1999

In March, we won the GB Club Team Cham­pi­onship for the 15th time. 

At the World Short Course Cham­pi­onships in Hong Kong, James Hick­man, Claire Hud­dart, Gavin Mead­ows, Ian Wil­son and Lin­da Hind­marsh rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain. James won 1 gold, 1 sil­ver and 2 bronze medals. Claire won 1 gold and 1 sil­ver, and Gavin 1 sil­ver, in relay teams. Ter­ry Deni­son was Team Coach and David Fod­den Team Doctor. 

Stu­art Trees rep­re­sent­ed the GB Juniors in the 6 Nations Cham­pi­onship and went on to swim in the Euro­pean Junior Cham­pi­onships in July. In April we won the Speedo Nation­al Swim League for the 15th time. 

At the British Nation­als we won 11 gold, 2 sil­ver and 5 bronze medals. James Hick­man set a British record in the 100m fly and our girls set a British record in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay. 

At the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Istan­bul, James Hick­man, Gavin Mead­ows, Claire Hud­dart, Karen Nis­bet and Lin­da Hind­marsh rep­re­sent­ed GB. Ter­ry Deni­son was Team Coach and David Fod­den Team Doc­tor. James won sil­ver in the 100m fly, and Gavin won a relay sil­ver and equalled the British record in the 100m freestyle. Claire Hud­dart won a relay bronze. 

At the Nation­al Age Groups we were top team, with our girls 1st and our boys 4th in their sections. 

At the Euro­pean Short Course Cham­pi­onships in Lis­bon, James Hick­man won 1 gold, 1 sil­ver and 1 bronze medal. Gavin made the final of the 200m freestyle. 

At the British Win­ter Nation­als we won 3 gold, 2 sil­ver and 4 bronze medals. 

World Short Course Championships, Hong Kong

James Hickman GOLD 200m butterfly
SILVER 200m IM
BRONZE 100m butterfly
BRONZE 4 x 100m medley relay
Linda Hindmarsh
Claire Huddart GOLD 4 x 100m freestyle relay
SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Gavin Meadows SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Ian Wilson
Terry Denison Team Coach
David Fodden Team Doctor

European Championships, Istanbul

James Hickman SILVER 100m butterfly
Linda Hindmarsh
Claire Huddart BRONZE 4 x 100m freestyle relay
Gavin Meadows SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Karen Nisbet
Terry Denison Team Coach
David Fodden Team Doctor

European Short Course Championships, Lisbon

James Hickman GOLD 200m butterfly
SILVER 100m butterfly
BRONZE 4 x 50m medley relay
Gavin Meadows
Terry Denison Team Coach
David Fodden Team Doctor

European Junior Championships, Moscow

Stuart Trees

National Champions

Emma Dutton LC Junior 200m breaststroke
James Hickman LC 100m butterfly BR
200m butterfly BR
Linda Hindmarsh LC 100m breaststroke
200m breaststroke
Gavin Meadows LC 100m freestyle
Karen Nisbet LC Junior 200m freestyle
Junior 800m freestyle
Stuart Trees LC Junior 200m freestyle
Women's relay LC 4 x 200m freestyle BR

1998

Chief Coach Ter­ry Deni­son was award­ed the MBE in the New Year Hon­ours List. 

At the World Cham­pi­onships in Perth, Claire Hud­dart, Ian Wil­son, Gavin Mead­ows and Lin­da Hind­marsh rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain. Dur­ing the World Cup Series, James Hick­man set a world short-course record for the 200m but­ter­fly and Com­mon­wealth records for both the 200m and 100m IM. Gavin Mead­ows set a British record for the 200m freestyle. 

Our Train­ing Scheme took anoth­er step for­ward when Leeds was offi­cial­ly des­ig­nat­ed as a Great Britain Region­al High Per­for­mance Cen­tre by the ASFGB. The Cen­tre came into full oper­a­tion in May 1998

In Sep­tem­ber, at the Com­mon­wealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Leeds swim­mers won 10 medals. James Hick­man won gold (200m fly) and 3 sil­ver (200m IM, 400m IM and med­ley relay), Gavin Mead­ows won 2 bronze (100m freestyle and 4 x 100m freestyle relay) and 2 sil­ver (med­ley relay and 4 x 200m freestyle relay), and Claire Hud­dart won 2 sil­ver (freestyle relays). 

