SWIMMING: Dophin's youngsters secure medal haul

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SQUAD of more than 30 Swindon Dolphin swimmers were in Gloucester last weekend at the City of Gloucester Swimming Club’s level 3 open meet.

Carlin retains her funding

Swindon Advertiser: Wales' Jazz Carlin poses with her Gold medal as she celebrates her victory on the podium, in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final at Tollcross Swimming Centre, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monda

11:55am Friday 10th October 2014

COMMONWEALTH and European double medallist Jazz Carlin has been named in British Swimming’s 2015 performance squads for Podium and Podium Potential athletes who will receive direct support from UK Sport through the World Class Performance Programme.

Second gold for classy Carlin in Germany

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin will contest her third Commonwealth Games this summer

4:41pm Sunday 24th August 2014

JAZZ Carlin is celebrating her second gold medal of the European Swimming Championships after winning the women’s 400m freestyle event.

Fraser is the eighth wonder at Dolphin’s season ender

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

FRASER Durston was the biggest winner at Swindon Dolphin’s end-of-season open meet.

Glasgow experience will inspire Tilly to make Rio Games

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: Gray makes another final

5:30am Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE experience of competing at the Commonwealth Games has given Swindon swimmer Tilly Gray added incentive to realise her Olympic dream in 2016.

New best for Dolphin Will at Nationals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

WILL Davies continued his impressive form at the British Gas ASA National Championships in Sheffield at the weekend.

Dolphin's Will’s way is a PB at the Nationals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

WILL Davies put in a stunning display at the British Gas ASA National Championships in Sheffield yesterday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin in 400m freestyle final

Swindon Advertiser:

11:12am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin progressed to the final of the 400m freestyle after finishing third in her heat this morning.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz can feel a medal coming despite opening night disappointment

Swindon Advertiser:

10:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin failed to deliver a medal on her first outing at the Commonwealth Games – but she’s got a feeling that won’t be the case for long.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tilly misses out on fly final

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

8:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON'S Tilly Gray missed out on a place in the final of the women's 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz misses the medals

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

7:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin missed out on a medal spot in the 200m freestyle in Glasgow this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gold for Miley

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7:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON-born Hannah Miley has won the women’s 400m individual medal gold medal in the Commonwealth Games pool this evening.

Till’s on the chill pills in Athletes’ Village ahead of Glasgow games

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

AHEAD of her Commonwealth Games debut in the pool today, Tilly Gray has said she is “chilled and relaxed” thanks to the extensive facilities on offer to English athletes in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz primed for her 'home' Games

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

11:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

JAZZ Carlin is determined to enjoy her ‘home’ Games at Glasgow 2014 after being denied the opportunity to race at London 2012 by illness.

Gray not fazed by 100m challenge

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TILLY Gray feels that her surprise chance to compete in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games fits in perfectly with her rigorous preparation for the meeting in Glasgow.

Gray gets nod for 100m at Commonwealths

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Tilly Gray

11:41am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TILLY Gray has today learned that she will race in both the 100m and 200m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

First place for Beth

5:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

SWINDON Dolphin’s Beth Crouch topped off a gruelling afternoon of swimming with a first place finish at the South West Regional open water championships in the slightly choppy waters off Weymouth beach and qualification to the British Gas ASA Youth Open Water Championships in August.

It’s the end of an era for Grant

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5:30am Friday 20th June 2014

SWINDON Olympian Grant Turner is hanging up his goggles after deciding to bring his glittering swimming career to an end.

Not Turning away from pool passion

Swindon Advertiser: Grant Turner in action during the 2010 Commonwealth Games

5:30am Friday 20th June 2014

GRANT Turner is looking forward to giving something back to the sport which took him around the world after announcing his retirement from swimming.

Double gold for Swindon's Jazz

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

10:57pm Sunday 15th June 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin picked up two golds as Great Britain collected 18 medals at the Barcelona leg of the Mare Nostrum series.

Perfect 10 for Dolphin

Swindon Advertiser: National qualifier William Davies and Sophie Bartlett, who won a silver medal in the 800m freestyle at Millfield

5:30am Saturday 14th June 2014

WILLIAM Davies became Swindon Dolphin’s 10th national qualifier of the season this weekend, recording a time of 17:48.31 in the 1500m freestyle at the Regional Age Group Championships. The achievement topped a weekend of other successes for Dolphin, who were not only competing at the first weekend of the Championships at Millfield School, Somerset, but also had a squad attending the Cardiff International Open Meet at the Welsh capital’s International Pool.

Talent pool provides success for Prior Park School

5:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

THREE Prior Park Prep School pupils swam their way to the IAPS Swimming championships earlier this month.

Gray opens up about her turbulent year

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

5:30am Saturday 17th May 2014

IN the space of 12 months, Tilly Gray has gone through three coaches, three clubs and two nationalities but the Swindon swimmer put her year from hell, and her own self-doubts, firmly behind her by earning the right to represent England at the Commonwealth Games.

Swindon Dolphin trio secure national times

5:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

THREE Swindon Dolphin swimmers added themselves to the national qualifier list last weekend.

Gray relieved to earn Commonwealth Games spot

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

5:30am Thursday 8th May 2014

TILLY Gray admitted that relief was her instant emotion after being confirmed as one of 39 swimmers set to represent England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer.

