Picture: Henley Gazette A TEENAGER from Sonning Common has been chosen to represent England at synchronised swimming. Madeleine Staples, 13, has been called into the national development squad after winning three gold medals in the 12 and under age category at the National Age Group Championships in November. She came first in the solo section and in the duo section with her partner Rebecca Saunders and was part of the Reading Royals team that won the team category. She then had to attend aRead More
MAIDENHEAD’S Mimi Gray was the stand-out performer for England’s Synchro u13s/14s team at the Primorje Cup in Croatia last month, clinching individual and team gold medals. The 14-year-old Furze Platt Senior School pupil competed in Rjeka after her selection to the England junior squad and wowed the judges with a routine performed to Turandot’s Nessun Dorma. Gray swims for the Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club and is coached by ex GB synchronised swimmer Kelly-Anne Russell. She wasRead More
Hello Synchro Friends Summer is well and truly coming to a close, we’re back to our schools/ work, our sun tans are fading, we find ourselves wearing our warmer hoodies again, and coaches have starting to think about the Christmas show! But before we look forward, I want to take a moment to reflect on a successful summer – it’s always special when it’s an Olympic year, and I am sure you were all glued to your laptops and watched the Synchro live streaming. The top countries continueRead More
The first Beacon Competition was held in Kingswood this last weekend. Reading Royal swimmers were competing under the club and England Development Banner. Top of the pile was Mimi.
– QUEEN ANNE WEBSITE Congratulations to pupil, Sophie Wulfinghoff, who has achieved numerous synchronised swimming successes, including taking part in trials for the England Team. On Sunday 19 October 2014, Sophie competed in the Multi Synchronised Swimming Regionals in Crawley. Sophie participated as part of a team, who won 1st place in the South East Regional category and also as a duet, placing in 2nd place in the South East Regional category. Receiving her silver medal was extra special for Sophie as this was the first time that she hadRead More
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