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Beijing trip will help Helen shine in 2012

  A 19-year-old synchronised swimmer from Reading has just returned from Beijing to embark on a four-year training programme to prepare for London 2012. Helen Morris is part of the GB Senior Squad and she – along with scores of other young British sportsmen and women – was invited to go to the Beijing Olympics for a taste of things to come.She joined the GB senior synchronised swimming squad earlier this year and the team takes part in its first major tournament in Madrid in December. In Beijing, Helen wasRead More


BRITISH SYNCHRO STARTS 2012 PREPARATIONS

Courtesy Lincolnshire 2012 :Email   Synchronised Swimming Squad Author: sporting-princess [ Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:33 pm ] Post subject: Synchronised Swimming Squad BRITISH SYNCHRO STARTS 2012 PREPARATIONS 14 Dec 2005 12:06 British Synchronised Swimming has selected 16 athletes to form the backbone of the British squad as it starts it preparations on the road to London 2012. Trials to identify the top swimmers in the country were held in Manchester at the weekend with 27 athletes hoping to make the cut. Eighteen swimmers progressed from the first round ofRead More


One for the boys as Tom makes history at synchro age groups

 Tom Morris and his team mates show off their gold medals  at Wigan Twelve year old Tom Morris made history at Wigan as the first boy to compete in synchro’s age group championships. Tom and his team mates Emily Holmes, Megan Rothery, Katie Clark, Rebecca King and Rebecca Bates won the 12 and under team medal for Reading Royals. But his success is not something he’ll be rushing to tell his school mates about. “I try to keep it quiet at school in case they start making fun of me”,Read More


England call up for Royals junior girls

FIVE girls from Reading Royals have been selected to represent England in Egypt in August. The girls – Rebecca Davies, Helen Morris, Jazmine Stansbury, Grainne Shaughnessy and Melanie DeVoy – were invited to take part in squad training earlier this year, which led to selection to the team. Each of the girls has to raise £500 to attend, with the money coming from various events including a sponsored wall climb. The girls have now completed two training camps and at the second the team of eight swimmers and two reservesRead More