British swimming’s future Olympic hopefuls stepped up to the mark at the European Youth Olympics in Paris this evening and got off to a cracking start on the first day of competition. The squad of 13 to 16 year olds claimed a complete set of medals from the first finals session of the competition, … Continue Reading→
While their senior counterparts battle for medals in Barcelona, a team of 16 British junior swimmers are about to take their first steps on the Olympic ladder, as they undergo their final preparations for the 2003 European Youth Olympics, which start on the 28th July.
The swimmers are part of the multi-sport Great Britain team that … Continue Reading→
There’s no doubt that British breaststroke is on a high at the moment, but its very easy to take a blinkered view and concentrate on the 100m and 50m swimmers, who have produced some excellent performances this year. Look beyond the sprinters however and you will find a Scotsman quietly preparing for an assault on the 200m breaststroke event in Barcelona.
Twelve months ago, few people beyond real swimming aficionados would have heard of David Davies. The 18 year old from Barry in South Wales was certainly a promising junior and a medallist at last years European Junior Championships, but … Continue Reading→