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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

Summary of results for Capital Swimmers at North Island Secondary Schools Swim Champs 2016 - Sat 14 May 24/05/2016 11:26pm

14 Capital swimmers competed for their respective Schools at the recent North Island Secondary School Swim Champs in Palmerston North. 

1. Male Competition – 

Palmerston North Boys High (751pts) pipped Wellington College (740.5pts) on the overall points table by a narrow margin. 

 

Individual Male Results 

Matthew Peterson (Wgtn Coll Team Captain) – 3 gold medals 

gold 50m Breaststroke (Senior1 age group) 

gold 100m Breaststroke 

gold 200m Breaststroke 

Matthew dominated the Senior Breaststroke and placed 4th in the 50m Freestyle. 

 

Ben Stirling (Wgtn Coll) – 3 gold medals 

gold 50m Breaststroke (Junior age group) 

gold 100m Breaststroke 

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NAGS 2016 (WRAC, 18-22 April). 03/05/2016 01:25am

13 Capital swimmers competed at the recent LC National Age Group Swim.

 A number of them returned a total of 14 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, 7 bronze) and their combined efforts took the Capital Club to 5th place nationally on the points table.

 

Top 10 performing Clubs at NAGS 2016

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