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successHere are a few of the highlights for the club in 2017, we are looking forward to more in 2018.

Happy New Year Everybody!

  • COGST win Scottish Swimming Club of the Year
  • Jack McComish wins 1 gold and 3 bronze medals for GBR at the Deaflympics in Turkey
  • Craig McNally and Sean Campsie secure Scotland selection for the 2018 Commonwealth Games with Gülsüm Onal and Camilla Hattersley also nominated.  COGST Coach Ian Wright named on the Scotland coaching staff for the 2018 Games.
  • Camilla Hattersley places 4th and 5th for GBR at the World University Games in Chinese Taipei
  • Mark Deans wins the 48km Manhattan Island swim in New York, setting a world record time for the event (6 hours, 34 minutes)
  • Anna Fleming wins 1 medal and reaches 5 finals for Scotland at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas
  • Anna Fleming reaches 3 finals and 1 semi-final for GBR at the European Junior Championships in Israel with Danielle Brayson selected to the coaching staff
  • Para swimmer Andrew Mullen breaks the S5 50m Backstroke European Record three times and qualifies for to swim for GBR the IPC World Championships
  • Gavin Roberts wins 2 gold and 2 silver medals at the GB Special Olympics in Sheffield
  • COGST swimmers win 6 gold and 4 bronze medals and reach 35 finals at the British National Summer Championships in Sheffield
  • COGST swimmers win 4 gold and 2 silver medals at the Scottish National Open Water Championships
  • 18 COGST swimmers are named in Scottish Swimming’s various national squads for the 2017-18 season
  • 5 COGST swimmers compete for the Scotland West/North team at the UK School Games in Loughborough in early September
  • Andrew Mullen named British Swimming Para-Swimmer of the Year, with Ian Wright nominated as Para-Swimming Coach of the Year
  • COGST place 3rd overall and win 12 medals at the Scottish National Short Course Championships.  At the Scottish National Age Group Championships COGST place 4th overall claiming 71 medals.
  • COGST win the West District Jessie Waldie Cup and West District present Katie Shanahan and Mark Ford with the Most Promising Swimmers of the Year awards.
  • COGST host inaugural Johnstone Shearer Memorial Meet raising £3,000 for the Beatson Cancer Charity.
  • Katie Shanahan and Serena Iheagwaram compete for the Scotland Junior Squad at the Oporto International Meet in Portugal with Anna Fleming doing likewise at the Luxembourg International Meet.
  • COGST and University of Glasgow run a successful warm weather training camp for Glasgow based students in Fuerteventura.
  • Over 60 Glasgow based swimmers compete in the British Universities & Colleges (BUCS) Swimming Championships with COGST members returning 7 medals and helping UWS, UoG, UoS and GCU all achieve top 20 overall team rankings.