Hart SC awarded swim21 accreditation

Hart SC have once again received swim21 accreditation. The aim of swim21 is to quality assure clubs who work collaboratively to deliver the athlete pathway, in addition to identifying gaps in provision and enhancing opportunities for all clubs to increase and sustain membership.

* Ben Faux (15) - Gold in the 200 Back (2:30.75) & 200 Free (2:16.42); Silver in the 100 Back (1:10.12) & 100 Fly (1:11.82) ; and Bronze in the 50 Fly (32.71) & 50 Back (33.69).

* Steph Roberts (15) - Gold in the 50 Free (30.38) & 100 Fly (1:13.93); Silver in the 200 IM (2:35.78), 200 Free (2:15.57), & 50 Fly (33.75).

* Nadia Pearce (13) - Gold in 100 Fly (1:19.26) & 50 Back (36.05).

* Ella Westhead (9) - Gold in the 200 Breast (3:40.11); and Silver in the 100 Back (1:28.94) & 100 Breast (1:42.04).

* Dan Eves (30) - Silver in the Men 17 & over 50 Free (25.74).

* Ed Nye (14) - Silver in the 100 Free (58.58).

* Ben Walton (12) - Bronze in the 100 Free (1:07.02).

Excellent results for Hart SC at the Guildford Open Meet in July 2016 where our swimmers nabbed several Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals. Congratulations to:

Hart SC on fantastic form at Guildford

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John Bennett Competition winners

Hart SC’s John Bennett Meet: Congratulations to the top six girls and boys. The overall female winner was Ella Westhead, Katherine Cairney came second and Karys Kapri third. Fourth, fifth and sixth places were claimed by Maya Farmer, Lily Pearce and Tegan Ward respectively. In the boys’ competition, Ben Walton was the overall winner, while Erik Scott came second, and Edward Nye third. Fourth, fifth and sixth places went to Matthew Farmiloe, Zack Westhead and Alistair Eales respectively.

Well done to all the trophy winners from the Hart SC Club Championships. All trophies were presented to our 30 winners at Hart SC’s annual presentation and bowling evening on Saturday 17 September.

The championships were held over five nights in June/July 2016 and provided Hart SC swimmers with the chance to compete in all events across all four strokes except long distance races (800m and 1500m).

In addition, there were 25m backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle events for J2/J3 and Masters swimmers only.

Here is a list of all the worthy winners, details of their specific winning events can be found by clicking on the link:

8 & under: Amy Walton, & Oliver Brelsford.

9 & under: Ella Westhead, Karys Kapri & Oscar Castles.

10 & under: Christina Kirby, Ella Westhead, Jake Reed, Jay Meeks,  Karys Kapri, & Max Walton.

11/12 years: Ben Walton, Bethan White, Erik Scott, Georgia Twigg & Maya Farmer.

13/14 years: Caeden Ellis, Ed Nye, Emily Pepper, Lizzie Messenger, Max Rutherford, Nadia Pearce & Nina Skingley.

15 & over: Ben Faux, Clive Benson, Dan Eves, Josh Montgomery, Matt Farmiloe, Megan Benson, Rohith Manikonda, Sophia Wallis & Steph Roberts.

Hart SC Trophy Winners 2016

Small army on poolside at 2017 County Champs

For the first time in many years Hart SC entered 2 relay teams per age group at the 2017 Hampshire County Champs: both Hart Green and Hart Blue teams were a credit to the club (Weekend 1 results, Weekend 2 results, Weekend 3 results, and Club Records).

In the Women’s 10-12 200 Free the Hart Green relay team placed 12th (2:20:47): well done Cristina Kirby, Charlotte Young, Emma Jones and Karys Kapri, and the Hart Blue team placed 16th (2:27.52): well done Lisa Duke, Charlotte Peck, Layla White and Alexandra Castillo.

In the Men’s 10-14 200 free relay the Hart Green team placed 8th (2:01.91), well done Ben Walton, Erik Scott, Zack Westhead and Adam Duke. The Hart Blue boys, Joseph Payne, Simon Dzavan, Jake Reed and Lukas Kenning, came 21st in  2:17.31.

In the Women’s 10-12 200 Medley relay Hart Green Girls placed 8th (2:36.35), well done Emma Jones, Karys Kapri, Cristina Kirby and Ella Westhead. The Hart Blue Girls, Charlotte Young, Alexandra Castillo, Layla White and Isobel Neighbour came 13th in 2:47.54.

