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Royals at the double to deny Hampson clean sweep

          In the 15-18 years free team competition, Reading Royals claimed their second gold medallion the free team routine competition by the narrowest of margins. They beat City of Bristol to the top spot by 0.0637 after finishing with a combined total of 135.0744. The team of Harriette Smith, Isabel Turrell, Teri-Faye Coupar, Abigail Taylor, Daisy Gunn, Cerys Larsen, Isobel Blinkhorn, Alyssa Basinger and Victoria Usher scored 70.8333 for their routine to add to their figures total of 64.2411 to take top spot. Rear MORE


Reading Royals take top spot after City of Bristol have points deducted

            Reading Royals A were crowned 13-15 years free team routine champions after City of Bristol were deducted two points which cost them the gold medal. That allowed Reading Royals’ A team of Rachael Newman, Tara Dakovic, Beatrice Crass, Molly Sexton, Lottie Moghul, Martha Crowland, Rebecca Saunders, Madeleine Brown and Amelia Gelder to take the Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Age Group title with 123.3864 points. It turned out to be a one-two for Reading as their B team of Madison Squire, Jessica Smith, EleanorRead More


Reading youth synchronised swimming club is the countries best again

                          The Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club had more success in 2017 at the recent Swim England National Age Group Championships. This year, it was held in Gloucester at the end of November. Following on from their medal success at the National Age Groups Championships last year, Reading Royals secured 11 medals at this year’s competition making them the most successful Synchronised Swimming Club in the country for the second year in a row. Full article HERE “However our successRead More


Reading Royals retain 13-15 Yrs Team crown in Gloucester

                swimming.org Reading Royals retained their 13 – 15 Yrs Team crown on the second day of the Swim England Synchro National Age Group Championships 2017. The Berkshire club scored 67.2333 for their free routine, winning a second straight title by more than six points on 127.6168. The result also mirrored their clean sweep from 12 months ago, with Mimi Gray winning both Figures and Solo, and the pairing of Gray and Alyssa Basinger defending their Duet title. With half of last year’sRead More


Gray lines up clean sweep with 13-15yrs Solo gold

                swimming.org Mimi Gray set up a clean sweep of national titles as she won gold in the 13-15yrs Solo on day two of the Swim England Synchro National Age Group Championships 2017. Gray has three out of four titles (Solo, Duet, Figures) and looks set to repeat her performance from last year. She was in a class of her own in the Solo event, outscoring the rest of the field by more than 3.5 points for her routine, and nearly seven pointsRead More


Staples and Saunders take gold in 12yrs and under Duet

                  swimming.org Madeline Staples and Rebecca Saunders secured a second gold medal for Reading Royals after winning the 12yrs and under Duet at the NAG Champs in Gloucester. The pair stood out in their Free Duet performance, and moved up from second place in the Figures to take the title. Their upbeat routine to a remix of Sucker Punch by Tangle & Mateusz vs Lele Troniq was well received by the crowd. Staples said: “It feels really good to win gold. We’veRead More


Reading Royals win 12yrs and under Team gold

                    Reading Royals won the 12yrs and under free team event on day two of the Swim England Synchro National Age Group Championships 2017. They were almost two seconds ahead of the rest of the field in their free routine, scoring 58.9000. They swam an upbeat and jazzy routine to Marvelous Party from The Halcyon TV Series soundtrack. Madeleine Staples, Rebecca Saunders, Hayley Pullen, Amelia Gelder, Eva Patrick, Louisa Horlock, Florence Blinkhorn and Charlie Razzell swam a routine with a fairlyRead More


Synchronised Swimming: Major success for Reading Royals stars

Reading Chronicle 09/01/2017 (incorrectly titled 12U team – this in fact the 13/14 Combo who faced stiffest competition in terms of numbers and came out a very creditable 5th/17. READING Royals dominated the ASA National Age Groups Synchronised Swimming Championships at the GL1 Leisure Centre in Gloucester. The club were awarded the Mrs Y.M. Price Trophy award after taking the highest combined figure and routine score in the 13-15-year-old age group. Their swimmers secured a total of nine gold, two silver and two bronze medals during the course of the three-dayRead More


GOLD FOR 13-15YRS AT NATIONALS

                ASA Reading Royals secured themselves a second gold on day three, this time in the 13-15yrs Free Team event. The Snow White and the Huntsman film inspired their routine and the girls swam to the theme tune. They started the event with a stunning lift which was controlled throughout and showed amazing strength. They held their expressions well and had great changes in pace. The routine was sharp and snappy. This same group were medallists in the 12 and under age groupRead More


Reading Royals win 12yrs and under Team Event

              ASA Reading Royals SSC took the gold in the 12yrs and under Free Team event for their interpretation of ‘Moulin Rouge’ which featured music from the soundtrack. Some of the swimmers were part of the gold medal winning team in 2015. The team showed great artistic interpretation of the music, making excellent use of the pool space and getting plenty of height out of the water. Their score of 60.7333 put them well ahead of the competition, taking a total score of 119.2066.Read More