A two day event at a new venue - the Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Nottingham (weekend 16th/17th April).
Day 1 commenced with the figures. 4 Reading swimmers competed, Emma Critchley 4th, Hannah Mulshaw 17th, Teri Faye Coupar 20th and Harriette Smith 21st. Full results
The 11-strong team from Reading Royals – Alexandra Turrell, Anna Boehning, Daisy Fowler, Emma Goudge, Emma Kitching, Hannah Mulshaw, Harriette Smith, Isobel Rastall, Jennifer Bates, Katerina Sage and Teri-Faye Coupar – rounded out the top three, their Burlesque themed routine scoring 63.8333 to take the bronze medal
RR had no entries in the club technical solo or club duet competition. Reading Royals' swimmers Katie Clark and Emma Critchley did though swim in the Open competition for GB (not as a pair) finishing 1st and 2nd respectively.
Please see the menu sub pages for more in depth coverage of the Winter Show, British Champs and this year's Reading Novice Competition as well as Reading swimmers competing for the various England and GB squads through the year.
Reading Royals were winners of the Beacon Figures Competition . Well done to the girls who swam... results:-
Junior 15-18years - Open
Teri-Faye Coupar - 3rd
13-15yrs - Open
Cerys Larsen - 8th (Beacon) 2nd
Nayana Walker - 10th 3rd
Rosie Railings - 15th 5th
Amelia Quinn - 18th 7th
Rachel Newman - 20th 9th
Tara Dakovic - 23rd 11th
Abbey Huett - 25th 12th
Alice Saunders - 29th
Madison Squire - 48th
12&Under - Open
Eleanor Blinkhorn - 3rd
Rebecca Saunders - 5th (Beacon) 4th
Beatrice Crass - 8th 6th
Madeleine Staples - 18th 15th
Hayley Pullen - 19th
Jadine Carroll - 34th 24th
Georgia Lindsay - 38th 25th
SE Swim Recreational Competition - Crawley, Sussex
Reading Royals had two Combination teams competing on the day, 12&under and 13/14 Age Group.
The 12&Under team won Gold. The team were:- Emilia Gelder, Eva Patrick, Louise Horlock, Katrina Shipley, Miela Evans-Grubiak, Katy Felton, Milly Coleman, Akice Bloomfield, Charlie Razzell, Florence Blinkhorn, Lily-Rose Hawkins. Pictured right
The 13/14 Team were themselve only .34 away from the top spot. The team:-
Alice Saunders, Hannah Thompson, Tara Evans, Rebecca Blakey, Poppy Feldwick, Molly Sexton, Claudia Connellan, Anna Mironova, Emily McGinn. If anyone has a photo we will be glad to put it up.
Full results - HERE
July - brought the Beacon Games Competition in conjunction with the Leeds Open venue the John Charles Aquatic.