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Karnell's Success in Dubai

by Orion Swimming Club Birmingham, 2023-02-28T05:21:37.000-08:00February 28 2023, at 05:21 AM PST

image This February 6-12, Karnell was part of group of 75 swimmers from clubs up and down the country who were taking part in a week of training and competition in an offshore camp in Dubai, representing Team England.
The group of swimmers took part in three high-performance training sessions at the Hamdan Sports Complex.
They then took part in a further three days of racing at the Middle East Open and Junior Championships.
On Saturday 11th, Karnell finished 3rd behind the 100m short course WR holder llya Shymanovich in the 100m Breaststroke final, improving his personal best to 1:04.06.
The next day, in his 50m breaststroke, he set a new massive personal best of 28.36 and was nearly a second faster than everyone in his heat. He won his final later that day with a slightly slower time of 28.62. This wa... [more]
Past Announcements

Welcome To 2023

2022-12-29 09:27 PST by Orion Swimming Club Birmingham (0 Comments)

Hi to all the Orion Family Welcome to 2023 – Please check out the spring timetable listed on the website and make sure that you have all your correct session times in your diaries. Please also check the competition schedule, which will increase as we identify upcoming meets but take special notice of the dates for Junior and Mercian Leagues in ca... [more]

Orion Swimmers Bringing Home The Commonwealth Batton

2022-07-25 04:49 PDT by Robin Surgeoner (0 Comments)

Congratulations to our 4 swimmers who have been chosen to take part in the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay as it travels through Birmingham. Each Birmingham school was asked to nominate one pupil to carry the Baton and four of them were Orion swimmers! They were each nominated for their resilience, their contribution to school and commun... [more]

Orion Stars Head to British Summer Championships

2022-07-21 03:36 PDT by Robin Surgeoner (0 Comments)

Congratulations to Karnell and Ellie who will be competing for Orion at the upcoming British Swimming Summer Championships. Karnell will compete in the 50m and 100m Breaststroke and Ellie in the 50m and 200m Breaststroke. The top 24 swimmers in Great Britain achieving times in the Spring qualifying window are selected to compete at these champio... [more]

Karnell Creates a New West Midlands Record

2022-02-22 09:08 PST by Robin Surgeoner (0 Comments)

Please follow the link below to read all about our own Karnell and his fantastic feats in the pool

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