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City of Canterbury and Dover Lifeguard licensed Icebreaker 2008 meet entries here....

CANTERBURY SEPTEMBER LICENSED 3 OPEN MEET 2007 results are now available

Yet more National success for Canterbury swimmers

Its been another successful National championships for the clubs swimmers, with finals reached, new pb’s and a new National champion with Karl Botha winning the 200m fly in a new club record. more...

Nicholas Boylan is competing at the INAS-FID World Swimming Championships from the 19th-26th August in Ghent, Belgium. The events that Nicholas is competing in at the World Championships are: 50m , 100m and 200m Breaststroke , 200m Backstroke , 1500m Freestyle.

Ben Walsh has been selected by the South East Region Triathlon for the British Inter Regional Triathlon Championships 2007 bing held in Glasgow on Saturday 1 st September 2007. Ben has also been selected to represent Great Britain at the World Championships in Monaco 29th September. following his recent success when Ben won the National Biathlon Championships (run, swim run)

More Competition success for The Marlins swimmers at Aldershot in the 2007 South East Youth Championships. With numerous top 10 placings Canterbury swimmers again excelled in one of the major competions in the season. Producing yet more stunning swims Karl Botha came back champion in the 50m backstroke, 100m and 200m butterfly. He also grabbed 3rd in the 200m freestyle and 4th in the 100m freestyle. As well as other top ten placing Sophie Tomlin was 2nd in the 50m backstroke final. Other swimmers who reached finals and had top ten finishes were Michael Stanely, Nicholas Boylan, Emma Harris, both the Boys and Girls relay teams, Luke Smith, Claire Robinson, Jazz Malcom and Angus Hewwett.

The Clubs younger swimmers will start their Age group championship campaign on June 2nd

New members are always welcome. Contact masters section secretary Yvonne Davies by e-mail at

Superb performances and an exceptional turn-out took masters swimmers from Canterbury to a hard-fought victory at the East Invicta Swimming Championships 2007.

Some 24 swimmers from City of Canterbury Swimming Club's masters section battled it out with clubs from across the county in individual races and relays at King's School swimming pool in Canterbury. Canterbury won  numerous gold, silver and bronze medals and brought the cup back to the city for the first time in several years. But it was a tight contest and the final points tally put Canterbury just three points ahead of Hythe.Many new members took part and there were enough swimmers for the tean to field A and B teams in most relays.Organising the gala was Eddie Henniker, with help from club captains Stuart Andrews and Sharon Ruck.The masters section of CCSC has more than  30 members, aged from people in their 20s to their 70s, many still competing.The section swims at Kingsmead on Monday evenings from 9pm, in Faversham on Thursdays from 8.45pm and in Whitstable on Saturdays from 5pm. Prospective members enjoy a free, four-week taster to help show how enjoyable masters swimming can be.

Karl Botha and Holly Ralfe competed at the British Championships 2007 Congratulations to Karl and Holly who were selected to compete at the British championships. Both swam excellently, competing against some of the best swimmers in the Country.

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If you are interested in volunteering to help draft reports for the website and newspapers please contact Eddie French

The 2007 Kent Championships proved to yet again be a place of success for Canterbury swimmers.

With a host of County champions, District and National times gained and a county record in the 15/16 and Junior boys 200m freestyle relays.

As in the previous few years Canterbury was the most successful club from the Rural region coming 2nd in the Boys 3rd in the Girls.

Battling Performances in the 2006 Speedo league gained the club 4th place in the Premier leagues final round of the competition at Crawley. The club kept ahead of their other Kent rivals, Bexley and Beckenham to confirm their status as one of the regions top clubs.

In the division 1 gala at Croydon and despite some brave top quality swims the B team came 5th in their 3rd round. Against top quality A Teams the team battled till the end, but couldn't quite turn those 4th and 5th and 6th places into 2nd's and 3rd's.

This page was last updated on 22/08/07