Congratulations to Liz, Nikki and Ian who have all successfully passed the National Scorers’ Course and are now qualified to score at any local, regional and national event.
Water Polo players, please see the Winter Water Polo Festival event page for documents (rules, order of play etc.) for the competition this weekend.
Congratulations to Kaitlin and Evie, CoPA Water Polo and Synchro swimmers of the year!
Please note that the last training session of 2018 is Tuesday 18th December at Hutton.
The first training session of 2019 will be Sunday 6th January at Leyland.
Congratulations to the following synchro swimmers on their recent passes in their synchro grade assessments:
- Evie – Grade 4 silver
- Nema & Rachel – Grade 3 bronze
CoPA had a great weekend at the National Age Group Championships in Gloucester this weekend with some outstanding swims and figure results. The highlights of the weekend were Rhea finishing 9th in both her figures and solo routine, and Leah and Rhea qualifying in the top twelve to swim their duet, eventually placing 10th overall.
CoPA results are as follows:
- 13 – 15 figures (144 swimmers):
Evie – 38th
Natasha – 83rd
- 12 and under figures (85 swimmers):
Chloe – 69th
- 15-18 figures (101 swimmers):
Rhea – 9th
Leah – 59th
- 15-18 solo (top 12 figures qualified):
Rhea – 9th
- 15-18 duet (top 12 figures qualified):
Rhea & Leah – 10th
Well done to all our girls and special thanks to coaches Pam and Fiona, and Camilla and Deborah who were working at the event as judge and athlete services volunteer on behalf of Swim England.
Full results from the competition will be available on the Swim England web site in due course.
Congratulations to Rhea on a superb 9th place result in both her figures and her solo routine today in day 1 of the National Age Groups in Gloucester. Rhea and Leah have also qualified to swim duet tomorrow. Good luck girls! Follow the live scores here: https://t.co/0Mhde4qMyM
— Preston Synchro (@COPAsynchro) November 24, 2018
Please note the following training cancellations due to synchro National Age Groups and CoPA disco events:
- Friday 23rd November – synchro cancelled
- Sunday 25th November – synchro and water polo cancelled
- Friday 30th November – synchro and water polo cancelled
It was a tremendous day for CoPA yesterday as their synchronised swimmers won top medals at the Swim England North West Regional Championships at Irlam on Sunday. CoPA entered swimmers for the figures, solo and duet events and every swimmer won a medal for one or other of these categories.
Photos and videos can be found here for logged in CoPA members.
Team CoPA were also heavily represented in the organisation and running of the event with Deborah responsible for managing the event on behalf of Swim England NW, Pam and Fiona in attendance as coaches, Camilla and Sarah judging, Alison as Clerk of Course, and Colin manning the door.
Congratulations and thanks to our friends from City of Salford, Stockport Metro, Trafford Synchro and Warriors of Warrington on their own results and for taking part and making the event a great success.
CoPA results were as follows:
12 & Under Figures (17 swimmers):
- Lola: 4th
- Chloe 5th
13-15 Figures (27 swimmers):
- Evie: 5th
- Natasha: 6th
15-18 Figures (14 swimmers):
- Rhea: 1st (Gold)
- Leah: 7th
12 & Under Solo
- Chloe: 4th
- Rhea: 1st (Gold)
- Leah: 3rd (Bronze)
12 & Under Duet
- Chloe & Lola: 2nd (Silver)
- Evie & Natasha: 2nd (Silver)
- Rhea & Leah: 2nd (Silver)
Full results can be found here.
There will be a CoPA disco taking place on 30th November 2018 as a fundraising event for CoPA. This is a Friday evening and there will therefore be NO synchro training on that day. Let your hair down and come to the disco instead!
Please see the event page for full details and get your tickets now!