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County Championships 2019 – done!

Despite another tightening of qualification times again this year, Black Lion smashed all their previous records as the 20019 Kent ASA Championships drew to a close this weekend.  We scored a total of 384 points  - almost double last years total of 211, and came away with a total of 32 medals - again nearly…
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Kent Champs Successes Continue

With the third weekend of the 2019 Kent Championships completed, Black Lions point score has surged ahead to 290 points, now far exceeding the total for the competition as a whole just 12 months ago. This weekend saw a further 61 points scored, with 13 finalists picking up five medals. David Allen got a gold,…
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Masters successes at Regionals

Congratulations are due to our Masters swimmers for a huge haul of medals at last weekends Regional competition, held last weekend at K2 Crawley: James Castle (1st – 400IM, 2nd 50 fly, 1st 200 fly) Guy Armstrong (1st 400IM, 1st 200 Back, 5th 100 breaststroke, 4th 50 breaststroke, 2nd 800 freestyle, 2nd 100 backstroke, 3rd 200 breaststroke, 1st 100 fly, 3rd 50 backstroke, 3rd 400 freestyle) Mariusz Barcikowski…
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Nine medals in Black Lion’s first Kent Champs Weekend

The first weekend of the 2019 Kent Championships saw Black Lion score a record breaking nine medals from 23 finals in the sprint and long distance events.  This gave a point score of 103 points - already more than 50% towards 2018's total point score of 211 points for the entire championships. Our medallists were:…
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