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World Masters Championships Round Up

22nd August 2017
East Leeds Swimmer

World Masters Championships Round Up

The World Masters Swimming Championships have now finished and 15 East Leeds swimmers have returned home from Budapest after a successful few days of competition in Budapest.  Read more...


East Leeds Relay Team Crowned World Champions

19th August 2017
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds Relay Team Crowned World Champions

The last few days at the World Masters Swimming Championships have seen some amazing racing from the East Leeds team in Budapest, winning a number of medals and we have seen our first World Champions crowned. Read more...


First Medals for East Leeds in Budapest

15th August 2017
East Leeds Swimmer

First Medals for East Leeds in Budapest

The World Masters Swimming Championships are currently taking place in Budapest, Hungary. The open water swimming is complete and the pool racing is now well underway. Results from East Leeds swimmers so far are: Read more...


East Leeds lifesavers head to South Africa

8th August 2017
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds lifesavers head to South Africa

East Leeds swimmers Richard Jagger, Sam Lawman and Ben Taylor-Walsh have been selected to represent England in the Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving.  Read more...


Results from National Open Water Championships

30th July 2017
East Leeds Swimmer

Results from National Open Water Championships

The Masters National Open Water Swimming Championships 2017 took place on Sunday 30th July at Rother Valley Country Park as part of the Swim England National Open Water Festival. Read more...


Yorkshire Masters 2017 Results

14th May 2017
East Leeds Swimmer

Yorkshire Masters 2017 Results

East Leeds had 32 swimmers taking part in the Yorkshire Swimming Association Masters Championships at John Charles Aquatics Centre, Leeds on Saturday 13th May. This included newcomers Ben Taylor-Walsh, Andrew Atkinson and Lyn Hughes. Read more...


European Masters Open Water Success for East Leeds

11th September 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

European Masters Open Water Success for East Leeds

The LEN European Open Water Masters Swimming Championships are currently taking place in Rijeka, Croatia and East Leeds are well represented. Read more...


European Masters Championships Day 5 Results

30th May 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

European Masters Championships Day 5 Results

The European Masters Championships in London came to an end with some more excellent performances from East Leeds swimmers. Read more...


European Masters Championships Day 4 Results

29th May 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

European Masters Championships Day 4 Results

Day 4 of the European Masters Championships in London was 'Super Saturday' and there were more excellent performances for the East Leeds team of swimmers. Read more...


European Masters Championships Day 3 Results

27th May 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

European Masters Championships Day 3 Results

The European Masters Swimming Championships in London continued today with more strong performances from the East Leeds team. Read more...


European Masters Championships Day 2 Results

26th May 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

European Masters Championships Day 2 Results

East Leeds continued their strong start to the European Masters Swimming Championships in London with a number of  strong swims and our first European Champion of the week. Read more...


European Masters Championships Day 1 Results

25th May 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

European Masters Championships Day 1 Results

The European Masters Swimming Championships started today in London and East Leeds were well represented in the early events. Read more...


Yorkshire Masters 2016 Meet Report

21st May 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

Yorkshire Masters 2016 Meet Report

Thirty East Leeds Masters swimmers took part in the delayed Yorkshire Masters Championships at the John Charles Pool on Saturday 14th May coming away with 103 medals. Read more...


Results From 2016 British Masters

7th April 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

Results From 2016 British Masters

East Leeds Masters confirmed their position as a major force in British masters swimming with a massive haul of medals and records and the runners up spot in the Cupar Trophy for the top club with only the Otter club beating them. Read more...


2015 T-30 Challenge Results

12th March 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

2015 T-30 Challenge Results

East Leeds Masters have achieved fabulous results in the 2015 T-30 challenge. The T-30 involves participants swimming as far as they can in 30 minutes. Read more...


North West Region Masters Results

24th February 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

North West Region Masters Results

19 swimmers journeyed to the Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool on Saturday 20th February and produced some excellent performances. This was a first Masters meet for Gail Wrangles who although not among the medal winners she will have benefited from taking part. Read more...


