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Exciting weekend ahead for DUSC as swimming is set to be live streamed at #BUCSNationals

(14 February 2020)

Over this BUCS weekend, 21 swimmers from DUSC will be competing at the Long Course BUCS swimming championships at Ponds Forge Sheffield. Captaining our squad this year are Kate Carter (women’s captain) and Jack Filer (men’s captain).

Members of the squad to watch out for include Lucy Sharp and Iain Fletcher. Lucy broke the English Deaf Record for the 100m freestyle at the Short Course BUCS earlier this year and there could be another one on the cards. Iain may be recovering from injury, but he has his eyes set on the 50m butterfly University record, having broken the record at Short Course BUCS, he is eyeing up the Long Course record set by Jono Dixon in 2017.

The mixed medley relay is also an event to keep an eye on, as it is very likely that the University record will be broken, maybe by quite some distance. The entry times for the women’s 4 x 100 free and Medley relays as well as the men’s 4 x 100 Medley are also very close to the University records, some of which are over 10 years old, so it will be worth a watch to see if they go! The event is being streamed live on YouTube so friends and family can watch from home. If you cannot find the link, it will be posted on our social media pages as soon as we know what it is.

Abbie Webb – 200 free / 400 free / 100 fly
Amy Hodgson – 50 breast / 100 breast / 200 IM
Alice Jolly – 400 IM / 200 breast
Florence Ward – 50 fly / 100 fly / 100 back
Jasmine Hamid – 400 free / 50 back / 200 back
Kate Carter – 50 free / 100 free / 200 free
Katie Hodgson – 50 back / 100 back
Lucy Sharp – 50 free / 100m free / 50 fly
Megan Harries – 200 back / 200 IM
Rachael Thompson - 50 breast/100m breast/200 breast

BOYS

Ben Lawton - 200 breast / 200 IM
Hadrian Tsui - 50 breast / 100 breast / 200 breast
Iain Fletcher - 100 fly / 200 fly / 400 IM
Jack Andrew - 50 free / 100 free / 200 free
Jack Dorland - 50 back / 100 back / 200 back
Jack Filer - 50 fly / 50 breast / 100 breast
Jamie Booth - 50 fly / 100 fly
James Bailey - 400 free / 200 IM
James Gastaldello - 200 back / 400 free
Joe McCallion - 50 back / 100 back
Will Charles - 50 free / 100 free / 200 free

 

Provisional Relay Teams

4x100 girls free:

Lucy Sharp/Kate Carter/Amy Hodgson/Katie Hodgson

(4.12.00)

4x100 girls medley:

Florence Ward/Katie Hodgson/Amy Hodgson/Lucy Sharp

(4.42.00)

4x100 mixed medley:

Iain Fletcher/Katie Hodgson/Jack Filer/Lucy Sharp

(4.20.00)

4x100 boys free:

Jack Andrew/Iain Fletcher/Joe McCallion/Will Charles

(3.44.00)

4x100 boys medley:

Iain Fletcher/Joe McCallion/Hadrian Tsui/Jack Andrew

(4.06.00)

Swimming will be live streamed on the BUCS YouTube channel so tune in and catch our athletes in action! 

We wish all the best of luck over the weekend!

 

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