Swimming achievements 2003

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Traditional rules: swimming costume, hat and goggles, no aids

English Channel swim 21miles from England to France

Solos:

  • Nicholas Gay – 15h 51mins – 4 August
  • Gordon Simpson – 15h 51mins – 4 August
  • Julio Georgiou – 10 h 24 mins – 10 August
  • Julio Georgiou – 14h 28mins – 4 September, first part of a two way attempt

Relays:

  • South London SC (3 person) 12h 52mins - 17 September
    Finbarr Martin, Margy Sullivan, Helen Oldfield more…
  • Tooting Bec Commoners (3 person) 11h 02mins
    Mark Sawyer + Matt Eckford and Xanic Jones
  • St Georges Medics 1 (7 person) 11h 47mins - 26 August
  • St Georges Medics 2 (7 person) 13h 52mins - 5 September

Solent Open Water Championships, Calshot Beach 20 July 2003

  • 5km race
  • Ben Pennington 1.08.22 2nd man
  • Neil Thompson 1.24.50 10th man
  • Mark Sawyer 1.44.26 23rd man
  • Margy Sullivan 1.49.52 9th and 1st Veteran woman
  • 2.5 km Race
  • Helen Oldfield 51.19 9th woman
  • Simon Ball 52.55 9th man
  • Kathryn MacDermott 54.59 14th woman
  • Naomi Branston 56.29 15th woman
  • Alan Johnson 57.46 13th man
  • Paul Seto 58.54 14th and 1st Veteran man
  • Martin Kirvan 1.00.05 16th man
  • Flavio Centofanti 1.02.21 18th man
  • Egg Sullivan 1.07.05 21st man

Eastbourne 2km 31 August

  • Paul Seto - 50.50
  • Alan Johnson - 58.10

Brighton Pier to Pier, Sunday 3rd August 2003

  • Ladies - Time - Place
  • Helen Oldfield 28.31 - 21
  • Margy Sullivan 31.25 - 30 V
  • Kathryn MacDermott 31.35 - 31 V
  • Fiona Williams 32.34 - 34
  • Deborah Wright 36.17 - 38 V
  • Claire Browse 43.41 - 42 V
  • Men
  • Ben Pennington 20.32 - 10 winner of the D Smith Cup
  • Simon Murie 23.18 - 23
  • Paul Seto 32.34 - 53 V
  • Alan Johnson 35.51 - 55 V
  • Andrew Ingamells 35.52 - 56 V
  • Flavio Centofanti 37.18 - 59 V
  • Martin Kirvan 41.28 - 60 V
  • Trevor Browse 42.15 - 61 V

SLSC – 1st Mens Team from outside Sussex
Ben Pennington, Simon Murie, Paul Seto, Alan Johnson

SLSC - 6th Ladies Team
Helen Oldfield, Margy Sullivan, Kathryn MacDermott