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Nantwich swimming star aims to emulate idol Rebecca Adlington

Nantwich swimming star aims to emulate idol Rebecca Adlington

Nantwich swimming star Polly Holden is aiming to emulate her role model Rebecca Adlington’s success as she prepares to embark on a crucial year ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The 19-year-old University of Nottingham student races for Nova Centurion Swimming Club, where the two–time Olympic gold medallist Adlington honed her craft when she was younger.

June 6, 2019
Nantwich youngsters make big splash at town’s annual school gala

Nantwich youngsters make big splash at town’s annual school gala

Dozens of young swimmers enjoyed another competitive annual Nantwich School Swimming Gala.

And Stapeley Broad Lane and Sound & District primary cam away with the trophies from Nantwich Pool this year.

June 17, 2018
Young Nantwich swimming star moves closer to 2020 Olympics

Young Nantwich swimming star moves closer to 2020 Olympics

A teenage swimming sensation from Nantwich has secured funding to help her on the path to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Polly Holden, 18, from Stapeley, was awarded £355 from the Everybody Foundation to fund her entry to the British Championships in Edinburgh where she won bronze in the 800m freestyle.

May 19, 2018
Schools enjoy Nantwich swimming gala as Pear Tree and Sound triumph

Schools enjoy Nantwich swimming gala as Pear Tree and Sound triumph

Pear Tree and Sound & District primary schools triumphed in the annual Nantwich schools swimming gala.

Pupils from 15 primary schools in and around Nantwich took part in the event at Nantwich Pool, sponsored by Riverside Dental Practice in Nantwich.

June 25, 2017
Mornflake backs UK Triathlon events including Nantwich

Mornflake backs UK Triathlon events including Nantwich

South Cheshire firm Mornflake has thrown its weight behind one of the country’s biggest programmes of triathlon events.

The breakfast foods giant is backing UK Triathlon in its bid to get people of all abilities running, cycling and swimming to medal glory.

April 3, 2017
Nantwich outdoor brine pool to re-open on April 30

Nantwich outdoor brine pool to re-open on April 30

Nantwich’s famous outdoor brine pool is set to open again for the 2016 summer season.

The swimming facility, which attracts more than 15,000 visitors a year, is set to open on Saturday April 30.

April 22, 2016
Young Nantwich swimmer breaks records in USA college championships

Young Nantwich swimmer breaks records in USA college championships

A young Nantwich swimmer has been taking a college championships tournament in the US by storm. Charlotte Archdeacon, 21, from the village of Chorley, helped Buffalo State Bengals team to set a number of record times.

February 23, 2014
Nantwich Seals swimmers scoop huge medal haul at two competitions

Nantwich Seals swimmers scoop huge medal haul at two competitions

Young Nantwich Seals swimmers won a haul of medals and personal bests in two tough competitions. Fourteen swimmers made the journey to Warrington for the Percy Mason Memorial Gala and produced their best performance of the year.

December 12, 2013
Puddle Ducks celebrates 10 years with new Nantwich classes

Puddle Ducks celebrates 10 years with new Nantwich classes

A Cheshire firm which runs swimming classes for babies is celebrating 10 years by launching new sessions in Nantwich. Puddle Ducks is to run classes at the newly revamped indoor pool based at Regent’s Park, off London Road.

October 1, 2012