Ted Quarmby - a life dedicated to swimming From the time he joined Leicester Swimming Club LSC in , Ted spent the next 63 years of his life getting involved in all aspects of swimming, from competing for his club as a lad to handing over the reins as Chair of Market Harborough Swimming Club to John Marlow in When Ted learned how to swim, it was based at the old Vestry Street yard pool. Together with his siblings, he represented his club at various local and regional galas, his older sister Margaret becoming the Midland District m backstroke champion for United Ladies Leicester men's and women's clubs were separate entities until Ted also became a member of the water-polo team, which was then regarded as the premier aquatic sport in Leicestershire. At the outbreak of WWII, Ted joined the Leicestershire Yeomanry but soon the regiment was turned into artillery when the British Command realised the futility of sending a horse brigade to charge at panzers! Spending most of the war in Africa, including fighting at El Alamein, he took part in the liberation of Italy, landing at Taranto before crossing the country up to Ferrara in the North, where he was eventually demobilised in
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Click on the website title to display the site in a new window. Please tell us if you know of other websites that club members might find interesting. Lots of info and results. It ranks your best performance over the past 12 months against those of others in the country. It also has lots of other interesting swimming information. The world body for swimming. Interesting to check on national and international competitions.
Melton Mowbray Swimming Club was formed in and has a reputation for combining competitive aspiration with a friendly atmosphere. We welcome swimmers from the age of seven upwards. Our ASA qualified coaches work with the swimmers on technique, speed and stamina to help all of our swimmers achieve their maximum potential. Our swimmers are coached via a squad structure based on age, capability and potential.
There is a national programme of competitions promoted by The ASA and British Swimming whereby swimmers may compete at local County level, Regional level and National level, subject to meeting the qualifying entry times and conditions. These competitions are organised into two championships based on age although they may be run in the same competition: Club training is geared to developing swimmers in preparation for these Championships and all eligible swimmers based on qualifying times are allowed and encouraged to enter. Any questions or queries rasied before 11th November will be discussed at following LASA committee meeting.