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Ruta looking to avenge World Cup losses

Olympic breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte says she is looking to avenge her World Cup losses to Jamaica's Alia Atkinson at this week's World Short Course Championships in Doha. Atkinson beat the Plymouth-based Lithuanian in three of their last four World Cup meetings. "I am a pretty bad loser, but it was a kick in the [...]

By | December 4th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Ruta looking to avenge World Cup losses

Ben Proud smashes BUCS record

PLYMOUTH swimming sensation Ben Proud returned with a three-medal haul and a new short course record from the British Colleges and Universities Sport (BUCS) Championships in Sheffield. The Commonwealth Games double gold medallist also topped the podium twice at Pond's Forge, while winning a silver medal and setting a new personal best. Proud, swimming for the [...]

By | November 19th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Ben Proud smashes BUCS record

Ben Proud Breaks British Record

BEN PROUD TWEAKS TRAINING, BREAKS BRITISH RECORD IN 50 FREE IN TIME TRIAL SWIM British Swimmer Ben Proud has broken the 50 long course meter free British Record at a regional meet, swimming a 21.86... Current Photo via David Crawford / www.stillsport.com British Swimmer Ben Proud has broken the 50 long course meter free British Record at a regional meet, swimming a [...]

By | May 12th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Ben Proud Breaks British Record

Ben Proud for the Commonwealth Games

This is no surprise to me - Ben Proud is on top form at the moment and training hard with me. I have no doubt he is going to do us 'proud' in Glasgow this summer.

By | May 8th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Ben Proud for the Commonwealth Games

Ruta Meilutyte hits the books

I'm even more proud of one of my star clients, Olympic Gold Medalist Ruta Meilutyte. Ruta is safeguarding her future by ensuring she studies hard this year as well as swims hard to make her future a success whatever she chooses to do. Elite sportsmen and sportswomen are well aware they never know what is [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Ruta Meilutyte hits the books

Another regular, Kelcey, continues to perform well

Kelcey Pillage suffered a broken foot at the start of 2012, and after completing rehab has been working her way back to full competition strength. Coach Andy Hill believes the best is still to come from the Plymouth College student. He said “She has all the attributes to make the 2016 Olympics, with London obviously [...]

By | September 12th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Another regular, Kelcey, continues to perform well

Another star pupil – Saskia Sills

Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship The stand out opening day performance came from Britain’s Saskia Sills, who scored two first place finishes in the Women’s RS:X sailboard.The result came as something of a shock for the Cornish sailor who only moved into the RS:X in September, but who has since been Under [...]

By | August 12th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Another star pupil – Saskia Sills

15 year old Plymouth school girl takes Olympic Gold

Britain may not officially have a gold medal yet but a 15-year-old Plymouth school girl delivered one of the performances of the 2012 Olympic Games as she won the 100m Breaststroke. Ruta Meilutyte trains with Physio Conditioning and is already looking unstoppable.

By | July 12th, 2012|News|Comments Off on 15 year old Plymouth school girl takes Olympic Gold

European Junior Champion over 200m Backstroke

Plymouth Leander raised their Olympians to four with Antony James forcing his way onto the Great Britain team for the home London Olympics. Gold in the 100m Butterfly at the ASN National Championships in Sheffield secured his pace on the team. Antony’s inclusion in the 100m Butterfly and as an option for the British 400m Medley Relay [...]

By | July 8th, 2012|News|Comments Off on European Junior Champion over 200m Backstroke

Plymouth Leander Swimmers to be Olympians

Plymouth Leander raised their Olympians to four with Antony James forcing his way onto the Great Britain team for the home London Olympics. Gold in the 100m Butterfly at the ASN National Championships in Sheffield secured his pace on the team. Antony’s inclusion in the 100m Butterfly and as an option for the British 400m Medley Relay [...]

By | October 12th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Plymouth Leander Swimmers to be Olympians