Academy Swim Team celebrates success at regional gala
Academy Swim Team is celebrating this week after scooping second
place at a top regional competition.
team was delighted to be selected to swim in the Tim Bratchel
Memorial Relay Gala in Horfield, Bristol.
team of 36 swimmers, aged from 8-40+, were up against stiff competition
from seven well-established clubs.
from the outset the Academy Swim Team proved they more than deserved
to be racing against top teams from Bristol and beyond.
on by an amazing support team of parents, friends, officials and
coaches, the swimmers produced some phenomenal swims, capturing
many personal bests with superb starts, turns and take-overs,"
said the Academy's Sara Cox Conklin.
two hours of hard racing over 36 events, the Academy Swim Team
captured second place, which was a fantastic result."
final results were: 1st Southwold Swimming Club (241 points),
2nd Academy Swim Team Burnham-On-Sea (166 points), 3rd Bristol
Central Swim Club (165 points), 4th Bristol Penguins Swim Club
(143 points), 5th Wells & Shepton Mallet Swim Club (132 points),
6th Bristol Henleaze Swim Club (91 points), 7th Norton Radstock
Swim Club (90 points), and 8th
Bristol Penguins B Swim Club.
Academy Swim Team will be in action again this weekend at the
Clevedon & Chard Open Meet, followed by the hosting of its
own annual Academy Swim Team Championships on July 19th, running
alongside the Swim Academy's 'learn to Swim Stages 2-10' annual
Summer Championships at Burnham Swim & Sports Academy.
those interested in swimming, The Academy Swim Team currently
has five squads training and welcomes new swimmers to come and
who are not quite at the level of competitive swimming can still
enrol in the centre's UK ASA award-winning Swim School of the
year where some of the best instruction in the country is available
(as confirmed by the ASA).
schedule a trial, or join the Swim Academy/Team, or for further
information, call 01278 785909.