At the Euro­pean Short Course Cham­pi­onships in Decem­ber, James Hick­man set his sec­ond World record in the but­ter­fly with a 100m time of 51.02. Over­all he won 3 gold (100m fly, 200m fly and 200m IM) and 2 bronze (100m IM and med­ley relay). 

Commonwealth Games, Kuala Lumpur

James Hickman GOLD 200m butterfly
SILVER 200m IM
SILVER 400m IM
SILVER 4 x 100m medley relay
Linda Hindmarsh
Claire Huddart SILVER 4 x 100m freestyle relay
SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Ben Lafferty
Gavin Meadows SILVER 4 x 100m medley relay
SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
BRONZE 100m freestyle
BRONZE 4 x 100m freestyle relay
Charlotte Niblett (Wales)
Kirsty Thomson (Sco)
Ian Wilson
Terry Denison Team Coach
David Fodden Team Doctor
Barbara Lancaster Team Manager

World Championships, Perth

Linda Hindmarsh
Claire Huddart
Gavin Meadows BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Ian Wilson

European Short Course Championships, Sheffield

James Hickman GOLD 100m butterfly 51.04 WORLD RECORD
GOLD 200m butterfly
GOLD 200m IM
BRONZE 100m IM
BRONZE 4 x 50m medley relay
Claire Huddart
Mark Racher
Ian Wilson
Terry Denison Team Coach

National Champions

Emma Dutton SC Junior 100m breaststroke
Junior 200m breaststroke
James Hickman LC 100m butterfly
200m butterfly
200m IM
400m IM
SC 100m freestyle
100m backstroke
200m backstroke
Linda Hindmarsh LC 200m breaststroke
SC 100m breaststroke
Claire Huddart LC 200m freestyle
Matthew O'Brien SC Junior 100m freestyle
Junior 100m backstroke
Stuart Trees LC Junior 1500m freestyle
Women's relay LC 4 x 100m freestyle BCTR
4 x 200m freestyle BCTR

1997

Gavin Mead­ows and Andrew Clay­ton won gold medals in the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Seville as part of the British 4 x 200m freestyle relay team. Ian Wil­son, Claire Hud­dart, Lin­da Hind­marsh and Shel­ley Moores also swam in these Cham­pi­onships. Karen Nis­bet and Vic­ki Bar­radell rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain at the Euro­pean Junior Cham­pi­onships, with Karen win­ning a gold medal in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay. 

At the Senior Nation­als we won 14 gold, 8 sil­ver and 3 bronze medals, and set British records in both the Men’s and Women’s 4 x 200m freestyle relays. In fact, by the end of 1997 we held all 6 British Club relay Team records, long and short course. We were top club for the 5th year in suc­ces­sion at the Nation­al Age Groups. We won the Great Britain Club Cham­pi­onships for the 12th time and the Speedo Nation­al League Cham­pi­onship for the 13th time. 

At the World Short Course Cham­pi­onships in Gothen­burg, Claire Hud­dart, Andrew Clay­ton, Ian Wil­son, Gavin Mead­ows and Lin­da Hind­marsh rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain. Pauline Bas­nett was Assis­tant Team Man­ag­er and Ter­ry Deni­son Team Coach. 

World Short Course Championships, Gothenburg

Andrew Clayton BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay
James Hickman GOLD 200m butterfly
BRONZE 4 x 100m medley relay
Linda Hindmarsh
Claire Huddart
Gavin Meadows
Ian Wilson
Terry Denison Team Coach
Pauline Basnett Assistant Team Manager

European Championships, Seville

Andrew Clayton GOLD 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Linda Hindmarsh
Claire Huddart
Gavin Meadows GOLD 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Shelley Moores Open Water
Ian Wilson
Barbara Lancaster Assistant Team Manager

European Junior Championships, Glasgow

Karen Nisbet GOLD 4 x 100m freestyle relay
Vicki Barradell

National Champions

Linda Hindmarsh LC 100m breaststroke (+Junior)
200m breaststroke (+Junior)
SC 100m breaststroke
200m breaststroke
Claire Huddart SC 100m freestyle
200m freestyle
Tatsuya Kinugasa LC 200m IM
400m IM
Gavin Meadows LC 100m freestyle
Karen Nisbet SC Junior 200m freestyle
Junior 400m freestyle
Adam Richards SC Junior 200m butterfly
Michael Shaw LC Junior 1500m freestyle
Kirsty Thompson LC Junior 400m IM
Stuart Trees SC Junior 400m freestyle
Junior 1500m freestyle
Men's relay LC 4 x 200m freestyle BCTR
Women's relay LC 4 x 200m freestyle BCTR
SC 4 x 100m freestyle BCTR
4 x 200m freestyle BCTR

1996

Andrew Clay­ton and Claire Hud­dart rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain in the Atlanta Olympic Games. Ian Wil­son won a sil­ver medal in the World Short Course Cham­pi­onships in Rio De Janeiro. Karen Nis­bet won 2 sil­ver medals in relay events in the Euro­pean Junior Championships. 

