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Swimming pool water inactivates Covid-19 virus in 30 seconds, according to new study

Swimming pool water can inactivate the Covid-19 virus in only 30 seconds under the right conditions, reveals a study by virologists at Imperial College London The findings, which have not been published in a peer-reviewed journal, suggest the risk of transmission of Covid-19 in swimming pool water is incredibly low. Swim England worked collaboratively with …

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No training Sunday Morning 20th December for all squads due to London moving to Tier 4 restrictions.

In the wake of the recent announcement by the PM this afternoon that all the 32 Boroughs and the city of London will move to Tier 4 from midnight. Tomorrow’s morning sessions for all squads are cancelled. As you might be aware, stay at home orders have been issued for Tier 4 and the gyms …

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Swim England clarifies what you can and can’t do in the Covid three tier system

Following the Government’s announcement of the three-tier Covid alert system, there has been much confusion for all sports and for participants about what is and isn’t allowed. Swim England, the recognised national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo and artistic swimming, has sought clarification from the Government on a number of points to be …

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Swim England confirms alternative window for 2021 County Age Group Championships

Swim England has confirmed it is committed to doing everything it can to enable the ‘excellent’ County Age Group Swimming Championships take place in 2021. However, due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions, it is highly unlikely that these events will be able to take place in their usual January/February time slot. To that end, Swim …

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‘Disappointing’ water polo and artistic swimming impacted by new restrictions

Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson has expressed her disappointment that adult water polo and artistic swimming team events will be impacted by the latest coronavirus restrictions announced by the Government. However, the recognised national governing body can confirm that the majority of activities taking place whilst following Swim England’s Return to Pool guidance remain …

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Research revealing low Covid-19 prevalence in leisure centres welcomed

Swim England has welcomed new research which reveals the prevalence of coronavirus at leisure centres and gyms is ‘extremely low’. The findings, published by ukactive, showed there have been only 78 confirmed Covid-19 cases among more than 22 million visits since facilities were given the go-ahead to reopen. Data was collated from more than 1,500 …

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