Shout out for new SSC Officials

Massive Congratulations to John Mills and Chris Young, our newest qualified timekeepers, who passed their timekeeping assessment at the Counties! Well done guys!!

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This article makes great reading and reinforces what we have been talking about in training and at competitions:

Smile

I’m looking forward to seeing the smiles on your faces

Pete

SToRMs again in Wolverhampton

This weekend was the final weekend of Worcester Counties and Stourbridge were once again out in force:

Our very own Charley Jones claimed the hat trick of Junior and Senior County Champion titles in backstroke finishing off this weekend victorious in the 200m event. Charlie also claimed Bronze in the 200m IM age group.

Alisha Stephenson also claimed Junior and Senior County Champion on 200m Fly adding to the titles she achieved in the 100m Fly.

Well done ladies – you SToRMed it again !!!

Congratulations also go to our age group medallists:

Frankie Bach – Silver (400m free, 400m IM, 200m IM, 100m free). Jordan Beale – Bronze (100m IM, 50m free). Grace Butler – Silver (200m fly). Tom Davidson – Silver (400m IM, 200m IM); Bronze (400m free). James Froggatt – Gold (200m fly, 400m IM, 100m IM); Bronze (200m IM). Grace Haywood – Silver (200m breaststroke), Bronze (100m breaststroke, 50m breaststroke). Jack Jones – Silver (400m free, 400m IM, 200m fly); Bronze (100m free). Isabelle Lowe – Silver (100m free); Bronze (200m IM). Lewis Mannion – Bronze (200m fly, 400m IM). Emma Pay – Silver (200m fly). Millie Wood – Bronze (50m breaststroke, 100m breaststroke).

Well done everyone who competed at the 2017 Counties – we are so proud of you all. These Championships have seen Midland QTs and masses of PBs! Thank you also to our poolside helpers and volunteers, without whom these competitions could not go ahead.

Training for 2018 Counties starts now so let’s make sure we SToRM them again!!

Worcester Counties – You SToRMed it!!

Our very own Charley Jones yesterday retained her title of 50m Backstroke Junior County Champion, but also claimed Senior Champion as well. She did exactly the same today for 100m Back, so Junior Champion for the second year running and now Senior Champion. Charlie also claimed Silver in the 100m IM age group.

Alisha Stephenson also claimed Junior and Senior County Champion on 100m Fly together with the 15 year old Championship performance record that has stood since 2002. She also achieved age group bronze in 400m free and 100m IM.

Well done ladies SToRMed!!!

Congratulations to our age group medallists:

Frankie Bach – Silver (200m back, 200m free); Bronze (100m fly, 100m back). Tom Davidson – Bronze (200m back). Maddie Fox-Haskins – Silver (50m back); Bronze (100m fly). James Froggatt – Gold (50m fly, 100m fly); Bronze (50m back, 200m back). Jack Jones – Silver (200m breaststroke, 200m free); Bronze (100m fly). Isabelle Lowe – Silver (400m free); Bronze (100m IM, 200m free). Lewis Mannion – Bronze (100m fly). Brooke Totney – Bronze (200m breaststroke).

Well done everyone who competed at Counties this weekend you were all a credit to your Club. We are so proud of you. Thank you also to Lucy and the poolside volunteers for stepping in.

Just a mention for the swimmers who didn’t quite get their qualifying times this year. Your efforts and hard work are recognised and just as great. Keep up the hard work, and next time you just never know….