Gray named in Commonwealth Games team

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Tilly Gray

11:51am Wednesday 7th May 2014

FORMER Swindon Dolphin swimmer Tilly Gray has been selected in the England squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Tilly awaits Commonwealth Games fate

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray will find out today if she has qualified for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Swindon's Carlin retains her 400m title

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

JAZZ Carlin finished her British Championship campaign in style by convincingly retaining her 400m freestyle title in Glasgow.

Another gold medal for Swindon's Carlin

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

6:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON swimming star Jazz Carlin has retained her British title in the 400m freestyle after a dominating display in the championships in Glasgow.

BRITISH SWIMMING CHAMPS: Jazz is a leading lady

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SWINDON Tigersharks’ star Jazz Carlin caused big ripples in swimming as she set the fastest time of any woman in the world this year on her way to winning the British 800m freestyle title in Glasgow last night.

Gray grabs a silver

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Tilly Gray

7:45pm Monday 14th April 2014

SWINDON Swimmer Tilly Gray bagged a silver in the women's 200m Buttertfly at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

Carlin sets world's fastest time at British Champs

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

7:18pm Monday 14th April 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin set the fastest time in the world this year as she stormed to British 800m freestyle title in Glasgow on Thursday evening.

Swindon's Carlin books another final place

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Swindon swim star Jazz Carlin is bidding for another medal at the British Swimming Championships after booking her place in tonight’s final of the 800m freestyle.

Turner goes for glory in Glasgow

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10:22am Sunday 13th April 2014

SWINDON’S Grant Turner will go for glory tonight in the 100 metre freestyle at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

It's a Gray day for Tilly as she comes last in 100m butterfly final

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray was not at her best in final of the 100m butterfly at the British Swimming Championships last night in Glasgow.

Carlin picks up a silver in Glasgow

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Jazz Carlin in action for Tigersharks at the weekend

5:30am Friday 11th April 2014

SWINDON’S Jazz Carlin won silver in the 200m freestyle last night in what she hopes will be the first of three finals at this year’s British Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

SWIMMING: Swindon freestyle star Turner eyes place at Commonwealth Games

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5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

FREESTYLE ace Grant Turner believes he is going into today’s British Swimming Championships in the best shape of his life.

SWIMMING: Glasgow rehearsal for Jazz Carlin

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Jazz Carlin

5:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

Jazz Carlin plans to use this week’s British Gas Swimming Championships as a dress rehearsal for the summer’s Commonwealth Games.

National Hopes

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

LOCAL swimmers are in action this weekend, hoping to secure qualifying times for the National Youth Championships in August.

Great Britain star returns to Swindon club

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

5:30am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Tigersharks head coach Lesley Leffers, says that the effect of welcoming back Jazz Carlin to her team cannot be understated.

GB star inspires Tigersharks

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Jazz Carlin in action for Tigersharks at the weekend

5:30am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

GREAT Britain swimmer Jazz Carlin returned to her hometown club Tigersharks to help them secure third spot in the Wiltshire Winter league final at the Link Centre on Saturday.

Wiltshire Youth Championship success for Swindon Dolphin

5:30am Tuesday 11th March 2014

LOCAL swimmers secured their place as the best in the county on Saturday, when the final two sessions of the Wiltshire ASA Youth Championships took place at the Link Centre.

Jazz and Tilly in the medals

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

9:53pm Sunday 9th March 2014

SWINDON swimmers Jazz Carlin and Tilly Gray were both amongst the medals at the Mediterranean Open in Marseilles over the weekend.

Tigersharks coach is looking to the future

5:30am Thursday 6th March 2014

SWINDON Tigersharks Head Coach Lesley Leffers was left pleasantly surprised by quality performances of her youth squad and hopes it continues into another weekend of competition.

Local swimmers get off to a flyer in Wiltshire Youth Championships

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Dolphin's Charlotte Gardo in action at the Wiltshire County ASA Youth Championships

5:30am Tuesday 4th March 2014

LOCAL swimmers made home advantage count at the Link Centre this weekend as they dominated the first two days of the Wiltshire County ASA Youth Championships.

DIVING: Top marks for Swann

5:30am Tuesday 18th February 2014

DIVERS from Highworth Phoenix enjoyed success at the Wiltshire County Championships held at Trowbridge Sports Centre.

CLUB OF THE WEEK: Highworth Phoenix Diving Club

Swindon Advertiser: Members of Highworth Phoenix Diving Club

5:30am Tuesday 11th February 2014

BORN from small beginnings and a different pool, Highworth Phoenix Diving Club is now a thriving facility for young divers from across the area, writes LAURA LAMBERT.

Dolphin enjoy success at Last Chance Meet

5:30am Tuesday 4th February 2014

SWINDON Dolphin added more names to the county and regional qualifier lists at the Last Chance Level 3 Open Meet at the Link Centre.

Dolphin record duo off to nationals

5:30am Saturday 25th January 2014

Swindon Dolphin’s Charlotte Pitts took the first opportunity of the season to achieve the national qualification time in the 400m freestyle at the recent Portsmouth Northsea Level 1 Open Meet, doing so in a club record time.

Jazz staying focused despite coach's impending departure

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin, pictured at the recent kitting-out session for Wales’ Commonwealth Games team, of which she will be a member for a third time in Glasgow next year

5:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

JAZZ Carlin is determined not to let the impending departure to Australia of long-time coach Bud McAllister disrupt her assault on Commonwealth Games medals this summer.



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