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SATURDAY 20TH FEB:  Mark it in your diaries for the event of the year!  The club’s Presentation Evening and Barn Dance at Somerset Hall in Portishead.  Details – HERE!  Please note – parents, or a responsible adult, must accompany swimmers – we can’t look after all the kids on their own.  We hope parents will want to join us anyway to make it a real family evening! INVITED SWIMMERS

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Welcome to the website of Clevedon Amateur Swimming Club! We are a friendly club aiming to promote and encourage the sport of competitive swimming. Based in Clevedon in North Somerset, we are affiliated to the Somerset County ASA and the ASA South West, and are accredited to Swim21.

The Club operates in a friendly atmosphere which encourages its members to develop in a relaxed but committed environment. Members that show commitment will undoubtedly personally benefit from the results of their hard work, as well as having the satisfaction of being a member of a great team of friends.

We welcome swimmers of all ages and abilities. Swimmers enter into competitive swimming through our progressive squad structure. The Club holds or attends competitions for all ages and abilities. The purpose of this is to provide a natural progression for the swimmer ranging from the Club’s Novice Gala to National Competition.

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Somerset Press Release

maxresdefaultA press release, covering the first two weekends of the Somerset Championships, has been released with details of all our Champions (!!), Medallists and Finalists.  Makes great reading!  See it on our Press Release page.

And another Champion!

George Champ 2016George Leaman is the latest Clevedon ASC Somerset Champion!  George surged to victory in the 200m Backstroke Senior Championship with a time of 2:04:24.  Callum Greenwood just missed out on a 2nd Senior Championship title, being touched out by the smallest of margins into silver medal position in the Senior 100m Individual Medley.Callum Silver IM 2016

Completing arguably one of the best weekends at the Somerset Championships for many years, Clevedon swimmers were again in the medals and appearing in finals.

More detailed report to follow with medallists, finalists and pbs!  But for now massive congratulations to our Champions!

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

Callum & George Somersets 2016What a day for Clevedon ASC.  Callum Greenwood was crowned Senior Champion in the Boys 100m Backstroke with George Leaman joining him on the podium with the silver Championship medal to make it a 1,2 for Clevedon.  PLUS – a bronze Championship medal for our Senior boys in the Medley Relay. PLUS – a Championships bronze for Finlay Smith in the Junior Boys 50m Fly.  PLUS – a Championship bronze for Amelia Chappell in the Junior Girls 50m Fly.  Amelia Fly Somersets 2016

PLUS – medals in the individual events (more details to follow or check out Somerset ASA for results) and loads of PBs!  WOW!CakLOE_XEAERID_.jpg-largeFinlay Somerset 2016Boys relay 2016

Some tough swimming at Somerset Sunday

when-the-going-gets-tough-the-tough-get-goingDespite tired muscles and minds from yesterday, Clevedon swimmers continued to show their toughness today.  Whilst we wait for the official results here’s the highlights:

There was another golden performance from Ben Penhale as he took top spot in the 200m Butterfly, and also silver in the 100m Free.  Ella Jenkins was again in the medals with her first gold of the Championships in the 50m Breaststroke and a bronze in the 100m Free, producing her best in both the heats and then the final.  An energy-sapping day also saw Ella in the 200m Fly final where she just missed the medals with 4th place.  Earlier in the day Bethan Collins was another silver medallist for Clevedon in the 50m Breaststroke.

There were more finalists today too – Blayne Stanbrook in 3 finals – the 100m Free (6th), the 50m Breaststroke (5th) and the 200m Fly (5th), Finlay Smith had 3 further finals with 4th in the 100m Free, 5th in the 50m Breaststroke and 7th in the 200m Fly and Toby Foster just missed out on the medals with 4th in the 200m Fly, and another finals appearance in the 100m Free (5th).  Mason Smith is getting used to the routine having made another appearance in a final, this time in the 100m Free (5th).  For the girls, Kirsty Cornish made the final of the 50m Breaststroke (8th) and Abigail Phipps put in a strong performance in the 200m Fly to bag a 5th place, joined by Sophie Chambers with 7th.

There were loads of personal best times again – not counted yet, but there were plenty!

Lots of refuelling required for next weekends event!

Double Gold for Ben and 11 finalists at Somersets

Olympic-MedalsA great Saturday for Clevedon at the Somerset County Championships.  Here’s the news:

Ben Penhale – Gold in 400 IM, Gold in 200 free, Finalist in 100 Breaststroke (4th)

Ella Jenkins – Silver in the 400 IM, Silver in the 200m Free, Bronze in the 100m Breaststroke

Toby Foster – Bronze in the 200m Free

Other Finallists:  Mason Smith (6th) and Finlay Smith (8th) in the 100 Breaststroke.  Abigail Phipps (6th) and Amelia Chappell (6th) in the 200 free. Blayne Stanbrook (6th) and Mason Smith (7th) in the 200 Free.

Plus loads of personal best times – 43 in total!  #proud #fastswimming.  Go Clevedon!