Swimmers

Some articles on swimmers, swimmer:

Swimming At The 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 X 200 Metre Freestyle Relay
... This swimming event used freestyle as a relay, with swimmers typically using the front crawl ... Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, each of the four swimmers completed four lengths of the pool ... The first swimmer had to touch the wall before the next could leave the starting block timing of the starts was thus important ...
Leicester Penguins Swimming Club - Club Overview
... Its membership fluctuates each year between 250 and 300 swimmers, with training taking 5 pools around the Leicester area ... The Club caters for swimmers at the start of their competitive career through to County and National Honours ... In addition to these the club encourages swimmers to enter a number of designated ‘Open Meets’ (championships held by other clubs but are ‘open’ for swimmers ...
Swimming At The 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's 100 Metre Butterfly S9
... Two heats were held, with six swimmers in the first heat and seven swimmers in the second heat ... The swimmers with the eight fastest times advanced to the final there, they all competed in a single final heat to earn final placements ...
Sheffield City Swimming Club
... These kitemarks indicate that the club provide a safe sporting environment for swimmers of all ages and follow best practice in child protection, club administration, coach education ... Swimmers of Sheffield City Swimming Club compete in a wide range of Team Galas and Swim Meets, including the Yorkshire and North East Swimming Championships ... •The Development level is aimed at swimmers under 13 who are starting out in competitive swimming and aims to provide four sessions per week to swimmers ...

Famous quotes containing the word swimmers:

    Not only does every animal live at the expense of some other animal or plant, but the very plants are at war.... The individuals of a species are like the crew of a foundered ship, and none but good swimmers have a chance of reaching the land.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    Good swimmers drown and good riders get thrown.
    Chinese proverb.

    But as these angels, the only halted ones
    among the many who passed and repassed,
    trod air as swimmers tread water, each gazing
    on the angelic wings of the other,
    the intelligence proper to great angels flew into their wings,
    the intelligence called intellectual love....
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)