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Kent Championships 2017 – round up

IMG_7478 bAt the end of this year’s Kent Championships, Bromley have finished as the THIRD BEST TEAM IN KENT for the 2nd year running! We have also closed the gap on Second Place compared to last year, and achieved over 1000 points for the first time ever!

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Our boys team managed to finish in 2nd place behind Thanet, while our girls team finished in 3rd place. We totalled 120 medals (38 Gold, 41 Silver and 41 Bronze). It’s great to see the team continuing to move forwards with more of our swimmers qualifying (and for more events) than ever before. What a great start to 2017 – well done team!

All results for this years’ championships can be found here:

Updated February 21st, 2017

Kent Championships 2017 – Weekend Four

The fourth and final weekend of the Kent Championships 2017 saw Bromley add a further 43 medals to their haul, as well as a further 42 finalists and countless PBs.

Highlights were:

  • British Championships Qualifying Times for Brinkley (50m Butterfly, 50m Freestyle), Meers (50m Butterfly, 50m Backstroke) and Rogers (50m Breaststroke)
  • Open Champion to: Brinkley (50m Freestyle) and I Meers (50m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly)
  • Age-Group Champions: I Meers (200m IM, 50m Butterfly, 50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle), Alex Corver (200m IM, 50m Breaststroke), T Van Selm (200m IM, 50m Butterfly),  J Billings (50m Buttterfly), Jackson (50m Butterfly), Rogers (50m Breaststroke), Pickering (50m Breaststroke), Brinkley (50m Freestyle), E Van Selm (50m Freestyle)
  • Open Podiums to: O Coe (50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke), Brinkley (50m Butterfly), Jackson (50m Butterfly), Rogers (50m Breaststroke)
  • Age-Group Silver medals to: Billings (200m IM), Brinkley (50m Butterfly), Cleaver (50m Butterfly), Alex Corver (50m Backstroke), Scholes (50m Breaststroke), I Meers (50m Breaststroke), Powell (50m Breaststroke), L Meers (50 Freestyle), Woolley (50m Freestyle), Lander (50m Freestyle)
  • Age-Group Bronze medals to: Alicia Corver (200m IM & 50m Butterfly), Cleaver (50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle), O Coe (50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke), Lander (200m IM), Carter (200m IM), Alexia Jackson (200m IM), Alex Corver (50m Butterfly), Woolley (50m Backstroke),  Mahendrakumar (50m Breaststroke), Ashworth (50m Breaststroke), T Van Selm (50m Freestyle)

Well done to the whole team! We have had a great year this year and the number of PBs and Regional Qualifying times has been fantastic.

For a full report click here: Kents 2017 – weekend four

Updated February 21st, 2017

Kent Championships 2017 – Weekends Two & Three

Another two successful weekends at the 2017 Kent Championships saw Bromley bring home a further 16 Gold Medals, 15 Silver Medals and 12 Bronze medals, as well as achieving 101 top 8/finalist positions in the age-group events and 15 Open Finalists/top 8 finishers. There were a huge number of personal best performances from swimmers of all ages, and fantastic support from our team.

Highlights were:

  • Junior County Record for Meers – 100m Backstroke 1.04.99 (subject to ratification)
  • British Championships Qualifying Times for Meers (100m Backstroke) and Rogers (100m and 200m Breaststroke)
  • Open Champion for Brinkley (100m Freestyle), Rogers (100m and 200m Breaststroke) and Meers (100m Backstroke)
  • Age Group Champions: Alex Corver (100m Butterfly, 100m & 200m Breaststroke), Lander (200m Freestyle, 100m/200m Backstroke), Meers (100m Butterfly, 100m/200m Backstroke, T Van Selm (100m Butterfly, 200m Freestyle), Rogers (100m/200m Breaststroke), Brinkley (100m Freestyle), Woolley (100m Freestyle), E Van Selm (100m Freestyle)
  • Open podiums for Dobb (100m/200m Freestyle), Ireland (100m Breaststroke) and Meers (200m Backstroke, 100m Butterfly)
  • Age-Group Silver Medals to: Billings (100m/200m Butterfly, 200m Backstroke, 200m Freestyle), Alex Corver (200m Butterfly), Alicia Corver (200m Butterfly), T Van Selm (100m Backstroke), Ashworth (100m Breaststroke), Powell (100m Breaststroke), S Pickering (100m Breaststroke), Mahendrakumar (100m Breaststroke), Dobb (100m Freestyle), Lander (100m Freestyle), Carter (200m Freestyle), Meers (100m Freestyle)
  • Age-Group Bronze Medals to: Lander (100m/200m Butterfly), Jackson (100m Butterfly), Smith (200m Butterfly), Norris (200m Butterfly), Carter (200m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle), Billings (100m Backstroke), Powell (200m Breaststroke), Scholes (200m Breaststroke), Meers (100m Breastroke), S Pickering (200m Breaststroke), Ireland (100m Breaststroke), Woolley (200m Freestyle), Dobb (200m Freestyle).

Well done to the whole team! Only one more weekend to go!

For a full report please click here: Kents 2017 – weekend two&three

Updated February 9th, 2017

Kent Championships – Weekend One

Bromley had a great start to our Kent Championships 2017 with Two Golds, Ten Silvers and Six Bronze medals as well as a whole string of top-eight medalists and personal best performances!

Highlights were:

  • Billings and Lander crowned County Champions in 400m IM and 400m Freestyle
  • Silver medals to Carter (400m/800m Freestyle), T Van Selm (400m IM, 400m/800m Freestyle), A Corver (400m Freestyle), Billings (400m Freestyle), Sellar (1500m Freestyle)  and Dobb (400m Freestyle- A/G & Open)
  • Bronze medals to Carter (400m IM), Woolley (400m Freestyle), Sellar (400m Freestyle) and Dobb (1500m Freestyle – A/G & Open)
  • 35 top-8 finishes

We also had lots of great personal best performances and the best representation across all age groups in the distance events that we’ve ever seen- a massive improvement for the whole club!

For a full report please click here:

Kents 2017 – weekend one

Updated February 7th, 2017