Belper Ghoul in the Pool Meet

Well done to the 16 Team Ilkeston swimmers representing the Club at the Ghoul in the Pool on Saturday at Matlock Arc. Still in the process building stage of the season there were still some very good swims from the squad, and some huge drops in personal best times, in particular the 200m Freestyle.

A total of 29 personal bests and 11 top 3 placings, which placed Team Ilkeston 9th out of 18 teams in the Top Club points placings. One new Club Record in the 200m Freestyle for James Wright in a time of 2.40.36.

Swimmers competing were; Alex King, Amber Wilkins, Arwen Moore, Eja Coe, Eleanor Moore, Emma Wilkins, Erica Beharall, Eve Beharall, Hannah Brompton, Jake Gaskin, James Wright, Natasha Barker, Samuel Hardy, Thomas Ingram, William Foster and William Wright.

Well done everyone, and thanks to our team managers and officials on poolside!

October Stats:

Opens/Galas: Leicester Penguins, DX Meet, JC Dobbs, Arena R1 & Belper Open

Total Personal Best’s: 83

Top 3 Placings: 73

Total Club Records: 7


Stats for September & October 2016:

Total Personal Best’s: 467

Top 3 Placings: 119

Total Club Records: 19

Open Meets coming up in November:

JC Dobbs, Arena R2 & Snow Frills Open.

Well done swimmers & the coaching team for your hard work and efforts for October!

New Club Championship Records

Club championship records can only be achieved at the Ilkeston Swimming Club Anual Club Championships. The following records were achieved at the 2016 Club Championships.

New Boys Club Championship Records:

Gabriel Rawson:

Boys 7yrs 25m Free – 20.19

Boys 7yrs 50m Free – 49.24

Boys 7yrs 50m Back – 1.01.77

Leo Charlesworth:

Boys 9yrs 100m Free – 1.57.10

James Wright:

Boys 11yrs 50m Back – 41.21

Boys 11yrs 100m Fly – 1.30.94

Boys 11yrs 100m Back – 1.28.35

Boys 11yrs 100m Breast – 1.43.13

Boys 11yrs 100m Free – 1.14.33

Kynan Wong:

Boys 13yrs 50m Back – 35.67

Lewis Wright:

Boys 14yrs 50m Fly – 29.96

Boys 14yrs 50m Back – 32.64

Boys 14yrs 50m Breast – 33.88

Boys 14yrs 50m Free – 27.29

Boys 14yrs 100m Fly – 1.06.43

Boys 14yrs 100m Back – 1.10.88

Boys 14yrs 100m Breast – 1.14.43

Boys 14yrs 100m Free – 58.76

Boys 14yrs 100m IM – 1.08.25

Charlie Palmer:

Boys 15yrs 50m Back – 32.05

Boys 15yrs 50m Breast – 34.13

Boys 15yrs 100m Free – 59.91

Boys 15yrs 100m IM – 1.08.25

William Foster:

Boys 16+yrs 50m Back – 30.56

Boys 16+yrs 100m Back – 1.06.11


New Girls Club Championship Records:

Naomi Forbes: 

Girls 9yrsyrs 100m Free – 2.02.27

Leah Burgin-Rawson: 

Girls 11yrsyrs 50m Fly – 34.77

Girls 11yrsyrs 100m Fly – 1.17.83

Girls 11yrsyrs 100m Back – 1.19.60

Girls 11yrsyrs 100m Breast – 1.34.41

Girls 11yrsyrs 100m Free- 1.09.07

Girls 11yrsyrs 100m IM – 1.20.28


Well done to all of the swimmers!

New Club Records

New Boys Club Records

Gabriel Rawson:

Boys 7yrs 50m Backstroke – 1.01.77 – 2016 Club Championships.

Equaled Boys 7yrs 25m Freestyle  – 20.19 – 2016 Club Championships.

Lewis Wright:

Boys 14yrs 50m Fly – 29.96 – 2016 Club Championships.

Boys 14yrs 50m Breast – 33.88 – 2016 Club Championships.

Boys 14yrs 100m Fly – 1.06.43 – 2016 Club Championships.

Boys 14yrs 100m Breast – 1.14.43 – 2016 Club Championships.

Boys 14yrs 100m – 29.96 – 2016 Club Championships.

Charlie Palmer:

Boys 15yrs 50m Fly – 29.79 – 2016 Club Championships.

Boys 15yrs 100m Fly – 1.05.78 – 2016 Club Championships.

Boys 15yrs 200m IM – 2.17.44 – Arena League Round 1.

William Foster: 

Boys 16+yrs 100m Back – 1.03.97 – Arena League Round 1.

Owen Sheehan:

Boys 16+yrs 50m Breast – 32.78 – Falcon Open Meet.


New Girls Club Records

Angela Guilfoyle:

Girls 16+yrs 400m IM – 6.07.14 – Midland Masters Championships.

Leah Burgin Rawson:

Girls 11yrs 200m IM – 2.44.82 – Arena League Round 1.

Girls 11yrs 100m Fly – 1.17.82 – 2016 Club Championships.


Well done to all of the swimmers!

Angela’s Record Setting Swim

Congratulations to Angela Guilfoyle on recently breaking the 400m Individual Medley East Midlands Masters Record at Leamington Spa in a time of 6.07.14! As well as claiming the East Midlands record, Angela has established a new record at Team Ilkeston too!

Angela has added the 400 I.M to her list of records that she already holds including:

Short Course Records

**Angela Guilfoyle Ilkeston 400m I.M 6.07.14 Leamington Spa Oct-16**

Angela Guilfoyle Ilkeston 400m Freestyle 5.16.34 Macclesfield Sep-14

Angela Guilfoyle Ilkeston 1500m Freestyle 20.26.38 Sheffield Oct-14

Long Course Records

Angela Guilfoyle Ilkeston 800m Freestyle 10.52.96 Manchester Jun-15

Well Done Angela