When the British swimming funding lists were announced back in October there was little of the public complaint that had accompanied the 2014 version. That was despite there being a significant turnover in the podium performance list, with 7 of the 21 spaces taken by new swimmers, a third of the total available. Can this tell us anything about the selection for Rio?Continue Reading →
Jemma Lowe, hoping to make the team for what would be her third Olympics at trials in April, gives us the run down on her 2016 so far.Continue Reading →
A week or so ago many of Britain’s swimmers had their last competitive hit out ahead of trials at the Edinburgh International Meet. Here are three key pointers from that meet to trials in Glasgow in a few week's time.
1. Men’s breaststroke spots in Rio are still wide open, almostLet’s get one point straight out … Continue Reading→
The British swimming selection policy for the 2016 Olympics was published recently, and fans of spreadsheets can celebrate once more; the procedure follows the route established for the Commonwealth Games and world championships, with tough first up selections and then a percentage based waiting game for those who do not … Continue Reading→