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Speed Awards

 Speed Swimming achievers 

The Speed Awards cover all four main strokes and children can achieve Bronze, Silver and ultimately Gold Awards. Children are expected to achieve consistent times on three occasions in order to gain the award. Achievement of a Gold Speed Award indicates that the swimmer is of a Club standard, should they wish to progress to a local Swimming Club

To gain the award, swimmers need to achieve the following times over 25 metres on each stroke:

  Bronze Silver Gold
Front Crawl 23.5 21.0 18.3
Breaststroke 29.4 27.2 23.8
Backstroke 27.0 24.7 21.5
Butterfly 25.6 23.2 20.3