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REPORT Scottish Open Short Course Nationals Report 2017

Report by Coach Nesworthy (Photos to follow) Six swimmers from my Youth Senior Performance Group qualified for this year’s top-class 3-day Scottish short course championships. Sarah March Sarah “Tigger” Wright Zoe “Zippy” Price Adam Morkot Sam Pashley James “Hamez” Strickland The event was held at the Royal Commonwealth Pool Edinburgh from the 8th to the […]

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REPORT Hearts Premier and National County Team Championships 7th & 8th October 2017

Hosts’ hearts won, and rivals’ hearts broken! The first weekend in October witnessed swimmers from Team GAW stretched across two nations. A team of 24 swimmers from different squads took on some of the best age group swimmers Scotland has to offer, while Team GAW’s rising national star Ryan Zhao, in the County Team Champs, […]

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REPORT Summer Nationals

Gateshead & Whickham ASC Summer Nationals Report 2017 A report by coaches Ken Nesworthy and Paul Armstrong  These 2017 Nationals were really exciting for our swimmers. It was the first time at a major National Event for all of GAW’s competing athletes and this championships ran live streaming of the World Championships in Hungary at […]

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Gold for Will Hardy – World Para Swimming World Series 2017

For the first time in 2017, World Para Swimming (Formerly IPC) have introduced a World Series Competition Bringing together some of the biggest competitions on the global calendar, the World Series will take in five countries across Europe and the Americas between March-July. Venues include Copenhagen, Sao Paulo, Sheffield, Indianapolis and Berlin Here the world’s […]

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Gateshead’s answer to Michael Phelps

Gateshead and Whickham Swimming Club is celebrating its best ever performance at the recent North East Region Age Group Short Course Championships. The Club won 23 medals and finished third overall behind City of Bradford and Borough of Stockton Star of the team was twelve year old Ryan Zhao. Ryan won nine gold medals, and […]

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NER Short Course Championships 2016

A great performance at the recent North East Region Short Course Championships which resulted in Gateshead and Whickham Swimming Club winning 23 medals and finished third overall behind City of Bradford and Borough of Stockton AGE GROUP 11-13 NER SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS Gold Ryan Zhao x9 (12Y) – 50FS, 100FS, 200FS, 50BK, 100BK, 200BK, 50BS, 100IM, 200IM […]

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