East Leeds Storm To 2015 Decathlon Success

2nd February 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds Storm To 2015 Decathlon Success

The depth, strength and consistency of East Leeds masters swimming was again demonstrated in the final results for the 2015 Decathlon. The British Swimming Masters Decathlon is a true test of versatility over the course of the swimming season. The men’s team recorded their first top ranking in the competition and the women finished second overall. What a difference a year makes after the men’s team was not even in the top ten and the women were sixth in 2014. Read more...


Record Breaking Start To 2016!

25th January 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

Record Breaking Start To 2016!

A small but very successful group of East Leeds Masters swimmers kicked off 2016 in record-breaking style over the weekend of 23/24 January. Kirsten Cameron travelled to Holland for the Dutch Nationals and set a World Record for the 40-44yrs 800m freestyle in a time of 8.55:34. Karen Graham also made an excellent start to 2016 setting a British Record in the 50-54yrs 200m freestyle in a time of 2.21:81 at the South East Region Long Course Masters in Crawley. Congratulations to both swimmers on their records. Read more...


East Leeds Masters 2015 Review

3rd January 2016
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds Masters 2015 Review

The record breaking year started in late January when Karen Graham set 2 British Records, 200 and 400 Freestyle, at the ASA South East Region Long Course Masters at Crawley pool. This proved to be only the start of the record breaking that finished the year on 24 individual and 8 team British Records, 13 individual and 3 team European Records and 2 individual and 2 team World Records. Read more...


Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year!

24th December 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from East Leeds Swimming Club to all members and their families, fellow competitors, coaches and officials! Thanks for all your support during 2015 and wishing you all a happy and successful 2016! Read more...


East Leeds Swim For Cancer Research!

22nd December 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds Swim For Cancer Research!

The ‘Nifty Fifty’ is a charity event organised by Christine Mccabe, taking place during the City of Bradford Swimming Club Winter Meet at Shipley Pool in December. East Leeds Swimming Club entered a team of six masters’ swimmers into the event helping to raise over £470.00 for Cancer Research. Paul Clemence, Dianne Foster, Stuart Hoyle, Nina Williams, Richard Jagger & Philippa Rickard made up the ‘super six’ East Leeds Swimming Club team. Read more...


2015 Inter Counties Meet Report

4th December 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

2015 Inter Counties Meet Report

The 2015 ASA Masters and Seniors National Inter-County Competition took place at various pools across the country on the weekend of 14-15th November 2015. The North East Region meet was held at John Charles Aquatics Centre in Leeds on Saturday 14th November and a large contingent from East Leeds Swimming Club represented the defending national champions - Yorkshire. Read more...


Meet Report For South Yorkshire Masters 2015

28th November 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

Meet Report For South Yorkshire Masters 2015

The South Yorkshire Masters meet for many is the last swimming competition of the year in the Master’s calendar. It remains a popular meet with the East Leeds team in the local and ‘fast’ Ponds Forge pool. The meet has a reputation for being well organised, with the events flowing quickly and without hindrance; this year’s was no different. All that enter such meets; have their own individual reasons to compete, but underpinning it is being part of a team, which encompasses the first time competitor to world record holders. Read more...


Bill Moore Named Older Actives 2015 Champion

30th October 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

Bill Moore Named Older Actives 2015 Champion

East Leeds Masters swimmer, Bill Moore, was voted the UK’s most active person over the age of 65 in a national competition sponsored by Ateronon, the natural supplements company. Read more...


East Leeds Break Second World Record

25th October 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds Break Second World Record

East Leeds relay team added another world record to their tally at the ASA National Masters and Senior Age Group Championships in the penultimate session at Ponds Forge. Read more...


East Leeds Ease To World Relay Record

23rd October 2015
East Leeds Swimmer

East Leeds Ease To World Relay Record

The closing session of the ASA National Masters and Senior Age Group Championships 2015 at Ponds Forge in Sheffield saw East Leeds’ Men’s 120+ 4x50m Freestyle Relay team claim a world record. Read more...


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