Saturday 3rd December 2017 gave many of Town’s swimmers their first outing of the distance swims; the girls took on the 800m Freestyle, whilst the boys took on 60 lengths in the 1500m Freestyle. All of Town’s swimmers rose to the challenge and some excellent times were recorded.
Saturday 26th November, saw RTSC host its first ever gala at the prestigious LAC. The competition came from all across London and Essex and made for some challenging swimming. As always, RTSC responded to the heat and came away with some impressive PBs and medals.
Romford’s younger swimmers headed to East Ham Leisure Centre to face Newham and University of East London Club as well as the London Aquatic Centre team. And they came away with plenty of medals for their efforts!
Anna-Lucia won the RTSC Club Champs trophy for the girls.
Louis (11), Nathan (13) and Joe (15) all collected maximum points finishing 1st in their respective age groups in all 7 events (400IM, 400Free, 200IM, 200 Free, 200 Breast, 200 Fly, 200 Back). The boys will each keep the trophy for 4 months.
The annual Regional Winter Champs took place at the London Aquatic Centre last weekend. Age Groups were classified into 16 and under and 17 and over, with medals being awarded to the top 3 swimmers in each event in each of those age groups.
Romford Town Master SC had a strong team at Sheffield Ponds Forge for the 2016 National Masters Short Course Swimming Championships.
The annual Winter Champs took place at Basildon Sporting Village last weekend. Despite it being an Open Age Group Competition, with medals being awarded to the top 3 swimmers in each event only, RTSC still managed to come away with an impressive haul of medals and PBs.