Archive: World Championships

The Sheffield effect – it’s not just the water

It was the wrong sort of water, blared the headline in the Telegraph, echoing years of rail company excuses in explaining where it had all gone wrong for Britain in Barcelona. The source of this wisdom was an interview on … Watch

Posted in Barcelona 2013, Video

World Championships: GB in Numbers

It wasn’t the result that British Swimming was looking for. A single bronze medal, that’s all that GB had to show for 8 days of effort in Barcelona, which fell well short of a target set at 3-5 medals in … Continue reading

Posted in Barcelona 2013, World Championships

World Championships Podcast – Day 8

Britain finally got off the mark, but left it until the very last session. Steve, Katy and Bob chew over the British performance and there is a chance to speak to Jon Rudd, coach to Lithuanian superstar Ruta Meilutyte, before we say goodbye. Listen

Posted in Barcelona 2013, Podcast

World Championships Podcast – Day 7

One day to go and Britain’s chances in the pool are running out; the events in Barcelona and the timing of trials dominate conversation on the podcast. Listen

Posted in Barcelona 2013, Podcast

World Championships Podcast – Day 6

It was meant to be the day that made the difference, but it just didn’t work out that way. Steve Katie and Bob pick through the events of Day 6 Listen

Posted in Barcelona 2013, Podcast