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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Susan Liddle Travels to British Gas Welsh summer nationals

on Sunday, 10 August 2014.

Invited back

After travelling to Wales last year a part of the Technical officials exchange programme, this year Susan Liddle was invited to officiate, refereeing as many as 14 sessions

ASA National Championship success for Carnegie

on Sunday, 10 August 2014.

Ponds Forge 2014

Stefan Hoggan won silver medals in the multi classification disability 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly events, but saved the best for last with a gold medal in the 100m freestyle on Sunday. 
 
Fifteen year old Craig McLean gained more medals than any other male competitor in the event;  three gold medals for the 50m and 100m freestyle and medley relay, two silvers in the 100m backstroke and 400m freestyle relay, and two bronzes in the 200m freestyle and 800m freestyle relay. He broke the British 50m freestyle age group record 3 times in heats, semi-final and final, and set new British and Scottish age group records in the 100m and 200m freestyle.
 
Craig Bowman finished off an outstanding year with a win in 17/18 year  100m butterfly in a new Scottish age group record time, a silver medal in the 200m butterfly, a fifth in the 100m backstroke and an eighth place in the open 50m butterfly.  
Mark Szaranek won gold in the 200m individual medley, leading throughout the race in a commanding  display. He also won silver medals in the 100m butterfly and 200m freestyle, was fourth in the 100m freestyle and eighth in the 50m freestyle.
The two Craigs and Mark combined with Jack Szaranek to win the last event of the championships – the 400m medley relay. Their time of 3.46.12 was a new Scottish senior club record. The same four just lost out in the 400m freestyle relay by 0.04 seconds taking silver, but setting an east district club record. They completed their relay medal set with a bronze in the 800m freestyle relay, in another east district club record time.
Kirsty Simpson won the 17/18 year old 100m backstroke title with a 62 second swim, setting a new Scottish age group record.
Chelsea Lawson finished ninth in the 100m event, before being just touched out in the 200m event where she won silver.
Tain Bruce won silver in the 15/16 year 200m butterfly in a 16 year old Scottish record time and also reached the final of the 100m butterfly and 200m individual medley where she finished fourth and eighth respectively.
Rachael O’Donnell competed in four finals with a best placed finish of fourth in the 200m individual medley.    She also competed in both the breaststroke finals and the 200m freestyle final. 

Carnegie take ASA National Championship Men's Youth 4x100m Medley Title

on Sunday, 10 August 2014.

Ponds Forge August 2014

Congratulations to the Carnegie ASA National Championship Men's Youth 4x100m medley title winning team of Craig McLean (00:57.21), Mark Szaranek (01:03.27), Craig Bowman (00:53.13) & Jack Szaranek (00:52.51) to record a combined time of 03:46.12