100m Free TrophiesJanuary 1, 2016
There are five 100m Free trophies, awarded to the fastest senior and junior (U16) swimmers in the 100m Freestyle at the ASA National Championships.
100m Free Trophies
Click or tap the name of the trophy below to find out more about each.
The Otter SC Trophy is awarded to the fastest male senior swimmer in the 100m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).
Until 2015, the Otter SC Trophy was awarded to the fastest male senior swimmer in the 100m Free at the ASA National Championships (50m).
- Year: 2016
- Names: Calum Jarvis
- Team: Bath University
- Time: 47.91
Past Winners: Otter SC Trophy
|2015||Ben Proud||Plymouth Leander||46.69|
|2014||Ben Proud||Plymouth Leander||48.88|
|2013||Adam Barrett||Loughborough University||49.84|
History of the Otter SC Trophy
Founded in 1869, Otter SC is one of the earliest English clubs still in existance today.
This trophy is distinguishable by the silver otter situated on the lid of the trophy.
This famous club has produced several ASA presidents, noted administrators and coaches, numerous internationals and Olympians and pioneered Masters competitions in GB prior to onset of ASA national Masters events.
Based at successive venues in central London, Otter SC had an association with Oxbridge and other universities and is now a mixed club that specialises in Masters swimming and water polo.
However, in the pre and post war years, the men’s team were ASA champions, winning freestyle and medley relay championships.
- Year: 2014
- Names: Jessica Lloyd
- Team: City of Manchester Aquatics
- Time: 55.23
Past Winners: Ravensbourne Trophy
|2013||Rebecca Turner||City of Sheffield||55.57|
|2012||Amy Smith||Loughborough University||55.03|
|2011||Amy Smith||Loughborough University||55.27|
|2010||Emma Saunders||City of Manchester Aquatics||56.12|
History of the Ravensbourne Trophy
Ravensbourne SC was a prestigious swimming club in the late 19th century, based at Central London baths and the club of George Hearn, who founded international governing body FINA in 1908.
A number of members were affluent gentleman amateurs and their annual gala often featured in the Illustrated London News detailing their exploits and often featured races for women.
The Bush Trophy is awarded to the fastest female senior swimmer in the 100m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).
- Year: 2016
- Names: Anna Hopkin
- Team: Ealing
- Time: 53.87
Past Winners: Bush Trophy
|2015||Harriet Cooper||City of Derby||53.81|
The Sporting Record Trophy is awarded to the fastest male junior swimmer in the 100m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).
Until 2015, the trophy was awarded to the fastest male swimmer in the 100m Free at the ASA National Youth Championships (50m).
- Year: 2016
- Names: Sam Dailley
- Team: Plymouth Leander
- Time: 51.47
Past Winners: Sporting Record Trophy
|2013||Jack Smith||Plymouth Leander||50.70|
|2012||Ben Proud||Plymouth Leander||50.57|
|2011||Ieuan Lloyd||City of Cardiff||50.99|
|2010||James Young||Plymouth Leander||51.18|
History of the Sporting Record Trophy
Sporting Record was a magazine that was published every Saturday.
The ASA has copies of early publications in which you can study the name change of the Metropolitan Swimming Association to The Swimming Association of Great Britain.
The Jantzen Knitting Mills Ltd Trophy is awarded to the fastest female junior swimmer in the 100m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).
Until 2015, the trophy was awarded to the fastest female swimmer in the 100m Free at the ASA National Youth Championships (50m).
- Year: 2016
- Names: Athena Clayson
- Team: Mount Kelly
- Time: 56.43
Past Winners: Jantzen Knitting Mills Ltd Trophy
|2015||Freya Anderson||Ellesmere College Titans||55.30|
|2014||Ruta Meilutyte||Plymouth Leander||55.17|
|2013||Jessica Lloyd||City of Manchester||55.18|
|2012||Amelia Maughan||Bath University||55.61|
|2011||Jessica Lloyd||City of Manchester Aquatics||55.63|
History of the Jantzen Knitting Mills Ltd Trophy
The Jantzen Knitting Mills Ltd is a company that was established in Portland, USA in 1916, and are still making swim suits today.
While their swimming costumes are more for fashion than speed swimming today, their first suits were claimed as having changed bathing into swimming.