Cally Masters prepare for the Swimathon Challenge 2013

Cally Masters is pleased to be taking part in the 2013 Swimmathon Challenge on 27 & 28 April to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

This year, there will be a little light-hearted competition to raise that little bit extra for a fantastic cause. Cally Masters will be competing with other Aquaterra clubs to see which club can swim 5k in the quickest time. Eight swimmers will do a relay, with only one swimmer allowed in the pool at any one time.

This will be a  fun, friendly and important event with a little competition thrown in to raise awareness and funds for a great cause! Please email callymasters@gmail.com if you’d like to participate.

The website is http://www.swimathon.org/.

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Double gold for Cally Masters

On 9/10 February a team from Cally Masters took to the pool at the South East Regions at K2 Crawley achieving double gold in the 4x200m and 4x100m freestyle relays!

Cally Masters at SE Regions 2013

Our team also placed highly in the individuals taking home a number of medals:

Rebecca – GOLD 100 Free
Christine – GOLD 200 Fly, SILVER 50 Fly
Sara – SILVER 50 Breast, SILVER 200 Breast, 4th 100 Free
Jenny – 4th 200 Breast
Jo – 4th 50 Breast, 6th 200 Breast, 4th 100 Back
Rebecca / Christine / Sara / Jenny – GOLD 4 x 200 Free Relay
Rebecca / Christine / Jenny / Jo – GOLD 4 x 100 Free Relay

Well done to Rebecca, Christine, Sara, Jenny and Jo – Great swimming!!!

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Cally Masters brave the cold!

CWSCOn 26 January, some of our bravest, or perhaps maddest, Cally Masters swimmers took to the cold water at the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships 2013.

The coldest on record, the water temperature dipped to 0.5C but this didn’t stop Cally competing in the head-up breaststroke and relay events!

Well done to Jen, Sally, Gee, Cath, Rad and Dylan for taking part!!

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Sara Perry takes Bronze for Cally Masters at Barnet Copthall Masters 1500m Freestyle Meet

Having recently won medals for Cally Masters at the British Masters National Swimming Championships in Sheffield, Sara Perry took to the pool again, racing in the 1500m Masters event hosted by Barnett Copthall Swimming Club.

Sara swam amazingly during the gruelling distance, smashing her PB by over a minute to arrive home in Bronze position. Congratulations to Sara!

We hope Sara and the rest of Cally Masters have as much success in 2013!

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Congratulations on National medals

Well done to Sara Perry (left) and Christine Hoyle (right) on a fantastic medal haul for Cally Masters at the British Masters National Swimming Championships 2012, held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

Christine got a bronze in the 200m fly, Sara got bronze in the 50m breast and also the 400m free and a silver in the 200m breast.

Sara said ‘I was really pleased with my 400m free time and thrilled to get a medal as I was only seeded 5th. We had a great weekend and a good night out on Saturday’.

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Welcome

This is the new refreshed web site for Cally Masters Swimming Club. Take a look around and let us know what you think.

This ‘Home’ section will be for club news such as results, forthcoming events, schedule changes or anything else that seems relevant.

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