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SCB Success at Carlisle

The 1st of February saw a small contingent of five SCB team members travel to Carlsile for their annual Masters meet. This year the meet would specially commemorate Graham Pearson who was a big personality within the Carlisle club as well as British Masters swimming as a whole.

The team certainly left their mark with members taking a huge haul of medals.
• Kelly McIntosh returned with 6 golds (800 m freestyle, 50 m butterfly, 100 m IM, 50m freestyle, 200 m IM and 100m back stroke) and 1 silver (50 m breast stroke) in the 30-34 years.
• Alison Pirie returned with 4 golds (50 m freestyle, 100 m freestyle, 100 m back stroke and 200 m freestyle) in the 40-44 years.
• David Sutherland 4 golds (100 m IM, 100 m freestyle, 50 m butterfly and 50 m breast stroke) in the 30-34 years.
• Martin Snape won 3 golds (100 m breast stroke, 50 m butterfly and 50 m breast stroke) 40-44 years.
• Keith Dunnett smashed it with 7 golds (800m freestyle, 400 m IM, 200m backcrawl, 100 m breast stroke, 200 m butterfly, 200, breast stroke and 200 m IM); 3 silvers (100m back crawl, 100 m butterfly and 50 m breast stroke) and 3 bronzes (100 m IM, 50 m back stroke and 50 m butterfly) in the 45-49 years.

Kelly McIntosh and David Sutherland also qualified to compete in the mix up medley event held in memory of Graham Pearson. Kelly finished 1st in the women’s event and David finished 4th in the Men’s event.

To cap it all the team finished 3rd best of the competition, well done guys.

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High Places for SCB Swimmers in the British Masters Decathlon

The results of the 2018 British Masters Swimming Decatlon have now been made final and confirms good results for a number of Silver City Blues swimmers. Audrey Cooper finished in third place and this achievement was shared by Martin Snape. With over 2100 swimmers ranked in the men’s event and over 1700 in the women’s […]

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SCB Are Top Club At Inverclyde Masters

The club continued its winning ways at the Inverclyde Masters Meet on 21st/22nd September with lots of great swims from the assembled team of Audrey Cooper, Bronwyn Farr, Alison Findlater, Dianne Fraser, Ailsa Main, Gill Main, Kelly McIntosh, Alison Pirie, Brian Bain, Adam Caton, Chris Ferguson, Bill Forbes, Pete Long, Greg Smedley, Martin Snape and Dave Sutherland. Among […]

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The Late Late News!

Scottish National Masters Championships  2018 Tollcross  Glasgow The view of the trophy at the end of the social. After some concern that the club was under threat of losing the top club award at the Scottish, a fantastic team effort resulted in the club dominating the event once again  – winning the trophy with more […]