2016 was quite a year. A best performance at the Olympics for over a century, an outstanding medal haul at the Paralympics and an equal best ever showing at the European Junior Championships, combined with a growing sense of depth in the sport, made it a year to remember. Here are those we feel are … Continue Reading→
Back at the British Championships in April, while Siobhan Marie O’Connor and Francesca Halsall were battling it out in the final of the 100m freestyle, there was a nagging question that just kept lingering. Here we had a 200IM specialist, albeit one who is a very good freestyler, and a swimmer who had publicly stated … Continue Reading→
As well as the success that GB’s Olympic and Paralympic swimmers have had in 2016, there is another team that has been ruling the waves internationally, and that’s Britain’s transplant swimmers. Team manager Liam Barnett and some of his team-mates join the podcast to discuss their success.
Two years ago, after a stellar set of performances at the Commonwealth Games, Mark Foster said that Britain’s swimmers had to deal with going from “good to great”, and he was blown away by their performance in Rio.
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