Posts By: Stephen Jones

Successful Club Championships at International Pool

The new season has got off to a promising start for City of Cardiff Swimming Club, with the Annual Club Championships being held at the Cardiff International Pool at the end of September. This year the format of the gala was changed to fully embrace the new Short Course Season put in place by British… Read more »

Congratulations to our swimmers selected by Swim Wales

The Club are proud to announce the following swimmers have been selected to join the Swim Wales National squads: National Skills Academy: Theo Savva, Kyle Booth, Rhys Wardhaugh, Bradley Newman, Lily McAllister-Sutton, Darcey Harry, Morgana Moretti, Georgina Withers-Boalch. National Youth Development squad: Rhys Rickard-Frost, James Lewis, Andrew Flanigan. National Elite Development squad: Harriet Jones. National… Read more »

Farewell Matt

Letter from the Chairman Matt_Williams_Leaving Swimmers, Parents & Coaches send their best wishes to Matt. We are sorry you are leaving, but excited for your new role in Hillingdon. Keep in touch and look forward to welcoming you back at our Home Meets. Messages to Matt posted @cardiffswimming: Sian Williams- Wow! Such kindness, the end… Read more »

40 Stuttgarter Schwimmfest Success for Cardiff

The Cities of Cardiff & Stuttgart celebrate 60 years of being internationally linked this month. This is Cardiff’s oldest twinning link providing a diverse range of social, economic and cultural activities that have flowed between the Capital cities. Sport also plays an important part and in June the City of Cardiff Swimming Club took a… Read more »

Fast Swimming in Bristol/Nofio Cyflym ym Mryste

After walking away from Bristol with 17 golds, 18 silvers and 14 bronze making a club total of 49 medals, Coach David Cocks hailed the meet yet another success for the club during this season! The second Torfaen Dolphins Bristol Meet enabled our swimmers to put all their hard work from training into practice and… Read more »

CCSC swimmer represents Wales in Triathlon

David Flanigan, a member of the City of Cardiff Swimming Club, will be competing this weekend in the British Super Series Blenheim Triathlon as part of the Welsh Triathlon Squad. He will be swimming 750m in the lake at Blenheim Palace, cycling 19.8km and running 5.4km around the Palace grounds. He will be participating in… Read more »

City of Cardiff Top Welsh Swimming Club in Arena League Finals

Head Coach Graham Wardell reflects on a busy April of competitions which saw our swimmers compete in the British Swimming Championships, Swim Wales Easter Meet and The Arena Swimming League Finals. The British Swimming Championships were held at the Aquatic Centre in London in mid April and a return to the Pool which hosted the… Read more »

Records Medals & Speeding at Tiger Bay

The 6th Tiger Bay Open Meet was an exciting weekend of swimming, hosting 36 Clubs and just under 600 swimmers. The calibre of swimming was such that 43 new event records were established. 207 speeding tickets were also awarded. There were many notable performers including Robert Couzens & Andrew Flannigan who were in outstanding form… Read more »

50 50s on Fifty Challenge

Cardiff Masters swimmers set themselves a St David’s Day/Birthday challenge to complete 50 x 50 metres on 50 seconds on Sunday 1 March at the Cardiff International Pool. This is a tough challenge and equates to swimming 2,500 metres in a total time of 44 minutes. Each lap must be paced accordingly and the swimmer… Read more »