John Park, 32 the Loaning, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Strathclyde, Scotland, U.K. ML1 3HE
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Motherwell Masters Swim Club
The Swimming pool on the Titanic.
Motherwell Masters Swim Club started up around 1982. They trained in Motherwell's old baths which was close to where the Heritage Centre is today. The coach was Gordon Coleman bottom row second from left. We now train at the Matt Busby Sports Complex, 50 Main Street, Bellshill ML43DP tel. no. 01698747466. Training times are as follows. Tuesdays 21.00 pm to 22.00 pm Thursdays 19.30 to 21.00 pm. So if you are an ex swimmer or even if you can swim a couple of lengths without stopping and would like to embark on a new fitter life style come along and join in. For further information contact Alison Freeland on tel. 01698 852141 or "e" mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Second from the left is Forbes Gentleman. Click on http://www.3d-cad-steelwork.com/Forbes%20Gentleman.htm
for more info on Forbes. Fourth from the left on the top row is Forbes drinking pal Tam the bam Coughon.
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Anyone interested in joining Motherwell Masters Swimming Club should contact via the web site for further details.
Motherwell Masters Swimming Club participated in the recent (2011) Scottish Short Course Masters Championships, held at Tollcross, Glasgow
There were many successful swims, both in individual and relay events with the acquisition of 15 gold, 24 silver and 10 bronze medals.
Successful swimmers were:
Janet Stobie : (80-84yrs) won 8 silver medals in 50m,100m and 200m backcrawl, 50m,100m and 200m breaststroke, 50m,frontcrawl and 100m individual medley.
Janet was also presented with a “lifetime achievement award” for services to swimming.
Marina McFall : (75 -79 yrs) was overall winner in her age group, winning 3 gold medals in 100m frontcrawl, 50m and 100m backcrawl and 2 silver medals in 50m breaststroke and 50m frontcrawl
Alison Freeland: (60-64yrs) also won overall age group with 5 gold medals in 50m, 100m, 200m breaststroke,50m backcrawl and 50m frontcrawl and 3 silver medals in 100m frontcrawl,100m individual medley and 400m frontcrawl
Grizel Robertson: (60-64 yrs) won 1 gold medal in 100m backcrawl and 1 silver medal in 50m backcrawl
Jane Sinclair: (55-59yrs) won 3 silver medals in 50m backcrawl, 50m butterfly and 50m breaststroke
Lesley Nevin: (45-49yrs) won 1 bronze medal in 400 individual medley
William Groves: (70-74yrs) won 2gold medals in 100m and 200m back crawl and 1 silver medal in 50m,backcrawl
Tom McQuade: (65-69yrs) won 2 bronze medals in 50m and 100m breaststroke
Robert O’Hanlon:(60-64yrs) won 2 silver medals in 100m and 200m butterfly and 1 bronze medal in 200m frontcrawl
David Freeland: (60 -64yrs) won 1 gold medal in 100m breaststroke, 1 silver in 50m breaststroke and 2 bronze medals in 50m and 100m front crawl
Brian Archibald: (50-54yrs) won 1 silver medal in 50m front crawl
Greg Starling: (30-34yrs) won 1silver in 100m butterfly and 2 bronze medals in 50m butterfly and 100m individual medley
John Fulton: (45-49yrs) produced a personal best time in 50m front crawl
The Club also secured 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in the relay events with the assistance of Alison Wallace, Aileen Borthwick, Fiona Christie, Gordon Smith, Paul Donnelly, Alan Hutcheson and William Hayhoe.