Many mothers dislike the early mornings that come with the first months of parenthood, but for silver-medallist swimmer Nyree Kindred they have proved most helpful. Kindred has spent the last year juggling training for the biggest competition of her life with looking after 14-month old Ella.
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A good luck message to Britain’s amazing paralympic swimmers from pullbuoy and GBSwimstars
Much has been said about the performance of Britain’s swimmers in London. Depending on your point of view, and the spin that you want to apply, it was either much worse than expected, given the number of medals won, or better than the past, with more finalists than ever before. But as swimming was the … Continue Reading→
The World Record set by Ye Shiwen in the final of the women's 400 individual medley in London certainly got people talking. Unfortunately for the 16-year-old it got a lot of people talking for the wrong reasons, with allusions to China's doping past swiftly coming to the forefont.
The source of this suspicion was the way … Continue Reading→
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line so you’d imagine that a direct route from one end of the pool to the other would be the selected option for swimmers in an Olympic race. Not so; many competitors in the 800m and 1500m in London were seen to be circle swimming, but what are the distance implications?
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