Since he took over as British National Performance Director about 18 months ago, there is no doubt that Bill Sweetenham has made his mark on British swimming. We have already we have seen some quite radical changes, for example to the … Continue Reading→
Ian Thorpe is reportedly aiming to win 7 gold medals at this year's Commonwealth games, a haul that would set a new record for a single games if he were to achieve it. Thorpe is already acknowledge … Continue Reading→
2001 was a greatly improved year for British Swimming with a good showing at the World championships and high expectations for next year's Commonwealth Games. But who were the outstanding British swimmers of 2001? Here's who you thought filled those roles; look out for interviews with the winners (hopefully!) on pullbuoy soon.
Despite the fact that he is only 25 James Hickman seems to have been around at the top of British swimming for a very long time, and indeed won his first senior national title almost 10 years ago. He really burst onto the world scene however with appearances in both butterfly finals at the Atlanta … Continue Reading→