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Masters alchemy turns Sheffield Steel into Southampton Gold

I’ve stated on several occasions that Southampton Masters is an extremely youthful squad when compared to its regional rivals – an average competitor age of approximately 30 years-old somewhat contradicts the common perceptions of a ‘Masters’ swimmer, and the ubiquitous labels of ‘over the hill / out-of-shape / head-up breaststroke only’ I’ve heard from several of our junior counterparts.

Medals, marathons and millimetre finishes at SE Regional Masters Championships

Attendance at South East Regionals can be sporadic from Hampshire Clubs, with Southampton proudly one of the more consistent in recent years. However, the 2014 Championships saw just about every South East County club struggle to muster a team, evident from the delayed afternoon start times and sparse relay entries.