Gala  

Faversham Swimming Club made waves at the recent Black Lion Development Gala held at Medway Park, Gillingham. Young Max Fordyce had a sensational swim in the boys 10 years and under 50 metre butterfly race, smashing Faversham’s Club record with a time of 45.96 and earning himself a second place win in the event. Max also finished first in the boys 9 years and under 50 metre butterfly, stopping the clock in a time of 46.58.

Faversham Squad’s continuous motivation produced some further first place wins including Team Captain Marty Boorman in the boys 15 years and under 50 metre breaststroke in 38.91, Emily Holt girls 12 years and under 50 metre backstroke (42.61), Harry McKenna boys 11 years and under 50 metre butterfly (42.53) and 50 metre freestyle (37.02). Kia Drake girls 11 years and under 50 metre freestyle (39.23), Lauren Scott girls 12 years and under 50 metre freestyle (36.06), Richard Catton boys 12 years and under 50 metre backstroke (40.86), Samuel McKenna boys 9 years and under 50 metre breaststroke (54.99), the mixed breaststroke Squadron relay team and the 9 years and under mixed freestyle relay team.

Snatching second place were Ben Collins in the men’s 18 years and under 50 metre backstroke (34.43), Flora Westlake girls 15 years and under 50 metre freestyle (34.09), Jamie Spice boys 9 years and under 50 metre freestyle (41.05), Joanne Hawkins ladies 18 years and under 50 metre backstroke (36.91). Joe Wall boys 12 years and under 50 metre freestyle (35.42), Kia Drake girls 10 years and under 100 metre individual medley (1.42.45), Marty Boorman boys 15 years and under 50 metre backstroke (37.80) and Richard Ellis boys 10 years and under 50 metre backstroke (51.83).

Third place winners were Adam Platt in the boys 10 years and under 50 metre breaststroke (56.48), Emily Holt girls 12 years and under 50 metre butterfly (41.73), Flora Westlake ladies 18 years and under 50 metre breaststroke (42.51), Harry McKenna boys 12 years and under 50 metre butterfly (42.18), Joe Wall boys 12 years and under 50 metre breaststroke (48.93). Kia Drake girls 10 years and under 50 metre breaststroke (55.74), Lauren Scott girls 12 years and under 100 metre individual medley (1.30.25), Marty Boorman boys 15 years and under 50 metre butterfly (37.46), Ruby Scott girls 11 years and under 50 metre butterfly (44.80), the 18 years and under mixed freestyle relay team, the 12 years and under mixed freestyle relay team and the 9 years and under mixed medley relay team.

Faversham’s Squad members also included Chloe Bullard, Emily Ing, Holly Joiner, Kian Skinner, Lydia Scott, Molly McKenna, Nicola Crouch and Poppy Boorman.

The much sort after Tesco Gala Star was awarded to Louise Sharp for competing in her first away Gala. Whilst Harry McKenna collected the Tesco Gala Shield for his encouraging performances throughout the Development Gala.

Faversham were competing against Sittingbourne, Dover, Folkestone and Black Lion.

Faversham Swimming club is a Club Mark Accredited Sports Club

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Welcome

Faversham Swimming Club was established in 1964 as a seasonal club at a time when the town had only an outdoor pool.

Faversham pools now benefits from both indoor and outdoor pools within one complex. The Club operates year round and provides activities covering a wide range of disciplines within the sport of swimming. Over 300 members from age 5 to 85 benefit from the Club.


 

 

FAVERSHAM SWIMMING CLUB 1964-2014 CELEBRATING 50 YEARS

  

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  Good luck to Paul in the London Marathon this weekend!


 


 

 

 

 


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Faversham swimming club is run solely by volunteers, to teach children to swim and further develop their swimming ability for a minimum cost. We are in need of more volunteers, you could make a real difference. Please speak with Tim (Press Officer) to find out more about helping us.


East Invicta eXcel Performance Squad - exciting opportunities ahead for swimmers and coaches. More details can be found on the East Invicta website.


 

Saturday Early Birds

As you are aware, we train on a Saturday morning between 7.30am and 8.45am. Over the past few months we have noticed that the number of swimmers attending this session has dwindled. Please remember that attending training sessions is of up most importance, as the time you spend training will improve your ability and stamia. Those swimmers who attend regulary will notice that they are able to achieve personal best times frequently.


Club Records

The club records on the website have been updated, and should now be fully up to date. If you believe that you hold a club record that is not shown, please speak to Ruth or Peter Crouch.