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Golden girl Sophie Taylor pulls out of World Swimming Championships

Swimming sensation Sophie Taylor has pulled out of the upcoming World Championships and announced that she is taking a break from the sport.

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Swimming: Sophie Taylor confident of strong World Championship show after relocating to Bath from London

Harrogate swimmer Sophie Taylor has switched training bases ahead of her first appearance at a World Championships later this year.

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Swimmer Sophie Taylor

The White Stuff: Record-breaking Sophie Taylor deserves pride of place for Glasgow gold

It took little over 66 seconds for Sophie Taylor to pronounce herself as the new sweetheart of British swimming. The Harrogate star swam into the record books on Monday night with a quite sensational performance in the 100m breaststroke at the Royal Commonwealth pool.

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Swimmer Sophie Taylor (TJ100336i) Picture by Tony Johnson

Commonwealth Games 2014: Harrogate’s Sophie Taylor storms to swimming gold in Glasgow

Harrogate swimmer Sophie Taylor broke the British record as she surged to gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday night.

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Swimmer Sophie Taylor  Picture by Tony Johnson

Commonwealth Games 2014: Harrogate’s Sophie Taylor bids for swimming gold in Glasgow

Harrogate swimmer Sophie Taylor will go for gold in the women’s 100m breaststroke on Monday night.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Glasgow call for Harrogate swimmer Sophie Taylor

Young Harrogate swimmer Sophie Taylor has earned selection for this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Harrogate Hydro swimmers collect medals and National Youth qualifying times

The 2014 Yorkshire Championships held at the John Charles Aquatic Centre Leeds proved yet another satisfying meet for Harrogate Swimming Club’s head coach Ian Spencer.

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Matthew Rudolph, Charles Lonsborough and Joseph Porter all won medals

Harrogate swimmers rise to Ponds Forge challenge at Zonal meet

Ponds Forge was the venue for the team of swimmers from Harrogate District Club who travelled to Sheffield on the last weekend of January to compete in the ASA National Zonal Swimming Meet North.

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Harrogate and Tadcaster swimmers showcase talent in January events

Harrogate District Swimming Club held their annual Janus A & B Graded Swimming Meet at the town’s Hydro pool, attracting hundreds of entries from clubs throughout the north of England.

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Joseph Porter

Joseph powers to first senior title at Sunderland Aquatic Centre

Harrogate District Swimming Club members produced some excellent results in the last weekend in November, at the annual North East Regional Short Course Swimming Championships,held in the Sunderland Aquatic Centre.

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National golds for swimmer Jemma

National golds for swimmer Jemma

Golden Sherburn High School pupil Jemma Aylesbury carved out success at the British National Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

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Golden day for Wetherby swim squad lad Luke

Golden day for Wetherby swim squad lad Luke

Wetherby Swimming Club is celebrating after squad success at a recent South Yorkshire gala.

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Harrogate squad ready for Ponds Forge tests

Harrogate squad ready for Ponds Forge tests

Ponds Forge Sheffield will be the venue for the British National Youth Swimming Championships, and Harrogate Swimming Club’s performance squad are looking to make their mark in the pinnacle of their season.

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The Highfield Prep swimming team (s).

Swim gala success for prep

Highfield Prep School, part of Harrogate Ladies’ College, celebrated their swimming team’s success at the National Primary School Championships.

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The Mayor and Mayoress of Knaresborough Coun John Batt Mrs Sue Batt,the Mayor and Consort of Boroughbridge Coun Elizabeth Vose and Mr David Vose together with Rotary Club President John Tapscott start the Swimarathon at Knaresborough Swimming Pool. (S)

Knaresborough’s part in global swimarathon for polio eradication

Thirty swimmers made a splash for Rotary at Knaresborough Swimming Pool on Saturday to help raise funds for the End Polio Now campaign.

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Sarah Bosomworth helping with a polio vaccination campaign in Kathmandu. Below, charity swimmer Sarah Bosomworth (s)

Sarah’s swimming triumph

A Knaresborough Rotarian has triumphed in her first open water swimming challenge to help in the battle against polio.

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The Harrogate & District Swimming Club members who reached national qualifiers.

Good results for Harrogate Swim Club at National meet

A contingent of Harrogate and District Swim Club headed to the British Gas National Youth Swimming Championships for competitors aged 15-19.

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Harrogate Grammar's year 7-8 teams at the North Yorkshire School Games. (S)

School swim finals get golden touch

Just two days before the Olympic Torch entered North Yorkshire for the first time, schools from all around the county were taking part in North Yorkshire’s own Olympic inspired event.

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Historic trophy victories for Ashville boys swim teams at Crystal Palace

Swimmers from Ashville College have swum their way to victory at a major national tournament featuring schools from all over the country.

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