Gala results and reports
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Wear Valley Level 3 Meet - 11th and 12th November 2017
A total of 15 swimmers from Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club (WVASC) competed in the Wear Valley November Level 3 Meet, held over the weekend of 11th and 12th November 2017 at Woodhouse Close Leisure Centre, Bishop Auckland. The Wear Valley swimmers competed against teams from Sedgefield, Derwentside, Stokesley, Hetton, Richmond Dale, AFS Hartlepool and Newcastle. WVASC achieved a total of 24 gold, 20 silver and 8 bronze medals. A fantastic total of 70 personal best swims were also gained.
Swimmers from both the junior and senior squads competed in their individual age groups. From the junior squad there were 8 competitors. Lucy Randall (11) competed in her first level 3 gala and had some fantastic swims. She achieved a bronze in the 50m free with a time of 34.56 seconds. Ella Sowerby (11) gained personal bests (PB's) in all five of her events and came 9th in the 100m Individual Medley (IM). Ellie Sowerby (10) won gold medals in 6 of her 8 races and gained a silver in her 400m IM event. This was the first time that she had competed in this event. Ellie also took 5 seconds off her 100m breaststroke with a time of 1.35.69 and achieved 7 out of a possible 8 PB's. Emily Whitton (12) was delighted with her bronze medal in the 50m back taking off 4 seconds to obtain a time of 37.87. She also obtained 6 personal bests. Mason Bartlett (12) swam PB's in each of his 7 events and won silver medals in the 50m breaststroke and 100m IM. Mason took 10 seconds off the 200m free with a time of 2.47.95. Reece Cunnachie (12) obtained 2 PB's in his 50m fly and 100m back, together with a 6th place in the 50m back. James Holliday (11) achieved 3 PB's with a 5th place in the 50m breaststroke. Sophie Liddell (10) achieved a gold medal in the 50m breaststroke. Sophie swam the 200m breaststroke for the first time and achieved a silver medal with a time of 3.46.03.
From the senior swimming squad, Charlotte Varley (13) obtained a gold in the 200m free and 3 silvers in the 200m fly, 200m IM and 200m breaststroke. Charlotte also took 28 seconds off her 400m free time to achieve a time of 5.03.08. Madison Peveller (12) achieved a medal in every event with 6 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Madison took 18 seconds off her 400 IM time to achieve the gold in 5.32.09. Jessica Maughan also had a very good gala winning a gold in the 200m breaststroke and a silver in the 100m breaststroke. Joseph Dobson (14) won a gold in the 50m free with a time of 29.68 and silvers in the 100m fly and 400m IM, together with 2 bronzes in the 200m free and 100m breaststroke. Jack Dobson (17) won gold medals in the 50m fly and 400m free, a silver in the 100m IM and bronzes in the 50 and 100m free. Nicholas Cooper (16) won 4 golds and 3 silvers. He managed to take 5 seconds off his 100 IM time. Annabel Cooper (12) won golds in the 100m fly and 100m free, 5 silver and a bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke where she took 5 seconds off her PB.
Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club North East Regional Results - October 2017
Many congratulations to Madison Peveller and Annabel Cooper who competed on behalf of Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club in the North East Regional (NER) Age Group Championships. Madison and Annabel raced against other 12 year old girls in a total of 8 events each, held on the 28th and 29th October at the Sunderland Aquatic Centre. The competition was fierce as the region includes the swimming counties of Yorkshire, and Northumberland and Durham. Teams present included the City of Leeds, City of Sheffield and Newcastle Swim Team together with many other teams.
Madison raced extremely well and obtained two medals. In the 100m backstroke, Madison won an NER silver medal taking three seconds off her personal best (PB) clocking a time of 1:09.36. Madison’s second medal was a bronze in the 50m backstroke, with a time of 32.85 seconds taking 1.5 seconds off her PB. Madison just missed out on a medal coming fourth in the 200m back with a time of 2.29.93 seconds. The 50m freestyle was swam by Madison in a sub 30 second time with a new PB of 29.59 seconds. Madison also achieved personal bests in her four other events which included 100m freestyle, 50m fly, 200m Individual Medley and 200m freestyle.
Annabel Cooper was also very pleased with her results obtaining personal best times in seven out of eight events. She was delighted with her 5th place in the 400m freestyle, in a time of 4.50.07, 7th place in the 100m freestyle with a time of 1.03.83 and a ninth place in the 200m butterfly (2.48.83). Both girls would like to thank the coaching staff at Wear Valley, for all of the support they have received.
Chester le Street Open 2015
Well done to all our swimmers who competed at the Chester lee street Gala on 25th April. The Gala was a very hectic event with the swimmers swimming up to 12 races, full results below.
Northumberland and Durham County Championship Report
For full results please go th the N&D website, below you can find a club report.
NER Short Course Championships 2014
Weekend of the 6th and 7th Dec saw WVASC swimmers Nick Cooper and Neve Mason compete in the 2014 NER short course championships held at Sunderland Aquatic centre. Please go to the Gala results tab for a full report.
Many congratulations to Neve Mason (12) and Nicholas Cooper (12) who swim in the Wear Valley Senior Squad for achieving times to enter the North East Region Championships (NER) held in Sunderland on the 6/7th December 2014. The two Wear Valley swimmers were in tough competition against swimmers from all over the North East Region including Leeds, Sheffield and Newcastle. Neve achieved 5 NER times to enter the Girls 10/13 100m breast, Girls 10/13 200m free, Girls 10/13 200m back, Girls 10/13 200m breast and Girls 10/13 100m back races. A delighted Neve took 3 seconds off her 200m breast, a second off her 100m breast and her 200m back was on personal best (pb). Well done Neve! Nic. achieved times to enable him to race in the Boys 10/14 200m breast and Boys 10/14 100m breast. He was very pleased taking 5 seconds off his 200m breast and 2 seconds off his 100m breast. A total of 4 pbs were achieved between the 2 swimmers. A great gala for both young swimmers and an amazing experience with over 400 swimmers present! Finally a big thank you to Angela and Faye for coaching Neve and Nic. at the NERs!