Hugh Sellars from the BASC Masters Squad had a very successful trip down to the Lake District to compete in the Great North Swim over the weekend of June 10th. The Great North Swim is the UK’s biggest open water swim event and an estimated 10,000 people were predicted to take to the water over the three day festival on Lake Windermere.
well done to Bo'ness ASC swimmers (Niamh Glen, Iona Hamilton, Jonathan Tiran and Matthew Dwane) who took part at the Scottish National Open Water Championships, doing a 2km race and a 4X500m relay.
The event took place at Loch Venachar and started as a beautiful sunny day, and changed, typical scottish, to heavy showers. Nevertheless, we had a great day with lots of fun and laughs.
BASC had another very successful performance with 12 swimmers attending the Swim West Lothian (SWL) IM Tough Meet over the weekend of 20th – 22nd May at the Xcite Centre in Bathgate. BASC team members won a total of 15 medals over the weekend!
A very freindly InCAS (Inverkeithing Competitive Amateur Swimmers) Distance Meet was held over the weekend of 14th May at the Carnegie Leisure Centre, Dunfermline. BASC had 10 swimmers attending from Silver and Gold squads with swimmers, coaches and parents alike enjoying the well organized event. All the swimmers put in great individual efforts and together each contributed significantly towards a great overall team performance.
Eight Bo’ness ASC swimmers were among the thirty-three athletes representing FIRST at the Scottish National Age Group Championships (SNAGs) at Glasgow’s Tollcross International Swimming Centre, held over 5 days from Wed 30th March through to Sunday 3rd April.
Another multi-squad turn out at this event with 20 swimmers competing from Developer to Gold squads, cheering their teammates on to win a clutch of medals and set new PB’s. BASC swimmers won a total of 23 medals; with 5 Golds, 11 Silver and 7 Bronze medals.
Twelve BASC swimmers from across Bronze, Silver and Gold squads swam over the weekend at the Ren96 meet at the Linwood Sports Hub. It was a very successful meet for BASC with a total of 18 medal places and some very impressive PB’s being set.