Swimming

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Agius and Pace consolidate top placings

Agius and Pace consolidate top placings

Neil Agius and Hannah Pace continued to dominate their respective categories in the Open Water Swimming Championships 2013 organised by Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club and sponsored by Vileda. Both swimmers covered the 2-kilometre course unchallenged to open a wide... (Continue reading)

Aguis and Pace emerge as favourites

Aguis and Pace emerge as favourites

Neil Agius consolidated his top spot in the Vileda Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships 2013 with another victory in the second race of these championships. Reigning champions Hannah Pace opened her defence of the title in style after... (Continue reading)

Vileda open water swimming championships 2013

Vileda open water swimming championships 2013

The 2013 Open Water Swimming Championships organised by Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club and sponsored by Vileda, opened with a difficult race due to the prevailing  weather conditions. The race was held in the sheltered Salina Bay with 92 swimmers... (Continue reading)

Neil Muscat, Kristina Fino break age-group records in latest time trials

Neil Muscat, Kristina Fino break age-group records in latest time trials

The latest Time Trials before the start of the national swimming championships produced two junior records. These were obtained by the Neptunes 15-year-old swimmer Neil Muscat who swam the 50 metres Free in 25.14, an improvement of 0.41seconds on his previous... (Continue reading)

10 week Swimming course to start on the 27th of April

10 week Swimming course to start on the 27th of April

Swimming Lessons to commence at the National Pool at Tal-Qroqq on Saturday 27th April for a period of 10 weeks .Note  that for this Saturday only, the session will take place between 12pm and 1pm, for the remaining nice weeks... (Continue reading)

44 swimmers competing in Easter Meet for Sirens ASC swimming Team

44 swimmers competing in Easter Meet for Sirens ASC swimming Team

Sirens ASC swimming team produced a fantastic performance at the Easter International Meet held between Thursday 4thand Saturday 6th April. Fielding a young team of 44 swimmers with some of the swimmers competing in certain events for the first time, and... (Continue reading)

Several swimming records set at annual Easter Meeting

Several swimming records set at annual Easter Meeting

This year’s International Easter Swim Meet, held at Tal-Qroqq Swimming Complex, produced another spate of records by Maltese swimmers. There were 11 records in all. The highlights of this annual event, now in its 20th edition, were the nine records... (Continue reading)

Pia Grech sets new breaststroke national record

Pia Grech sets new breaststroke national record

Pia Grech (Neptunes WPSC) who is coached by Gail Rizzo clocked 35.31 sec in the 50 metres breaststroke , a time which bettered Francesca Paolella’s record set 5 years ago by 0.31 seconds.Grech also beat her own Age-Group D record... (Continue reading)

New age-group swimming records recorded in breaststroke and butterfly

New age-group swimming records recorded in breaststroke and butterfly

Two age-group records were registered on saturday 2nd February, by two Neptunes swimmers at the Second Age Group Swim Meet held at Tal Qroqq National Pool. Neil Muscat (Neptunes) broke the 200 breaststroke event when he broke John Buttigieg’s record... (Continue reading)

5 young swimmers end their year in style

5 young swimmers end their year in style

Julian Harding of Neptunes WPSC ended the year in style when he lowered his own record in the 50 breast stroke event to 30.79 from 31.30 (Group D) he had registered last June in Andorra at the 11th Age Group Trials... (Continue reading)

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