At the Senior Nation­als we were top club win­ning both Men’s and Women’s sec­tions with 10 gold, 4 sil­ver and 11 bronze medals. This suc­cess was repeat­ed at the Nation­al Age Groups, again win­ning both Girl’s and Boy’s sec­tions. We won the Great Britain Team Cham­pi­onship with the Ladies fin­ish­ing 1st and the Men fin­ish­ing 2nd. We won the Speedo Nation­al League Final. 

In August Eva Mortensen became the first City Of Leeds swim­mer to swim The Channel. 

Olympic Games, Atlanta

Andrew Clayton
Claire Huddart
Terry Denison Team Coach
Barbara Lancaster Team Manager

European Junior Championships, Copenhagen

Karen Nisbet 2 SILVER relays

National Champions

Andrew Clayton SC 100m freestyle
200m freestyle
Linda Hindmarsh LC 200m breaststroke
SC Junior 100m breaststroke
Junior 200m breaststroke
Claire Huddart SC 100m freestyle
200m freestyle
200m IM
Ben Lafferty SC 200m IM
Gavin Meadows LC 100m freestyle
200m freestyle
Charlotte Niblett SC 400m IM Welsh R.
Kirsty Thompson SC Junior 200m backstroke
David Warren LC 200m IM
400m IM
Ian Wilson LC 1500m freestyle
SC 400m freestyle
1500m freestyle
Women's relay SC 4 x 100m freestyle BCTR
4 x 200m freestyle BCTR
4 x 100m medley BCTR

1995

We won every major British Club hon­our. In April we were Great Britain Club Team Cham­pi­ons, in July we were top club at the Senior Nation­als, in August we were top club at the Nation­al Age Groups win­ning both boys and girls sec­tions, and in Sep­tem­ber we won the Speedo Nation­al League Championship. 

At the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Vien­na, Andrew Clay­ton, David War­ren, Gavin Mead­ows, Claire Hud­dart and Claire Book­er all rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain. Karen Nis­bet won 2 bronze medals in relay Events at the Euro­pean Junior Championships. 

World Short Course Championships, Rio de Janeiro

Ian Wilson SILVER 1500m freestyle

World Student Games, Japan

Helen Jepson
Ben Lafferty

European Championships, Vienna

Claire Booker
Andrew Clayton
Claire Huddart BRONZE 4 x 100m freestyle relay
BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Gavin Meadows
David Warren
Terry Denison Team Coach
Barbara Lancaster Team Manager

European Junior Championships, Geneva

Karen Nisbet 2 BRONZE relays

National Champions

Andrew Clayton SC 200m freestyle
Linda Hindmarsh LC 200m breaststroke
SC Junior 50m breaststroke
Junior 100m breaststroke
James Parrack SC 50m breaststroke
Kirsty Thompson SC Junior 200m backstroke
Ian Wilson SC 1500m freestyle BR - 14:40.69
Men's relay SC 4 x 100m freestyle
4 x 200m freestyle BCTR
Women's relay LC 4 x 100m freestyle
4 x 100m medley

1994

The Club Exec­u­tive set a clear mis­sion state­ment for our club by offer­ing £1000 to any Leeds swim­mer who set a British record in the run up to the 1996 Olympic Games. 

At the Com­mon­wealth Games in Vic­to­ria, Claire Hud­dart gained 1 gold medal and 1 sil­ver medal in the relay events and Andrew Clay­ton gained 2 bronze medals in the relays. In all, 5 Leeds swim­mers made the finals. Gavin Mead­ows and Jonathan Open­shaw rep­re­sent­ed Great Britain at the Euro­pean Junior Cham­pi­onships in Pardubice. 

We were top club at the Sum­mer Senior Nation­als with 6 gold, 5 sil­ver and 5 bronze medals, with our Men’s med­ley relay team set­ting a British record. At the Win­ter Nation­als we won 5 gold, 4 sil­ver and 3 bronze medals and set British records in all 3 Men’s relays. In the Nation­al Age Group Cham­pi­onships we were top over­all team again and the girls fin­ished 1st for the sec­ond year in succession. 

