Alex & Grace – Great North Swim

Alex & Grace - Great North Swim

Alex & Grace – Great North Swim

Synchro mums Alex and Grace today swam the Great North Swim in the Lake District for charity.  Alex is fundraising for Motor Neurone Disease Association and anyone wishing to sponsor her can do so on her JustGiving page.   Grace is also fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support and CoPA as well!  Donations can be made in person to Chris Rushton or Grace and will be passed on to CoPA and Macmillan.

Both ladies finished in style!  Many congratulations from team CoPA!

 

CoPA Success at British Championships

Well done to all swimmers who competed in the British Championships at Gloucester this weekend.  It was another success story for CoPA with Shannon and Beth taking a silver medal in the technical duet with a score of 59.9902 and Shannon scoring 60.7705 for her technical solo to scoop bronze.  The team also swam well in their free combination event and finished 9th (including the England Team) overall.  Full results can be found on the ASA web site.

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Shannon - Technical Solo Bronze

Shannon – Technical Solo Bronze

Beth & Shannon - Silver Medallists

Beth & Shannon – Technical Duet Silver Medallists

 

 

Nationals Information

The final schedule for the Nationals competition on 2nd/3rd May and event details involving CoPA swimmers can be found below.

 

All competing swimmers please remember to bring the following:

  • Change for the car park
  • Passport or other form of identity which incorporates your photograph
  • Log book

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Skill Results – February 2015

Congratulations to the City of Preston girls who took skill assessments today.  All passed with the following results:

  • Gracie gained skill level 1,
  • Izzy passed skill level 2,
  • Natasha passed skill level 2,
  • Rhea passed skill level 4,
  • Shannon successfully renewed her skill level 5.

Well done to all.

CoPA Swimmer of the Year Award

Big congratulations to Daisy on being awarded CoPA “Swimmer of the Year” 2014!  Daisy, pictured here with coach Fiona was presented with her trophy at the annual CoPA Christmas Display last night and has her name added to the long line of swimmers to have received this award in past years.  Well done Daisy!

Daisy, Swimmer of the Year 2014

Daisy – Swimmer of the Year

CoPA Dominate at the ASA Masters!

Beth & Shannon / Technical Duet

Beth & Shannon in their Technical Duet Routine

Huge congratulations to the following for their achievements which collectively and individually made for a very impressive showing at the ASA Masters in Telford.

Beth won a silver medal in the 20-29 age group technical solo event, with Shannon gaining bronze in the same category.  Fiona won a gold medal in the age 40-49 technical solo category.

In the technical duets, Shannon and Beth took silver in the 20 – 29 age group, whilst Fiona and Megan were awarded gold in the 30-39 age group.

Beth gained a silver medal in the 20-29 age category for her free solo routine, with Shannon taking bronze.  Meanwhile Fiona was busy garnering another gold medal in the 40-49 age category.

Beth and Shannon were awarded another silver medal in the 20-29 age group free duets, with Fiona and Megan grabbing another gold for their routine in the 30-39 age category.

Finally, the CoPA team took bronze in the combination team event.

A full report on the competition can be found on the ASA web site.

A fantastic effort by all the CoPA girls who took part, well done!