Archive for 2012 news

Christmas 2012

Father Christmas like you’ve never seen him before – in a mankini!!

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Jane Asher swim clinic

World record holder, Jane Asher, returned to Marlins to run a master class in swimming technique.

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2012 most improved swimmer

Photo: Janine Smith (left) is presented with the ‘most improved swimmer’ cup by world record swimmer Jane Asher Isle of Wight Marlins Swimming Club were pleased to award their ‘Most Improved Swimmer’ cup to Janine Smith for her hard work and dedication in the water. Despite the club pool, The Heights, being closed for most [...]

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Club news in 2012

Acting Chairman’s Annual Report By Fiona Seymour Despite Marlins being homeless for most of 2012 members continued to meet regularly at Medina to keep the club atmosphere going. We’re delighted to be back at The Heights and enjoying the newly refurbished facilities. The committee has continued to meet throughout the year and with Nancy Goodwin [...]

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President’s dinner

Hampshire ASA dinner and presentation evening was held on the Isle of Wight and hosted by Hampshire ASA President (and Marlins member) Jenny Ball. (Article from the Isle of Wight County Press – 16th November 2012)

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Olympic volunteer

By Peter Harding “I discovered that I was, after all, to become a Games Maker, working in the Aquatic Centre, within the Press Operations team!”

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Marlins member gets a call from Lords

Marlins are very proud of our very own Club Secretary, Fiona Newnham, who was appointed to score at Englands one day international versus South Africa cricket match at Lord’s in September 2012. Many congratulations. Lord’s TV caught up with Fiona – who once held the world record as the fastest woman on water – before [...]

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Sandown to Shanklin sea swim 2012

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Sandown to Shanklin 2 miles sea swim on Saturday 19th August 2012.   Final Overall Results 2012 Final Overall Results Year Groups 2012 Final Results Female Year Group 2012 Final Results Male Year Group 2012 Final Team Results 2012 Trophies Winners and Clubs 2012 The 60th Sandown [...]

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British Gas swim, Windermere

Disappointment at the British Gas Swim at Windermere, part of the Great Swim series.

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The 14th World Masters Championships

The World Masters Championships were held for the second time in Riccione, north east Italy. 200 competitors from all aquatic disciplines: swimming, diving, synchronised swimming and water polo converged on this popular coastal resort, where temperatures reached 35 C. The oldest competitor was an Australian 95 year old lady, cheered at the end of every [...]

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