Commonwealth Games, Victoria

Andrew Clayton BRONZE 4 x 100m freestyle relay
BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Tony Day (Wales)
Claire Huddart GOLD 4 x 100m freestyle relay
SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Matthew O'Connor
James Parrack
Ian Wilson
Terry Denison England Team Coach
Barbara Lancaster England Team Manager

World Championships, Rome

Claire Huddart
Ian Wilson

European Junior Championships, Pardubice

Gavin Meadows
Jonathan Openshaw

National Champions

Andrew Clayton SC 100m butterfly
200m butterfly
James Parrack LC 100m breaststroke
David Warren LC 200m IM
400m IM
Ian Wilson LC 1500m freestyle
Men's relay LC 4 x 200m freestyle
4 x 100m medley BCTR
SC 4 x 100m freestyle
4 x 200m freestyle
4 x 100m medley

1993

Fol­low­ing the Barcelona Olympics, Adri­an Moor­house MBE retired from com­pe­ti­tion swim­ming and the club staged a major tes­ti­mo­ni­al din­ner to recog­nise his achieve­ments over the pro­ceed­ing 12 years: 1 Olympic, 4 Euro­pean and 3 Com­mon­wealth gold medals, 3 World records and equalling on 2 oth­er occa­sions, numer­ous sil­ver and bronze medals at major games and numer­ous British and Eng­lish Cham­pi­onship records. 

The club con­tin­ued with it’s great tra­di­tion of pro­duc­ing inter­na­tion­al swim­mers and at the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Sheffield we were rep­re­sent­ed by Claire Hud­dart, Neil Met­calfe, Andrew Clay­ton and Richard Madon. Bar­bara Lan­cast­er was Team Man­ag­er and Ter­ry Deni­son Team Coach. Claire gained a bronze medal in the Ladies 4 x 200m freestyle relay. 

At the Euro­pean Junior Cham­pi­onships in Istan­bul we were rep­re­sent­ed by Gavin Mead­ows and Ben Shaw who both gained medals in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay. David Fod­den was Team Doc­tor. At the Win­ter Nation­als we won 5 gold, 7 sil­ver and 10 bronze medals and set a British record in the Men’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay. 

In the Nation­al Age Groups we were top team over­all with our girls fin­ish­ing 1st and the boys 2nd. We won the Nation­al Swim League Cham­pi­onships for the 9th time. 

World Student Games, Buffalo

Claire Huddart SILVER 4 x 200m freestyle relay
BRONZE 200m freestyle

European Championships, Sheffield

Andrew Clayton
Claire Huddart BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Richard Maden
Neil Metcalfe
Terry Denison Team Coach
Barbara Lancaster Team Manager
Pam Smith Team Physiotherapist

European Junior Championships, Istanbul

Gavin Meadows BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Ben Shaw BRONZE 4 x 200m freestyle relay

National Champions

Elina Arter LC Junior 800m freestyle
Claire Bradbury LC Junior 200m backstroke
Andrew Clayton SC 100m freestyle
200m freestyle
400m freestyle
Neil Metcalfe SC 50m freestyle
Jonathan Openshaw SC Junior 1500m freestyle
Men's relay SC 4 x 100m freestyle
4 x 200m freestyle

1992

The Olympic Games were held in Barcelona and City of Leeds had 5 swim­mers on the GB Team – Adri­an Moor­house, Stephen Akers, Rik Leish­man, Matthew O’Connor and Jason Hen­der. Ter­ry Deni­son was Chief Coach, Paul Bush, Team Man­ag­er, Bar­bara Lan­cast­er, Assis­tant Team Man­ag­er and Pam Smith, Phys­io­ther­a­pist for the GB Squad. Adri­an reached the final of the 100m breast­stroke and Stephen finalled in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay. 

At the Sum­mer Nation­als, James Par­rack set a Com­mon­wealth record 28.63 for 50m breast­stroke and Shar­lene Brown set an Irish senior record of 2.36.86 for the 200m breaststroke. 

In the Euro­pean Junior Cham­pi­onships held in Leeds for the 3rd time, City of Leeds was rep­re­sent­ed by Mark Wil­son. We had 6 swim­mers on the Eng­land Senior Squad, 3 on the Eng­land Youth Squad (for­mer­ly Inter­me­di­ate Squad) and 1 on the Junior Squad (for­mer­ly Youth Squad). 

