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Jun 16th

Record Breaking Number of Swimmers Invited to the Nationals

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Congratulations to all swimmers and their Coaches for a record number of Guildford City swimmers to be invited to this year’s National Summer Championships at Ponds Forge 28 July to 9 August
An amazing 54 athletes will represent the Club as individuals or in relay teams over the two week Competition! City is ranked 8th overall in Britain for the British Summer Champs and 2nd overall in England for the ASA English Summer Championships. Combined the Club is ranked third in total invitations behind Loughborough University who are ranked 1st and Plymouth Leander who are ranked 2nd.

Chief Coach Richard Garfield was ecstatic. “This is wonderful news for our Club. We are very proud of all of our swimmers and their Coaches. We continue to be grateful to our volunteer committee who have tirelessly supported our dreams for nearly two decades. This is by far the most successful year in the Club’s history. Remaining top Club in Surrey for the 12th successive year, winning the National Arena Junior Championship at the first time of asking, clearly topping the South East Region Championship medal leader board, winning the National Arena League South Championship for a record breaking 10th time and coming a very close 2nd at the National Arena League Championship Final.

It is great to be green!

List of invited individual and relay swimmers here. Full details are on our ‘National & International Qualifiers 2015’ page.