Covid-19 Statements

on Tuesday, 17 March 2020.

Please find the Scottish Swimming and East District Statement on Covid-19 below...

 

 Scottish Swimming position on covid-19

 

 East District position on covid-19

See the top British swimmers in action against leading swimmers from across Europe.

on Saturday, 07 March 2020.

13th - 15th March 2020 at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh International Swim Meet takes place at the Royal Commonwealth Pool starting Friday 13th March. It always attracts a top class field. In 2020 the meet will host the best in GB challenged by European and Olympic swimmers from the Czech Republic, Norway, Ireland, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, the Faroe Isles and France.

On breaststroke Adam Peaty and Loughborough National Centre team mate James Wilby will hope to keep Stirling University’s Ross Murdoch behind them. Other leading Brits attending from Swansea, Bath and Loughborough National Centre’s include Alys Thomas, Daniel Jervis, James Guy, Siobhan Marie O’Connor, Sarah Vasey, Tom Dean, Molly Renshaw and Luke Greenbank.

Edinburgh University’s Commonwealth and European Games swimmers Lucy Hope, Kathryn Greenslade and David Cumberlidge, Aberdeen’s Hannah Miley and Stirling’s Duncan Scott, Aimee Willmott and Ross Murdoch add local interest.

On Friday night Dan Jervis competes against fellow sub-15 minute swimmer the Czech Republic’s Jan Micka for the 1500m title. Duncan Scott and James Guy compete in the 200 free, Siobhan Maire O’Connor and Molly Renshaw will race Belgium’s Olympian Fanny Lecluyse at 100 breaststroke and there will be fast sprint action in the women’s 50 free and men’s 50 fly skins. James Wilby, Alys Thomas, Freya Anderson, Emily Barclay, Shane Ryan, Luke Greenbank, Hannah Miley, Tom Dean, Aimee Willmott, and Ross Murdoch all should feature in the session.

On Saturday night, Adam Peaty competes over 100m, James Guy and Ireland’s Brendan Hyland compete over 200 butterfly and Max Litchfield, Aimee Willmott and Hannah Miley go in the 400 IM. Alys Thomas, Danish Olympian Jeanette Otteson and Charlotte Atkinson go in 100 fly, and David Cumberlidge takes on Scott McLay, Jack Thorpe, Duncan Scott, James Guy and Alex Bowen in the 50 free skins. Edinburgh’s Lucy Hope and Kathyrn Greenslade will race against Freya Anderson in 200 freestyle.

On Sunday night all eyes will be watching Adam Peaty in the 50 breast skins – can he swim all 5 rounds in less than 28 secs, again? Will Olympian Jeanette Ottesen prevail in the 50 fly skins? James Guy is back in action in the 100 fly. And the event finishes with the blue riband mens’ and womens’ 100 frees featuring Duncan Scott, David Cumberlidge, Scott McLay, Shane Ryan, Lucy Hope, Jeanette Ottesen, Emily Crane and Freya Anderson.

 

Online spectator ticket sales are now available for purchase at eism.org.uk. Tickets may also be available to buy during the meet for heats and finals sessions on a cash only basis.

Adult Tickets

Heats Friday/Saturday/Sunday £6.00 for each day

Finals Friday/Saturday/Sunday £10.00 for each day

Concession Tickets (16 yrs and under and 65 yrs and over)

Heats Friday/Saturday/Sunday £5.00 for each day

Finals Friday/Saturday/Sunday £9.00 for each day

Updated Edinburgh International Swim Meet Warm Up Times

on Friday, 06 March 2020.

13th - 15th March 2020 at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh

Faster Heats

: Warm up 07:30 – 8:35 in 50m pool. 7:30 onwards in 25m pool

: Session start 08:45 each day

Slower Heats

: Warm up 11:20  – 12:10 in 50m pool. Friday – Saturday 

: Warm up 11:10  – 11:55 in 50m pool. Sunday

: Session start 12:15 Friday and Saturday, 12:00 on Sunday

 

Finals

: Warm up 15:00 – 15:50 Friday and Saturday

: Session start 16:00

 : Warm up 14:45 – 15:35 Sunday

: Session start 15:45

The pool is available on 12 March for training from 14:00.