At The Nation­al Age Group Cham­pi­onships, our boys team fin­ished 1st and our girls team were 2nd – our best ever per­for­mance at Nation­al Age Groups. In the Club Team Cham­pi­onships we fin­ished 2nd

Mas­ters swim­ming had also devel­oped strong­ly in the past 2 years coached by Mona Deni­son. At the ASA Mas­ters Cham­pi­onships in Octo­ber 1992 David Emer­son set a World record of 2:12.15 for the Men’s 30 – 34yrs 200m fly. 

In Octo­ber Paul Bush left Leeds to take up a posi­tion as Direc­tor of Swim­ming for the ASA and was replaced by Louise Watson. 

At the ASA Win­ter Nation­als in Decem­ber, we had a record 35 qual­i­fiers and gained 5 golds, 7 sil­vers and 10 bronzes. Our Men’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay set a British nation­al team record and our Men’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay set a British club team record. We were award­ed the Hen­ry Ben­jamin Tro­phy as Top Men’s Team for 1992

Fol­low­ing these Cham­pi­onships, James Par­rack, David War­ren, Jason Hen­der and Steve Akers were select­ed for the 1993 Nation­al Senior Squad. Neil Speed and Eli­na Arter were select­ed for the 1993 Youth Squad and Rachel Plax­ton, Stacey Wood, Adam Pren­de­gast and Ben Shaw were select­ed for the 1993 Junior Squad. 

Olympic Games, Barcelona

Stephen Akers Finalist 400m freestyle
Finalist 1500m freestyle
Finalist 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Jason Hender 200m breaststroke
Rik Leishman 100m butterfly
Adrian Moorhouse Finalist 100m breaststroke
Matthew O'Connor 200m backstroke
Terry Denison Chief Coach
Paul Bush Team Manager
Barbara Lancaster Assistant Team Manager
Pam Smith Team Physiotherapist

European Junior Championships, Leeds

Mark Wilson

National Champions

Elina Arter SC Junior 800m freestyle
Sharlene Brown LC 200m breaststroke
Jason Hender SC 50m breaststroke
Helen Jepson LC 200m butterfly
Rik Leishman LC 100m butterfly
Adrian Moorhouse LC 100m breaststroke
James Parrack SC 100m breaststroke
Men's relay LC 4 x 100m medley (M O'Connor, A Moorhouse, R Leishman, N Metcalfe)
SC 4 x 100m freestyle BCTR - 3:24.22 (M Wilson, A Clayton, D Warren, N Metcalfe)
4 x 200m freestyle BR - 7:23.11 (M Wilson, A Clayton, B Lafferty, S Akers)

1991

For a sec­ond year run­ning we had a major world event in the month of Jan­u­ary. The World Cham­pi­onships were held in Perth and City of Leeds were rep­re­sent­ed by Adri­an Moor­house and James Par­rack. Adri­an won sil­ver in the 100m breaststroke. 

In the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Athens in August 1991 we had 3 rep­re­sen­ta­tives – Adri­an, Andrew Clay­ton and Rik Leish­man. Ter­ry Deni­son was Chief Coach, Paul Bush, Team Man­ag­er, Bar­bara Lan­cast­er, Assis­tant Team Man­ag­er, and Pam Smith, Phys­io­ther­a­pist. Adri­an won sil­ver in the 100m breaststroke. 

In the Euro­pean Junior Cham­pi­onships held in Hol­land in August, we were rep­re­sent­ed by Neil Speed who swam the 200m IM and 400IM

We had 4 swim­mers on the Eng­land Senior Squad, 1 swim­mer on the Inter­me­di­ate Squad and 2 on the Youth Squad. Ter­ry Deni­son, Paul Bush, Pam Smith, Bar­bara Lan­cast­er were all team staff with the Senior Squad and David Fod­den was Med­ical Offi­cer for the Inter­me­di­ate Squad. 

In Age Group Swim­ming our boys fin­ished 2nd over­all at Nation­al Age Group Cham­pi­onships and we won 8 golds, 8 sil­vers and 5 bronzes. We won the Nation­al Swim League Cham­pi­onships for the 8th time and Ter­ry Deni­son was vot­ed BSCA Coach of the Year for the 10th time. Our Men’s Team won the Nation­al Club Team Cham­pi­onships for the 9th time in suc­ces­sion and fin­ished 4th in Europe. 

