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Synchronised Swimming: Huge success for Reading Royals at National Age Group Championships

                Reading Chronicle READING Royals secured 11 medals at the Swim England National Age Group Championships to make them the most successful club in the country for the second year in a row. In the Under 12 category, Madeleine Staples won a hat-trick of gold medals, with her fellow teammate Rebecca Saunders taking two gold medals and a silver. On day one of the event, Staples and Saunders won the free duet competition, while the former went on to secure the free soloRead More


England Talent swimmers star at Beacon Games 2017

  Swimmers from the England Talent Development Squad starred at last weekend’s Beacon Games 2017. The Development Squad athletes all placed in the top 17 in the 13-15 Years Figure competition, spaced between some athletes from the England Age Group squad and a couple of Beacon athletes. England Synchro Manager Karen Thorpe said: “This result is encouraging for the next year’s Age Group Squad. I am certain that we will have a very strong team next year.” England Age Group Squad member Isobel Blinkhorn and England Junior Training Squad memberRead 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