The Doorstop

The Doorstop Trophy was introduced in 1993 and is awarded to the “Swimmer of the Meet” after each competition where 5 or more Mid Sussex Masters have competed. It is awarded for the best performance in the opinion of the holder who may use whatever criteria he/she wishes.

2015 Doorstop Holders

Date Competition Holder Citation
19th January 2015 UK Cold Water Championships Richard Arthur – Tim
31st January-1st February 2015 SER Long Course Championships Sarah Moore For swimming a Long Course 200m fly   – Richard
10th May 2015 Eastbourne Open Judith McKerchar For supporting the team although not feeling well. -Sarah
12th-14th June 2015 GB Long Course Championships Kathy Bidnall A British Record for the 200m Backstroke. – Judith
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2014 Doorstop Holders

Date Competition Holder Citation
1st & 2nd February 2014 SER Long Course Championship Sue Bull Well done, Sue, on your Backstroke PB. – Mike
1st March 2014 Bracknell Open Kathy Bidnall I am passing the Doorstop on to Kathy Bidnall, for her team management and continuing good results. – Sue
18th May 2014 Eastbourne Open Ann Gale Well done, Ann. – Kathy
21st September 2014 Sussex Championships Mary Johnson Well done, Mary. – Ann
5th October 2014 SER Short Course Championship Graham Lock Graham’s good swims included a new club record. Well done, Graham. – Mary
24th -26th October 2014 ASA Short Course Championship Sarah Moore Sarah broke 5 club records in her first major masters meet. Well done.  – Graham
1st December 2014 Inter-Counties Tim Fraser – Sarah


2013 Doorstop Holders

Date Competition Holder Citation
December 2013 ASA T30 Mike Nelson Congratulations on the distance, Mike – Judith
8th December 2013 Sussex Masters Judith McKerchar her many victories including some outside her comfort zone, including one backstroke and two fly. Well done – Steve
17th November 2013 Inter-counties Steve Braine A lovely fly leg in two relays – great to see Steve back swimming so well-  Alison
25th-27th October 2013 ASA Short Course Nationals Alison Gwynn A medal in all 6 events and gold in the 100m IM-  Charlie
20th October 2013 Mid Sussex Marlins Jokers Gala Charlotte Woodman First in both your individual events – Well done- Liz
5th October 2013 SER Short Course Open Meet Liz Griffin-Hind Well done, Liz – Two Golds and a club record. Alison
1st-8th September 2013 European Masters Championships Alison Gwynn A Gold, two Silvers, a Bronze and Three club record. Well Swum.Jenny
29th June 2013 Rushmoor Royals Open Meet Jenny Dean Well done, Jenny – Two Golds and a club record. Martin
14th-15th June 2013 GB Long Course Martin Trott For organising the relays and hotel. Sue
19th May 2013 Eastbourne Open Sue Bull Sue achieved several PB’s – well done, your hard work is paying offKathy
2nd March 2013 Bracknall Open Kathy Bidnall Kathy set a new 200m IM record, breaking the previous record set in 1997David
Feb 2013 SER Long Course David Hayes David set a new club record by knocking 9 seconds off his time on the 200m Backstroke – Well done David Sarah