In Sep­tem­ber 1991 our Age Group Coach, Steve Pur­chase, moved on to a Head Coach posi­tion with Nor­wich Pen­guins and Ian Greyson was appoint­ed as our Senior Age Group Coach. 

World Championships, Perth

Adrian Moorhouse SILVER 100m breaststroke
James Parrack 100m breaststroke
Paul Bush Team Manager
Pam Smith Assistant Team Manager

World Student Games, Sheffield

Stephen Akers
Claire Huddart
Rik Leishman
Shona Smart

European Championships, Athens

Andrew Clayton Finalist 400m freestyle
John Davey Finalist 200m IM
Finalist 400m IM
Rik Leishman Finalist 100m butterfly
Adrian Moorhouse SILVER 100m breaststroke

European Junior Championships, Antwerp

Neil Speed 200m IM
400m IM

National Champions

Stephen Akers SC 400m freestyle
John Davey LC 200m IM
Jason Hender SC 50m breaststroke
Helen Jepson LC 200m butterfly
Adrian Moorhouse LC 50m breaststroke
100m breaststroke
Men's relay LC 4 x 100m freestyle (N Metcalfe, D Warren, A Clayton, J Davey)

1990

The New Year began with the Com­mon­wealth Games in Auck­land, New Zealand in Jan­u­ary. City of Leeds had 7 swim­mers on the Eng­land team – Adri­an Moor­house, James Par­rack, Jonathan Broughton, Neil Met­calfe, John Dav­ey, Stephen Akers and Stephen Drons­field. Ter­ry Deni­son was Chief Coach and club mem­bers Paul Bush (Team Man­ag­er) and Pam Smith (Physio) were also on the Eng­land team. Tony Day rep­re­sent­ed Wales. Adri­an won gold in equalling his own World record in the 100m breast­stroke, James Par­rack gained sil­ver in the 100m breast­stroke and Neil Met­calfe and Stephen Drons­field won sil­vers in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay. 

We had 5 swim­mers on Eng­land senior squads, two on the Inter­me­di­ate Squad and one on the Youth Squad dur­ing 1990

In age group swim­ming, our boys team placed 3rd at Nation­al Age Groups and we gained 3 sil­vers and 6 bronzes. We won the Nation­al Swim League Cham­pi­onships for the 7th time and Ter­ry Deni­son was vot­ed BSCA Coach of the Year for the 9th time. 

Our squads trav­elled exten­sive­ly and we made vis­its to Tener­ife, Bonn, Portsmouth and Stuttgart. Our men’s team were Nation­al Club Team Cham­pi­ons for the 8th suc­ces­sive time and then went on to win the Euro­pean Com­mu­ni­ty Team Cham­pi­onship in Turin in May. A mag­nif­i­cent achievement. 

The decade 198090 had been an out­stand­ing peri­od for us. In addi­tion to the many suc­cess­es out­lined above, mem­ber­ship of our train­ing scheme had grown from less than 300 in 1980 to 650 in 1990

Commonwealth Games, Auckland

Stephen Akers 1500m freestyle
Jonathan Broughton 200m freestyle
400m freestyle
John Davey 200m freestyle
200m IM
400m IM
Tony Day (Wales) 400m freestyle
1500m freestyle
400m IM
Steve Dronsfield SILVER 4 x 100m freestyle relay
100m freestyle
100m butterfly
Neil Metcalfe SILVER 4 x 100m freestyle relay
Adrian Moorhouse GOLD 100m breaststroke
Finalist 200m breaststroke
Fenella Ng (Hong Kong)
James Parrack SILVER 100m breaststroke
200m breaststroke
Terry Denison Chief Coach
Paul Bush Team Manager
Pam Smith Assistant Team Manager

LEN World Cup, Rome

Adrian Moorhouse GOLD 100m breaststroke
Neil Metcalfe 50m freestyle
100m freestyle
James Parrack 100m breaststroke
Terry Denison Chief Coach
Paul Bush Team Manager
Pam Smith Team Physiotherapist

European Junior Championships, Dunkerque

Andrew Clayton 1500m freestyle
4 x 200m freestyle relay

National Champions

Jonathan Broughton SC 200m freestyle
John Davey SC 200m IM
Adrian Moorhouse LC 100m breaststroke Eq. WR - 1:01.49
Lara Hooiveld LC 100m breaststroke
Men's relay LC 4 x 100m medley (J Davey, J Parrack, N Metcalfe, J Broughton)
SC 4 x 100m freestyle (J Day, A Clayton, J Broughton, N Metcalfe)