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50m Free Trophies

There are five 50m Free trophies, awarded to the fastest senior and junior (U16) swimmers in the 50m Freestyle at the Swim England National Championships.

50m Free Trophies

Click or tap the name of the trophy below to find out more about each.

Mark Foster TrophyMark Foster Trophy

The Mark Foster Trophy is awarded to the fastest male senior swimmer in the 50m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).

While the Winter Championships are traditionally a short course event, they were held in the long course 50m pool in 2017.

Past Winners: Mark Foster Trophy

YearWinnerClub
2023Calvin FryLoughborough University
2022Matthew RichardsMillfield
2021Matthew RichardsBath NC
2019Alexander BowenLoughborough University
2018Tom FannonLoughborough University
2017Tom FannonPlymouth Leander
2016Ben ProudPlymouth Leander
2015Ben ProudPlymouth Leander
Russell CupRussell Cup

Until 2015, the Russell Cup was awarded to the fastest male senior swimmer in the 50m Free at the ASA National Championships (50m).

Past Winners: Russell Cup

YearWinnerClub
2014Ben ProudPlymouth Leander
2013Andrew WeatherittLoughborough University
2012Adam BrownHatfield
2011Simon BurnettWindsor
2010Craig GibbonsMaxwell
Jock Young TrophyJock Young Trophy

The Jock Young Trophy is awarded to the fastest female senior swimmer in the 50m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).

While the Winter Championships are traditionally a short course event, they were held in the long course 50m pool in 2017.

Jock Young was a member of the ASA North East Counties and once their president. He also went on to become ASA Trophies controller.

Until 2015, the trophy was awarded to the fastest female swimmer in the 50m Free at the ASA National Championships (50m).

Past Winners: Jock Young Trophy

YearWinnerClub
2023Rebecca GuyBristol Henleaze
2022Imogen ClarkDerventio
2021Isabella HindleyBrompton
2019Isabella HindleyBrompton
2018Anna HopkinBath University
2017Anna HopkinBath University
2016Anna HopkinEaling
2015Anna HopkinBath University
2014Rebecca GuyCity of Manchester
2013Emma WilkinsLoughborough University
2012Amy SmithLoughborough University
2011Amy SmithLoughborough University
2010Georgina HeynEaling
Nedderland 1979 TrophyNedderland 1979 Trophy

The Nedderland 1979 Trophy is awarded to the highest ranked male junior swimmer in the 50m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).

While the Winter Championships are traditionally a short course event, they were held in the long course 50m pool in 2017.

Until 2015, the trophy was awarded to the fastest male swimmer in the 50m Free at the ASA National Youth Championships (50m).

Past Winners: Nedderland 1979 Trophy

YearWinnerClub
2022Jason MahmutogluChelsea & West
2021Nicholas FinchChelsea & West
2019Jacob WhittleDerventio
2018Jacob WhittleDerventio
2017Matthew RichardsRoyal Wolverhampton School SC
2016Sam DailleyPlymouth Leander
2015Benjamin MartinPioneer 79
2014Craig McLean / Daniel SpeersCarnegie / Millfield
2013Miles MunroBeau Sejour
2012Ben ProudPlymouth Leander
2011Jamie ThorpeCity of Leicester
2010James BurdenCity of Coventry
Ray Clash TrophyRay Clash Trophy

The Ray Clash Trophy is awarded to the highest ranked female junior swimmer in the 50m Freestyle at the National Winter Championships (25m).

While the Winter Championships are traditionally a short course event, they were held in the long course 50m pool in 2017.

The Ray Clash Trophy was donated to the ASA by the Western Counties ASA in memory and in recognition of the services to swimming of Ray Clash.

Until 2015, the trophy was awarded to the fastest female swimmer in the 50m Free at the ASA National Youth Championships (50m).

Past Winners: Ray Clash Trophy

YearWinnerClub
2022Evie FloatePlymouth Leander
2021Leah WhittakerMount Kelly
2019Evelyn DavisBromley
2018Chiara TommaselloCity of Manchester Aquatics
2017Elena DewhurstAnaconda
2016Brodie JudgeEaling
2015Emma EnglandPlymouth Leander
2014Ruta MeilutytePlymouth Leander
2013Grace VertigansPlymouth Leander
2012Grace VertigansPlymouth Leander
2011Ruta MeilutytePlymouth Leander
2010Rebecca GuyCity of Bristol
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