Great Britain /UK

City of Liverpool ASC Swims (Albert Dock), Liverpool, Great Britain

Saturday, 23 May, 2009 - 06:30

City of Liverpool ASC Swims (Albert Dock Liverpool) 1mile start 9am. 2 & 4 miles start 9.30am Novice/Junior/Senior. Contact: Gavin Floyd 1 Cowhey Close, Westminster Park, Chester, CH4 7QT.Tel: 01244 682828 Mobile: 07917 046943. e-mail: (Run under BLDSA rules)

Colwick Park Championship, Nottingham, Great Britain

Sunday, 17 May, 2009 - 09:30

Colwick Park Championship (Nottingham) 4km Veterans/Senior, 2km Junior/Senior, 1km Novice, 4x1km Relay, Juniors & Seniors, Freestyle/Breaststroke (One event, any sex or stroke). Start: 11.30hrs (approx). Contact: Mr Peter Lewis, 6 Mapperley Street, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 4DE. Tel: 0115 9526266 (Run under BLDSA rules).

Ali beats ladies world record!

On Tuesday 20th July JLDSC member Alison Wood set off very excitedly from la Coupe Point at 07.08am heading for France - finally after booking her swim 4 years ago! Ali, a seasoned swimmer, was seen off by many well wishers despite the very early start. Ali's impressive swim record includes the Jersey round island swim in 1995 and the English Channel in 1997.

ASA SW Region 5Km and 3Km Pool Challenge, Bath, Great Britain

Saturday, 28 March, 2009 - 09:30 to 13:30

Saturday 28 March 2009 -University of Bath 50m pool
Under ASA Laws and ASA Technical Rules.

A 5Km pool swim is now part of the national programme and this will be the sixth time that the South West Region / Western Counties have held such an event. This year again we are also giving competitors the opportunity to swim the shorter 3Km distance. The aim is to give pool swimmers the opportunity to swim these distances under race conditions and to encourage them to consider entering Open Water events when the warmer summer
weather arrives.

To enter swimmers must be registered with the ASA and be members of a club affiliated to ASA SW Region. The entry fee is £6.50.

5Km warm-up will be at 10.00am. Start 5Km at 10.30am.
3Km warm-up approx 1.30pm. Start 3Km approx 2.00pm.
Minimum age is 12 years old on 31 December 2009.

Jacky Cobell swims longest Channel Swim ever

A collection of articles etc. on the record swim by Jacky Cobell