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Achievements by DASC Members

Josie attends Junior National Para Championships

On the weekend of 8-9th June Josie attended the Junior National Para Meet at the The Alan Higgs Centre, Coventry. The competition is a well-established part of the nation’s swimming pathway for young disabled people. Many world and Paralympic medallists have…

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DASC Club Gala 7th May 2024

Well, it is certainly good to have the pool back open and even better to have been able kick start the DASC Club Galas for 2024. It has been a while but what a fantastic first Club Gala. Congratulations to…

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European Junior Record breaker Scarlett features on the Front Page of the Northern Echo

Scarlett’s impressive success at the World’s Down Syndrome Championships has been picked up by the local newspaper The Northern Echo today. What a great read! Well done Scarlett, your hard work has paid off! The 11th Down Syndrome World Swimming…

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N&D Swimming Championships 2024 Final Results

An overall fantastic performance from DASC swimmers this year. 10th place in the medal table. Report. Lucy Procter, Head Coach, Feb 24.

Josie attends Citi Para Swimming International Winter Meet

On 1st February 2004 Josie travelled with the Para squad from Richmond Dales to Aberdeen Sports village for the Para Swimming International Winter Meet. The event; The Citi Para Swimming World Series (the 1st leg in the 2024 calendar) ran…

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Draft Medals Table (After Weekend One)

Northumberland & Durham LC Swimming Championships 2024 Congratulations to all swimmers who took part in the first weekend of the ND LC Championships an amazing effort by all. Full report will be issued after the Second week of competition.

Lewis competes at SE National Winter Championships

Congratulations to Lewis Kestle who swam in 50m Backstroke at the Swim England National Winter Championships. Lewis had an exceptional swim against some of the fastest swimmers in the country and came away with a PB time of 28.29 seconds. Amazing…

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DASC Swimmers compete at Scottish National Short Course Championships

Five Top Squad swimmers competed in 13 events at Scottish National Short Course Championships in Edinburgh 9-10th December.  Emily Burrell qualified in four sprint events. She swam two huge PB’s in 50m Breaststroke and 100 IM, matched her PB in…

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English Schools National diving championships

Well done to Evan Cooper winning a silver medal representing the Northeast Region in Manchester last weekend. It was a very close competition, he narrowly missed gold by just 4 points. Alexa Cooper also represented the Northeast Region coming a…

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4 Gold Medals and 1 Bronze for Scarlett at British Down Syndrome Championships, 18-19th Nov.

What a fantastic weekend of racing Scarlett has had at the British Down Syndrome Championships at K2 in Crawley. Accomplishing the top podium position in the 11-16 year-old category for 200 freestyle, 50m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 50m breaststroke. In…

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