News & Media

Oct 27th

Sue Barney Announces Early Retirement

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Sue Barney has decided to retire early at the end of the year and it is with much sadness that the Club will have to say goodbye. Sue has been with Guildford City since 2005 as the Head of the Academy and has been at the forefront of changing the club from one with only […]

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Oct 20th

Lucy Bean – Vice Captain 2014-2015

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I started swimming when I heard about a club in my local area through a friend and just thought it seemed like fun so would give it a go! My best strokes are breastroke and IM and my preferred distances are 100m, 200m and 400m. My best swimming achievement would have to be winning a […]

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Oct 20th

Tilly Houston – Vice Captain 2014-2015

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I started swimming when I was 3 at the David Lloyd Club in Wimbledon and I joined GCSC when I was 12. My best and favourite stroke is freestyle. My favourite distance used to be 100m, but now it is probably 400m. The highlight of my swimming career was going to Nationals when I was […]

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Oct 20th

Joe Clark – Club Captain 2014-2015

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Initially I went for swimming lessons as my parents thought it essential to learn to swim. My best stroke is Freestyle, 1500,400,200,100 and 100 Fly, my best achievement in swimming to date making nationals in 2013 for the first time in the 1500m. After a hard day of competition I like to have steak and […]

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Oct 20th

Emma Day – Club Captain 2014-2015

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I followed my sister into swimming when I was 5. My best strokes are 200m Fly and 200/400IM but I try to compete in other events too. My best achievement was winning silver medals in 200 FLY and 200IM at the European Junior Championships in Poznan, Poland. Later that year I won silver in the […]

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Oct 15th

Club Captains 2014-2015

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We are pleased to announce the Club Captain appointments for 2014 – 2015 Congratulations to Captains Emma Day – 17 – National Youth Green Squad Joe Clark – 17 – National Youth Blue Squad Vice Captains Lucy Bean – 17 – National Youth Green Squad Tilly Houston – 18 – Senior Competitive Development Squad Note: […]

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Oct 12th

Arena League: A team win the first round of Premier League

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Great night all round for Guildford as A team secured a convincing win in Tunbridge Wells with the B team also competing in the same gala and coming 4th.   The C team came 6th in their Division 2 gala in Basingstoke. 2014 ARENA ROUND ONE RESULTS ARENA 2014 TABLES AFTER ROUND 1 Further reports […]

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Oct 10th

Master Swimmer Jim Boucher 25 km Swim

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Take one well-fed Irishman, coat him in grease and sunblock, simmer in hot water for nine hours or 25 km, garnish with a garland of olive leaves and you’re ready to present him with his medal. That’s basically the story of a 25km marathon swim added in the summer to GCSC Masters Swimmer Jim Boucher’s list of open water achievements. The swim […]

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Oct 7th

Brilliant Victory at Barnet Copthall in the Junior League

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On the afternoon of Sunday October 5th the Junior League team of 9-12 year olds travelled to Barnet Copthall to compete in their biggest challenge so far – the Southern Final. Their opposition came from the winners of the various junior leagues in the Southern half of the country – City of Derby, Norwich, Bournemouth, […]

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