Essex Senior Winter Champs 2019_Results & Gala Report

Essex Senior Winter Champs 2019

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.

 

Romford Town swimmers made a huge splash at Basildon Sporting Village last weekend for the Essex County Senior Winter Short Course Championships.

Town had a very successful weekend winning 21 medals and 23 final placings, which meant they finished in second place overall in the club points table.  It was a superb result from the relatively small team of 12 -18 year old swimmers taking part.

Daniel Gencas 16, started his intense program by winning silver in . . . . . .

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9th David Jacobs Memorial Gala 2019_Results & Gala Report

9th David Jacobs Memorial Gala 2019

*Results for this meet can be found at the bottom of this page.

 

Romford Town Swimming Club hosted its 9th memorial gala for David Jacobs to get the new season going, with 47 of its swimmers winning multiple medals at the annual meet held at Basildon Sporting Village.

Jacobs was an exceptional swimmer, who competed at National level and Olympic trials before he sadly passed away from Leukaemia in 2011.

The gala is a way for swimmers, parents and coaches to mark David’s  memory, while trying to qualify for county championships later in the season.

First up to claim gold was Connor McCarthy in. . . . . . .

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Nationals Championships 2019_Results & Gala Report

Nationals Championships 2019

 

Results from this years National championships can be found at the bottom of this post.

 

Below Left:  RTSC National Qualifiers.  Below Right:  RTSC National Medallists (Amelia Moule & Daniel Gencas)

            

Of the 10 that qualified, Romford Town sent 9 swimmers to this years Nationals Championships and came away with 4 medals, made 11 final places and produced several personal best times.
Town’s Daniel Gencas showed his potential at this year’s British Summer Championships, held for the first time at . . . . Continue reading

Essex County Champs 2019_Results & Gala Report

Essex County Championships 2019

 

Results from this years county champs can be found at the bottom of this post.

 

Below: Left, RTSC finalists & Medallists.  Centre, Amelia Moule (Top Girl).  Right, Daniel Gencas (Absent for main photo)

 

The annual County Championships is the highlight of many young swimmers’ year. Qualification isn’t easy and RTSC is proud of every swimmer that reached this year’s competition. For those of you that didn’t, keep working hard, listen to your coaches and put in the sessions; next year we’ll be reading about your County Champs success too. In the meantime, let’s celebrate the…… Continue reading