The ASA NORTH WEST REGION would like to congratulate Holly Hibbott, Southport/Stockport Metro on winning the GOLD MEDAL in the 800 metres Freestyle and Luke Greenbank, Cockermouth on winning the GOLD MEDAL in 100m Backstroke and 200m Backstroke breaking the Junior World Record at the European Games in Baku.
The 2015 Open Water Festival took place at Salford Quays on Sunday 21st June 2015.
The entries for this competition had risen this year with over 160 swimmers taking part in what was the ASA North West Region; ASA North East Region; Cheshire County WPSA; Lancashire County WPSA; Northumberland & Durham SWPA Championships as well as the PSUK Championships (Police).
The weather was not the best for the swimmers but this did not deter them from swimming to their best.
The winners from the regional events will now be invited to take part in the ASA Open Water Nationals Championships at Rother Valley on 3rd August.
The qualifying window for the British Summer Swimming Championships and associated home nation summer competitions will open on Friday 13th March.
The latest version of the British Swimming Disqualification Report, incorporating the recent changes to FINA Rules, is now available to download.
2015 Open Water Swimming Festival incorporating the ASA North West Region and ASA North East Region Championships, PSUK Championships; Cheshire County WPSA Championships and Lancashire County WPSA Championships will be held on Sunday 21st June at the Watersports Centre, Salford Quays.
At the FINA Congress in 2014 there were certain rules that were updated. Click the link below to access the updatred rules
Swimnorthwest support the School Swimming Gala held on Wednesday 19th November which saw saw children from 13 primary schools take part in the ATSA KS2 Swimming gala at the Pelican Centre in Tyldesley.
I would like to make you aware that School Swimathon 2015 registration has now opened.
Following on from the information published on the British Swimming website regarding the Summer Championships.
The ASA North West Region in partnership with the England Talent Programme will be holding 2 training camps on:-
Monday 29th December at Manchester Aquatic Centre and Saturday 28th March at Accrington Academy.
Selection will take place following the ASA/British Gas National Age Groups Championships in conjunction with the England Programme Officer
Listed below is some information regarding the camps.