In the Men’s 10-14 200 Medley relay, the Hart Green Boys, Ben Walton, Erik Scott, Zack Westhead and Adam Duke placed 8th (2:20.73); and the Hart Blue Boys came 20th (2:43.19), well done Joseph Payne, Simon Dzavan, Alistair Eales and Lukas Kenning.

In the Women’s 10-14 200 Free Relay, Hart Green Girls, Ruth Williams, Imogen Perkins, Georgia Twigg and Maya Farmer, came 16th (2:11.18) and Hart Blue Girls placed 20th (2:15.26), well done Sophie Morath, Lily Pearce, Emma Jones and Bethan White.

In the Men’s 10-12 200 Free relay the Hart Green’s, Jake Reed, Jay Meeks, Joseph Payne and Lukas Kenning, came 7th in 2:21.17. Sadly, Hart Blue Boys were DQ’d but Oliver Marshall, Oscar Castles, Alistair Eales and Max Walton swam valiantly. In the Men’s 10-12 200 Medley relay Hart Green’s, Max Walton, Lukas Kenning, Alistair Eales and Jake Reed, placed 6th (2:44.46), and Hart Blue’s, Jake Meeks, Oscar Castles, Joseph Payne and Oliver Marshall, came 11th (2:56.76).

In the Women’s 10-14 200 Medley Relay the Hart Green Girls came 15th (2:28.73), well done Sophie Morath, Bethan White, Georgia Twigg and Maya Farmer. The Hart Blue Girls, Cristina Kirby, Imogen Perkins, Ella Westhead and Ruth Williams, placed 23rd in 2:39.79.

* Men 400 Free:

Hart Green team 4th (3:50.27): Matt Farmiloe, Ed Nye, Thomas Hill and Jason Richardson.

Hart Blue team 13th (4:06.21): Dan Eaves, Josh Montgomery, Ben Faux and Max Rutherford.

* Women 400 Free:

Hart Green team 13th (4:29.05): Steph Roberts, Sarah Hiley, Tegan Ward and Nadia Pearce.

* Women 400 Medely:

Hart Green team 11th (5:18.92): Megan Benson, Steph Roberts, Sarah Hiley and Nadia Pearce.

Hart Blue team 16th (5:21.95): Emily McVicar, Bethan White, Georgia Twigg and Tegan Ward.

* Men 400 Medley:

Hart Green team 13th (4:36.84): Matt Farmiloe, Ed Nye, Josh Montgomery and Daniel Eves.

* Women 10-15 200 Free:

Hart Green team 16th (2:08.91): Maya Farmer, Georgia Twigg, Nina Skingley and Nadia Pearce.

* Men 10-15 200 Free:

Hart Green team 9th (2:00.52): Erik Scott, Zack Westhead, Ben Walton and Caeden Ellis.

Weekend 3 Relay Results: County Champs 2017

With thanks to the coaching and dedication of our Head Coach Luke Surplice and coaches Dave and Will at Counties.

Hart Swimmers pulled out all the stops securing 9 medals, 21 new Club Records and 2 Regional qualifiers (Ed Nye and Ben Walton) at the Hampshire County Champs 2017.

Ed Nye topped the podium with Gold after a phenomenal swim in the Men’s 100 free (56.86s), shaving 2.13s off his previous PB as well as breaking two Club records. He added a Silver medal and another Club Record to his haul with a fast 26.04s in the Men’s 50 free, a 1.61 improvement. In total, Ed set 5 new Club Records (see here).

Ben Walton secured 2 Silver medals in the Men’s 10-14 400 free (4:54.95) and Mens 200 free (2:19.92) where he bettered his time by a phenomenal 8.20s. Ben set 4 new Club Records: 30.22 in the Men 12-12 50 free (LC); 20:04.34 in the Men 12-12 1500 free (LC); 1:11.73 in the Men 12-12 100 back (SC); and 32:08 in the Men 12-12 50 free (SC).

Steph Roberts achieved an amazing 3 Bronze medals and 6 Club Records. Her 3 medal races included the Women 800 free (9:55.00, an 1.36 improvement), Women 400 IM (5:29.69, improving by 1.13), and the Women 200 fly (2:40.08, an 2.43 improvement).

Our youngest medal winner was Cristina Kirby who won 2 Bronze medals with 1:20.27 in the Women 10-14 100 back (4.58 improvement), and 37.28 in the Women 10-14 50 back (1.17 improvement).

Matt Farmiloe and Zack Westhead both set 2 new Club Records, and Eric Scott and Max Walton set 1 each.

Gold, Silver & Bronze at County Champs 2017

Congratulations to Ed, Ben, Steph and Cristina
who all achieved medals at the 2017 Hampshire County Champs with their brilliant swims