The British squad for the 2006 World Short Course Championships has been announced, with 8 swimmers set to compete in Shanghai Next April.
The small team, all of whom will compete in the Commonwealth games before travelling to China, will be led by 6 time world champion Mark Foster, while Loughborough University again provides the bulk … Continue Reading→
The England team for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games was confirmed yesterday, with the expected 25 swimmers now certain to make the trip down under in March. Loughborough University provides the bulk of the squad with twelve representatives, while 7 swimmers will make their senior international debut in a long course event. The youngest of … Continue Reading→
Simon Burnett has scotched rumours that he is about to switch nationalities and compete for Holland, the country of his mother's birth. Following several high profile defections from the ranks of Britain's elite swimmers, Burnett's name had been raised in some quarters as the next big name to go.
Not so, says the man from … Continue Reading→
As far as swims go I suppose Brian Brinkley winning a major title in the 200m fly must be one of the highlights from an English perspective, though I wasn't able to share in the excitement as I was in the same race - some way behind although just … Continue Reading→
You remember certain things about a meet and for me it was knowing at 150m in the 200m freestyle final that you're going to win the race - that's not a bad feeling. There were about 6 guys who'd all swam pretty well at the World Championships about … Continue Reading→