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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)

7 National Records registered at FINA World Championships

7 National Records registered at FINA World Championships

The Maltese National Swimming Team registered no fewer than seven national (short course) records while competing at the 11th FINA World Championships (25m) held in Istanbul between the 12th and the 16th of December 2012. Malta’s top swimmer Andrew Chetcuti... (Continue reading)

Records for Michaela Millo and Neil Muscat

Records for Michaela Millo and Neil Muscat

During Saturday’s ASA Time Trials held at the National Pool, Tal-Qroqq, Michaela Millo swam an excellent 200m breaststroke race to win back the national record of young Amy Micallef who had registered 2:44.32 last July. Millo, a Neptunes swimmer who... (Continue reading)

Swim For Charity

Swim For Charity

Sirens swimmers made a splash for cash when they helped raise money for charity. Proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Cavalieri Hotel – Community Chest Fund Week.   Nearly 25 swimmers rose to the challenge, jumped... (Continue reading)

Jubilant Agius performing well – Julian Harding established New age group record

Jubilant Agius performing well - Julian Harding established New age group record

Andrea Agius (Open Category) of S.W. Elite has established a new national swimming record in the 50 breaststroke event when he bettered his time to 29.69 from 30.00 he had obtained in Berlin 2011 during the Ninth Age Group Time... (Continue reading)

Three records during Saturday’s time trials

Three records during Saturday's time trials

One national and two age-group records were broken during Saturday’s ASA’s Time Trials at Tal-Qroqq.   Andrea Agius (SW Elite) coached by Neil Agius and Mark Buttigieg clipped 31 hundredths of a second off his own national record of 30.00... (Continue reading)

Sirens Swim Team in Greece

Sirens Swim Team in Greece

In preparation for the winter swimming season and as a closure to the summer programmes of training, the Sirens swimming team consisting of a total of 27 swimmers accompanied by their coaches a number of club officials and a number... (Continue reading)

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