Orsted Sponsor Grimsby Aquatics National Qualifiers

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Top competitive swimming club, Grimsby Aquatics Swim Team, are proud to announce their sponsor Orsted for this year’s national qualifiers.  The club will be represented again this year at all three key national events in the British Swimming calendar.

Holly Williams (21) and Beth Hall (13) will be competing at the British Summer Championships 2019* during 23 – 28 July at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow.

Grimsby are celebrating a record 7 qualifiers at the National Summer Meet (50m) 2019 which is Swim England’s biggest domestic swimming event of the year, which took place at Ponds Forge, Sheffield from 31 July – 4 August.  Qualifiers across a wide range of events are:

Holly Williams (21)

Beth Hall (13)

Alex Woods (16)

Eve Linton (15)

Evie Barber (14)

Sarah Hedges (13)

Libby Munday (12)

Grimsby Aquatics have seen consistent performances in the open water category over the years and this year saw another 7 national qualifiers who will be taking to the water for the Swim England Open Water National Age Group Championships 2019 taking place at Thrybergh Country Park on Monday 5 August.  Qualifiers are:

Danni Crump (21)

Alex Woods (16)

Henry Howarth (16)

Evie Barber (14)

Beth Hall (13)

Macey Dawson (12)

Age groups 12 and 13 yrs compete over 2km, 14 and 15 yrs compete over 3km, while 16, 17/18 and 19+ yrs complete the 5km course.

The indoor Summer Meets forms part of a swimming competition structure in Great Britain whereby the top ranked swimmers in each event are invited to compete at the British Swimming Summer Championships.  The next ranked swimmers at English affiliated club are invited to compete at the English Nationals.

The rankings are on swimmers’ performances at level 1 meets between the qualification window, typically between March and May.

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