Silver Dolphins 9th overall at 2007 Nationals

Tuesday, May 22, 2007Thirteen London Silver Dolphins competed at Nationals in Winnipeg, May 18-21, placing 9th overall. There were many great swims, with several club records set. It was an excellent meet and we had a great time! Results are posted on

London Silver Dolphins Repeat as Provincial Champions

Wednesday, April 4, 2007Swimming in the 2007 Ontario Masters Swimming Championships, the London Silver Dolphins defended their 2006 title as provincial team champions. The team of 48 swimmers, ranging in age from 20 to 68, competed in the Sudbury meet over the weekend of March 23, 2006.The team was led by a number of veterans including Bryan Finlay, 64, competing in his 28th master’s championship. Finlay won gold in the 50 meter and 100 meter Breaststroke, the 200 meter Backstroke, 200 meter Butterfly and the 400 meter Individual Medley. Former Olympian Rob Stoddart, 57, struck gold in the 100 and...


Silver Dolphins dominate provincial masters swimming championships

Tuesday, April 4, 2006Held over the weekend of March 31, the 2006 Ontario Masters Swimming Championship attracted over 550 swimmers from 59 masters teams throughout Ontario, Quebec, the Maritimes and the U.S. The local London Dolphins scored a total of 7,838 points, eclipsing their nearest rival by almost 3,700 points. The 64 members of the Dolphins ranged in age from 19 to 76 and brought home a total of 78 first place finishes. The team also established 10 provincial and 6 national records.On the women’s side, the team was lead by 76 year old Alice Lawrence swimming in the women’s...


Silver Dolphins Make A Splash

Wednesday, May 25, 2005Competing in the 2005 Canadian Masters Swimming Championships over the May long weekend, the masters swim team from London captured 3rd place in the team standings amassing a total of 3,063 points. The swim meet attracted over 130 teams and 950 swimmers from across Canada aged 20 to 90 years old. Coached by Jay Nolan, the 48 swimmers from London brought home a total of 10 first place finishes including 4 national records.Competing in the 25 to 29 year old age group, Johnny Hewerdine established a new national mark in the 1500 metre freestyle with a time...