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Mileys Medley Masterclass Secures World Championships Place

18 April 2015

On the final night of action at the London Aquatics Centre Hannah Miley stormed to victory in the 400m IM and in doing so secured her seat on the flight to Kazan later this summer. Fresh off the back of her 200m Individual Medley silver on Thursday, Miley (Garioch) showed no sign of fatigue as she paced her way to the win in the Women’s Open 400m Individual Medley.

Murdoch Makes Qualifying Time in World Record Breaking Final

17 April 2015

There have been a lot of fantastic swims over the course of the British Swimming Championships, but none more so than Adam Peaty’s World Record breaking efforts in the final of the 100m breaststroke. Man of the moment, Peaty had the crowd roaring as they carried him to the finish in a time of 57.92. Now World record holder in both 50m and 100m events, the City of Derby swimmer is the first man in history to break through the 58 second barrier.

Golden Night for McNally and Milne in London

16 April 2015

Trips to the podium by Scottish swimmers continued during day 3 of the British Swimming Championships, taking place at the London Aquatics Centre, with Craig McNally and Stephen Milne both securing Gold.

Brodie Crowned British Champion in London

15 April 2015

Thermometers may have been rising outside the London Aquatics Centre but that was nothing compared with the soaring temperature inside the venue as the pressure was on, not only to secure places in finals, but to get on the podium and post a qualification standard for any one of the International Events taking place this summer.

Murdoch takes Bronze as Peaty Wins Battle of the Breaststrokers

14 April 2015

The best junior and senior swimmers from across the United Kingdom began the competition for places in GBR squads for a number of International Events at the start of the British Swimming Championships, which are taking place at the London Aquatics Centre from 14-18 April 2015. In an explosive first night of action at the British Swimming Championships 2015 in London, Adam Peaty thrilled the crowd as he stormed to victory in the Men’s Open 200m Breaststroke.

Dramatic Penalty Shoot-Out ends Portobello’s Progress in British Championships

12 April 2015

A penalty shoot-out loss to Manchester at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh on Saturday night brought to an end the qualification round which finished with 4 defeats and just 2 wins. Saturday evening’s match was a closely fought affair with Portobello leading until half way through the third period, before 2 goals from Chris Campbell, to match his brother Darren’s early two goals, were needed to tie the match at 6 -6 at three-quarter time.

Curtain Comes Down on #SNAGS2015

06 April 2015

The Aquatics Centre at Aberdeen Sports Village proved to be a fantastic, fast venue to host the Scottish National Age Groups Championships from. Over 900 athletes were in action, from the older, more experienced athlete such as Commonwealth Games gold medallists Hannah Miley and Ross Murdoch using this event as final preparation for the British Championships, to our youngest athlete, 10 year old Calum Rose of Warrender who along with a number of others, made his National Championships debut at the event.

Warrender Retain Top Club Title at Conclusion of #SNAGS2015

05 April 2015

Warrender Baths Club walked away with the Top Club Title at the conclusion of the Scottish National Age Groups Championships which took place at Aberdeen’s Aquatic Centre. Athletes from the Edinburgh club again performed well today with a number of individual titles being won, which helped the Club to a total of 1125 points. Just behind them were the team from South Lanarkshire with 1004 points while City of Aberdeen, Carnegie and FIRST made up the remaining top five places.

Highlander Hanlon Takes Second Breaststroke Crown in Record Time

04 April 2015

The breaststroke record books will have to be re-written at the end of Day 5 of the Scottish National Age Groups Championships from the Aquatics Centre in Aberdeen. During the heats, Kara Hanlon of Highland Swim Team broke the 17 years age group record for 50m breaststroke lowering the standard to 32.09. She went even faster in the final with an emphatic victory over such a short distance. Her time for the title was 31.95. Emma Crawford of Edinburgh University won silver in 33.08 and Orla Adams the bronze in 34.22.

Local Lad Beeley Brings the House Down in Thrilling Fly Final

03 April 2015

Day 4 of the Scottish National Age Groups Championships saw two stand out performances in the 200m butterfly from Tom Beeley and Ryan Brown. Local boy Beeley and Marc Elrick of FIRST battled it out once more in the 16 years age category. Beeley got the better of Elrick in last night’s 100m and the Aberdeen ASC swimmer got the better of Elrick again in a very close fought race.