For more that fifteen years Saltis SIM arranges, organizes and hosts annually the popular “Saltis-CUP” swim competition. On Sunday, the 4th of November, Saltis-CUP 2018 took place at Nacka’s swimming pool. More that 380 swimmers from 10 swimming clubs around Stockholm competed in more than 1100 heats, at 30 events throughout the day. A well structured cooperation within Saltis SIM force included swim officials, board members, parents and partners made “Saltis-CUP 2018” successful. Coffee, tea, homemade sweet temptations, sandwiches and much more were available to those attending the competitions. Saltis SIM partner, the competitive swim apparel and gear TYR, was also present at the competitions with a broad assortment of their products available for purchase.
Our club competed with a swim force of 25 new and older swimmers accompanied by 4 coaches. As a result we accomplished several personal records and we earned 13 medals with: Thea BoiJ DR (3), Axel H (2), Cornelia S (1), Anna Maria OR (4) and Vasilis Maximilian R (3). In addition, our 12 year-old-or-younger relay group of girls earned the 2nd place on medley with Cornelia S, Laura M., Anna Maria OR and Ebba K.! The Head Coach Vladimir R. is satisfied from the results and he points out that this is the progress that swimmers and coaches want to see more coming up. He also acknowledges the members of the Saltis SIM board and all the supporters who help the team and empower it to become even better in the future.
Saltis SIM ranked 4th in the Saltis CUP 2018. Skuru came 3rd in place and SKK came 2nd. Finally, the TROPHY went to Södertörn!! CONGRATULATIONS!! Extended congratulations to all clubs and swimmers on the Saltis-CUP 2018!!!
The members of the board of Saltis SIM would like to forward a big THANK YOU to all who supported this competition and especially to SKURU IK SIMNING that lended us material and helped us to set them up!!
Next challenge for Saltis SIM, is the upcoming KM (Klubb Mästerskap) and Lucia celebration on the 15th of December. Stay tuned!
Panagiota K. Rosenqvist