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Olympic GOLD!!

Former Royal School student Matthew Richards wins Olympic gold in the 4×200 freestyle relay in Tokyo The Royal School’s former student Matt Richards was part of Britain’s first Gold medal winning 4x200m freestyle relay. Team GB’s first victory at the Olympics since 1908. The quartet of Tom Dean, James Guy, Matt Richards and Duncan Scott […]

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Olympic Qualification

Two Olympic Qualifiers! Royal School Elite Swimmers Alice Dearing and Matthew Richards have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with Team GB! Alice, 24, confirmed her Olympic spot by finishing fourth at the 10km Open Water qualification event in Setubal, Portugal last week. History was made in the process with Alice being the first black woman […]

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ISL Selections!

RWSSC Head Coach Marc Spackman and Royal School pupil Matthew Richards have taken part in the second season of the International Swimming League in Budapest, Hungary. The International Swimming League is an annual professional swimming league, established in 2019. It features a team-based competition format with fast-paced race sessions with prize money on offer. The […]

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Cyprus Training Camp 2020

We took a total of 23 squad swimmers away on a long course training camp to the Coral Beach Hotel and Resort in Paphos, Cyprus. The goal was to build on the hard work they have already done over the first half of the season. The objectives of the camp were to provide a week […]

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European Champion!

Matt Richards smashed the British record with a stunning 100m Freestyle performance to win GB’s first gold of the 2019 European Junior Swimming Championships. Matt Richards smashed the British record with a stunning 100m Freestyle performance to win GB’s first gold of the 2019 European Junior Swimming Championships. After impressing in qualifying, the 16 year […]

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4 European Junior Qualifiers

The Royal School is proud to have 4 members of the team selected to represent their country in this years European Junior Swimming Championships taking place in Kazan, Russia in July. Marc Spackman- GREAT BRITAIN (Coach) Wiktoria Dabrowska- POLAND (swimmer) Niamh Hofland- NETHERLANDS (swimmer) Matthew Richards- GREAT BRITAIN (swimmer) Find out more on our Twitter […]

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Top Club Again!

The Royal School Swim Team travelled south to the Plymouth Life Centre to compete in the Plymouth Leander National Qualifying Meet on the 26/27/28 May. What a weekend for some outstanding results! PB after PB, two club records fell and numerous swimmers from Elite and NDS lifted their times into the top 25/top 50, stepping […]

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Swim Wales Winter Short Course Championships

A blockbuster weekend was had for the Royal School Elite Swim Team in Swansea. The team are really building up some real momentum taking it up a notch from the Midland Short Course champs a few weeks back. Every team member swam a new PB and stepped up each time in the finals. Matthew Richards […]

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Leicester Success

The National Development squad headed to Braunstone Leisure Centre for our second meet of the season. It was a high quality meet with several Olympians and good clubs competing. This would show whether the swimmers hard work on improving their process goals in the first few months off the season was starting to pay off. […]

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