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Club fundraiser – Meet our very own Olympian Emma Robinson 26/07/2016 08:26pm

The Rio Olympics 2016 will be represented by our very own Capital Swim Club member and Wellingtonian, Emma Robinson. Emma realised her dream of going to the Olympics in early 2016 by swimming the 800m freestyle in a time of 8:31.27 - nearly 3 seconds under the Olympic qualifying mark. Emma will return to the Capital after the Olympics. For club members only, logon with your details and View fundraiser flyer.  A flyer for non-Club Members can be viewed here.

Swimming New Zealand have put forward proposed changes for national events for 2017 05/07/2016 06:00pm

Swimming New Zealand have put forward proposed changes for national events for 2017.

The events most affected by these changes will be the New Zealand Junior Championships and the NZ Division II Champs.

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Great results for the Capital Junior swimmers at the Nationals 03/07/2016 11:37am

2016 New Zealand Junior Championships, February 2016 – Capital Swim Club’s Results

A total of 20 junior swimmers from Capital Swim Club converged on the Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre in Auckland to compete at the 2016 NZ Junior Championships on 19-21 February 2016.  A total of 8 individual medals (4 Gold, 1 silver, and 3 Bronze), 1 relay medal, and many personal bests were achieved by the team.   Congratulations to ALL swimmers!!  Once again a huge thank you to all parents who worked tirelessly to fundraise to get the swimmers to this meet.

Our medal winners included:

  • Tamrah Titcombe (11 years) - 3 Gold (200m Individual Medley, 100 and 200m Backstroke) and 2 bronze (200m and 100m freestyle) medals. 
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Wellington Sports Awards 2016 17/06/2016 11:37am

Swimming was well represented in the 2016 Awards with Samantha Lee receiving Sportswoman of the year, Mark Berge receiving Volunteer of the Year, and Mary Fisher Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.

All three winners have been Capital Members with Samantha Lee still an active swimmer and surf lifesaver, Mark an ex Chairman and currently Swim Wellington Chairman, and Mary is now a member of Tawa.

This is the highest number of Swimming winners in any one year at these Awards, and all recipients thoroughly deserve the recognition and aclaim for their work and contribution to the sport. Samantha is currently training in Australia and preparing for the All Surfs Champs in the Netherlands later in the year. Mary has just returned from Europe and is preparing for the Rio Olympics... more