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Helen Murray recognised in 2017 New Years Honours

31 December 2016

Helen Murray, Past President and Life Member of the Scottish Swimming, is amongst a number of individuals from the swimming community to have been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours.

Scott and McNally continue record breaking run on final day of Short Course Championships

11 December 2016

The curtain came down on the Scottish National Short Course Swimming Championships and those waiting for a great finale were not disappointed as Duncan Scott and Craig McNally both broke Scottish Records in front of a packed crowd. Scott opted out of competing in two events on the final day, instead focussing solely on the 200m freestyle, where he destroyed the field and came home in 1:42.47 breaking Robbie Renwick’s record, which had stood since 2009.

Scott continues record breaking ways at Short Course Championships

10 December 2016

Duncan Scott elected not to go to the FINA World Championships (25m) in Canada, opting instead to double up on events each day of the Scottish National Short Course Championships. And while he may be beginning to find the going tough, his results have been far from showing any signs of strain. Scott’s first race of the night was the 200m IM final where he improved on his heat time by over ten seconds and in doing so broke the Scottish Record posting a time of 1:53.82. He lead home a University of Stirling 1-2-3, with Martyn Walton picking up silver in 1:57.96 and Callum Lawrie the bronze in 2:00.48.

Records Fall on Opening Day of National Short Course Swimming Championships

09 December 2016

It was an action packed opening day of the Scottish National Short Course Championships in Edinburgh with a number of record breaking performances from both senior and junior athletes. Corrie Scott stormed to victory in the 100m breaststroke final, bringing home an Edinburgh University 1-2-3. Scott’s time of 1:06.06 was a new Scottish Record and no-one was more surprised that Scott herself. She said,

Short Course Swimming Action Returns to the Capital

08 December 2016

The Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh will play host to an impressive line-up for the Scottish National Short Course Swimming Championships from 9 to 11 December 2016. Over 770 swimmers representing 90 clubs from across Scotland, the UK, Ireland, Belgium and Denmark will take part in the 3-day meet, a meet that is widely regarded as the premier short course event in the UK.

Australian Olympic coach to boost Edinburgh’s top swimmers

08 December 2016

One of the world’s leading swimming coaches is set to take up a key role at the University of Edinburgh. Australian Shannon Rollason, who has guided multiple swimmers from across the globe to Olympic and World success, is set to become the University’s Elite Performance Swim Coach with the aim of helping Edinburgh to target medal success at major international, university and national events.

New Career Beckons for Renwick

06 December 2016

Triple Olympian, World and Commonwealth Champion, Robbie Renwick, has announced his retirement from competitive swimming after more than a decade at the top of the sport, which has seen him represent Scotland and Great Britain at every major event.

Aquatics Lead the Way with Gold Coast 2018 Team Manager Appointment

02 December 2016

With the selection period for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games set to open on 1 January, preparations for Team Scotland’s swimmers and divers have received a boost with Aquatics the first of the 18 sports on the programme to appoint their sport team manager.

Robbie Renwick launches Scottish Swimming’s National Framework for Swimming in South Lanarkshire

01 December 2016

On 1st December, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s youngest and most senior swimmers will have the opportunity to meet swimming hero Robbie Renwick, World, European and Commonwealth Champion and Olympic Silver Medallist, at the launch of Scottish Swimming’s National Framework for Swimming in South Lanarkshire.

RCP to host Scottish Summer Meet

30 November 2016

The Scottish Summer Meet 2017 has moved to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh following an announcement that original venue Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow will close for essential maintenance.