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About callymasters

Cally Masters Swimming Club, based in Cally Pool, Islington, London

The Jubilee 10k River Swim

Callymasters win again – this time at a 10K open water swim in the Jubilee River. The event has over 450 entrants and marks the beginning of the season. By the time the race started, the river was drenched in … Continue reading

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Cally Secure 2nd Place at the Middlesex Masters

Cally Masters were out in force at the Middlesex Masters Swimming Gala held at Barnet Copthall Pool last weekend. Everyone swam well and Cally Masters achieved a well-deserved overall second place. Cally excelled in the relays in which all members … Continue reading

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Cally Masters are Middlesex Champions!

The Middlesex Masters Competition is the annual gala open to all masters clubs in the region. This year it was held at Barnet Copthall on Saturday 29th July. A team of 19 swimmers represented Cally Masters. Swimmers competed in age-group … Continue reading

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The Big Welsh Swim

Here is Sally’s write-up of a great weekend… If you noticed that the Saturday morning session was quiet last weekend it was because it seemed like half of Cally Masters had decamped to Wales to take part in The Big … Continue reading

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Capital Tri Races at the West Reservoir

As has now become usual, a team of Cally swimmers headed to the Stoke Newington West Reservoir for the ‘Splash’ races run by Capital Tri. There are races of 750m, 1500m and 3km. Ingrid swam for Cally for the first time and … Continue reading

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Barnet Copthall Masters Distance Meet

Several of our swimmers swam at Barnet Copthall on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of July. It was a distance meet which gave Richard, Sue and Lorenzo the chance to race 800m freestyle. Lorenzo and Luka also took on … Continue reading

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Jubilee River Swim

A group of nine Cally swimmers headed out to Berkshire for the 10km Jubilee River swim on the 11th June 2017. The swim has been running for a few years and is a chance to swim down a lovely stretch … Continue reading

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Cally Swimathon

Here is Laura’s write-up of the event. Thanks for organising it Laura! On Sunday 9th April Team Cally Masters 1 and 2 descended on the pool for a Swimathon organised for Marie Curie. No, I did not come up with the … Continue reading

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Cally Christmas Party

Thanks so much to Gee for organising our party! It was a lovely night and is always a highlight of the year: great company, delicious food and Christmas hats. Hope that others enjoyed it as much as I did!

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Bournemouth Pier to Pier

Luka Crnjakovic, Nick Warren and David Blakemore headed down to Bournemouth on the 7th of August for the postponed race after wind and large swells made the June date impossible. Unfortunately, the intended 8 strong team had in the meantime been … Continue reading

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