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Regional Open Water 2014

The picturesque lake at Westhampnett, near Chichester was the setting for the South East Region Open Water Championships on Saturday 19th July. The Windsor team did the club proud with both Albert Karavis and Lucy Campbell winning Gold, Becky Dutfield winning silver and Harvey Karavis winning Bronze in their respective age groups.

Well done to them all.

Posted: 21 Jul, 2014 by Elaine Karavis

Milton Keynes Junior League

This weekend saw the second round of the Milton Keynes Junior League take place in Temple Cowley, Oxford where Windsor finished the evening in 4th place.

Coach Amy French said that she was very impressed with the attitude of all the swimmers and thought they all swam brilliantly, especially as many were competing up an age group.

Roll on round 3 which will take place at the beginning of September.

Posted: 08 Jul, 2014 by WSC Committee

Henley Classic

An early start this morning saw two Windsor Swimmers take to the Thames at the 11th, annual, Henley Classic 2.1k open water swim.

The Elite Wave, which started soon after 4:30am saw Albert Karavis take 3rd in a time of 25.45. After the Elites had been sent on their way the rest of the swimmers took to the water, this was split into 5 waves.

Stefan Wuestner took to the water in the performance wave, finishing the swim in 30.26 and placing 3rd in his category.


Posted: 29 Jun, 2014 by Stefan Wuestner

Regional Success

Last weekend saw the last two days of the South East Regional Championships at the K2 in Crawley.

It was another successful weekend for our swimmers, with Personal Best times being achieved by Tariq Ukkash, Joshua Roche, Poppy Pope, Reuben Walsh, Dylan Philpot and Luke Burton.  Our relay teams were strong.

The 4 x 200 free relay team (Harvey Karavis, Nimath Ukkash, Matthew Burton and Ben Quirke) finished 5th, giving them an outside shot of making Nationals.

In the 4 x 100 medlay relays, the Blue team (Moritz Hoogers, Max Hoogers, Kai F Brennan and Reuben Walsh) won their heat and the Red team (Harvey Karavis, Ben Quirke, Nimath Ukkash and Matthew Burton) finsihed 7th, giving them an opportunity of finishing in the top 40 in the country.

Windsor had three swimmers make the final for the 200m IM. Moritz Hoogers and Matthew Burton made the 12 year old final and finished 4th and 6th. Nimath Ukkash made the 13 year old final. Moritz Hoogers also gained a National qualifying time in this event.

There was more success in the boys 100m freestyle. Matthew Burton won gold in the final, making him Regional Champion in the 12 year old boys age group.

Again Matthew Burton and Moritz Hoogers went into the 200 Backstroke final with Moritz becoming Regional Champion in the 12 year old boys age group and team mate Matthew Burton finishing 3rd.

Posted: 22 Jun, 2014 by Trina Redshaw

Great North Elite 5k Swim

Windsor swimming club had three athletes take part in the Great North Elite 5 k swim on Sunday 15th June.

This was Becky Dutfield and Nicole Ryan's first experience at racing this distance.

Both girls had a great race with Becky finishing 7th in the Junior age group, a year down and Nicole finishing 5th in the youth age group.

Team mate international Open Water swimmer Lucy Campbell also competed in the 5 k swim. Like the other girls Lucy was racing for selection for the junior Europeans. Lucy just missed out on selection for this team by 2.4 seconds.

From the 5 k swim Lucy impressed British swimming and they have now selected her to race in Portugal next weekend to see if she can gain selection for the senior Europeans.

WSC wishes her luck and also looks forward to the national open water race on Sunday 3rd August with, Nicole Ryan, Becky Dutfield , Albert Karavis and Lucy Campbell taking part.

Posted: 17 Jun, 2014 by Matthew Heathcock

Milton Keynes Junior League Success

Last weekend saw the first round of the Milton Keynes Junior League take place in Barnet, London where Windsor finished the evening in first place with 208 points!

Despite the delayed start due to heavy traffic, the team were in good spirits and ready to swim which clearly showed in the results, with Windsor finishing in the top two places in 30 of the 49 events.

Coach Amy French said that she was really proud of all the swimmers and thought that everyone (parents included) did a great job of supporting the team and cheering. The relay takeovers looked good and all the hard work in training definitely paid off on the night. Matt Heathcock, Head Coach also commented that he was proud to be Head Coach and that it was a great start to the League.

Roll on round 2 which will take place on 5th July!

Posted: 15 Jun, 2014 by WSC Committee