Swimming

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Welcome to the home of SASA in the East District. Here you will find all the information you could need on Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Open Water, Synchro and Masters.

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Open Water

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Open water swimming takes place in outdoor bodies of water such as oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, canals and reservoirs. The activity has grown in popularity in recent years.

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Masters

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Masters swimming is a special class of competitive swimming and is for swimmers 25 years or older. They compete within age groups of 5 years.

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Diving

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Diving is made up of many different styles and techniques. It involves a display of perfectly formed body positions while plunging into a pool of water.

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Water Polo

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Water Polo is a team watersport. The playing team consists of six field players and one goalkeeper. The winner of the game is the team that scores the most goals.

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Synchro

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Can you imagine swimming for up to five minutes while performing acrobatics, holding your breath, looking graceful and having to keep in time to the music or your fellow athletes?

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Jim the swim Anderson MBE, OBE installed in the Scottish Swimming Hall of fame

on Sunday, 14 September 2014.

2014 Scottish Swimming Awards

Jim the swim Anderson MBE, OBE was last night installed in the Scottish Swimming Hall of fame. Jim has represented Great Britain at the Paralympic Games on six occasions, in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and the 2012 Summer Paralympics. He has won six Paralympic gold medals, four at the 2004 Games, in the 50 m, 100 m and 200 m freestyle and the 50 m backstroke events, and two at the 1996 Games in the 50 m backstroke and 100 m freestyle races. He has also set two world records and four European records. He also competed at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing. He was selected again for the 2012 Paralympics in London, finishing fourth in the S2 class final of the 50m backstroke and eighth in the S2 100m freestyle.

In 2004, Anderson was awarded the BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year award and was appointed MBE in the 2005 New Year Honours. He was awarded the OBE in the 2009 Birthday Honours

Livingston and District Dolphins win Club of the Year Award

on Sunday, 14 September 2014.

2014 Scottish Swimming Awards

This year at the 2014 Scottish Swimming Awards, held at the iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, there was a new award for ‘Club of the Year’. The final three clubs were in attendance for the award which was only announced on the night.

Congratulations to Livingston and District Dolphins on becoming the first winners of this trophy, beating off competition from Carnegie Swimming Club and Dumfries Dolphins

Scotland Men and Ladies Waterpolo Teams

on Friday, 12 September 2014.

Dublin this weekend for the North Sea Cup competition

East District clubs will be well represented in the Scotland Men and Ladies Waterpolo Teams in Dublin this weekend for the North Sea Cup competition against teams from Ireland, Wales and Denmark.
The men’s squad:
B Donevski, L Morgan, E Grundy, K Anderson, N Rutherford (Capt), C Campbell, T Cramond, F Rutherford, A Woodall, D Woodall, S Prichett, A Campbell, S Metcalfe. 
Women's Squad:
Chantal Guillot, Holly Campbell, Nicola Tate, Julia MacKay, Laura Mathewson, Emma Bird, Fran Collings, Gael Logan (captain), Carys Hardy, Alison Tate, Hannah Edwards, Alison Thomson, Jordan Kelly-Linden.

Good luck to both teams.