2019 sees a typically tough set of selection standards for the world championships taking place in Gwangju, Korea later this year. Swimmers will be measured against these standards at the British Championships in Glasgow this week and once again we'll be keeping tabs of how the team is shaping up based on the … Continue Reading→
With the pools in Budapest now turned over to the masters for their world championships, the time is right to cast an objective eye back over goings-on in the Duna Arena for the team of British swimmers at the world championships. With 7 medals secured over 8 days of racing in Hungary and second place on the medals table, on the face of it things look rosy. But while it was a creditable performance from the team, delving into the numbers tells a slightly different story.
It was a lucky seven medals for Britain in Budapest as they added gold, silver and two bronzes to the gongs won over the first half of the meet in the closing four days. Bob is back to join Katie and Steve in reviewing the second half of a great championships in Budapest.
Four days down and three gold medals for Great Britain in the pool, including two for the irrepressible Adam Peaty, who rewrote the record books seemingly at will. There’s plenty to discuss on the mid-point round up of the World Championships, as Katie and Steve are joined by triple Olympian Ross Davenport to review goings on in Budapest.
Britain had a whale of a meet at the world championships of 2015 winning a record 9 medals. As we discussed on the preview podcast, all but Jazz Carlin, will be in Budapest to try and defend those medals. There are also a number of additional contenders for the podium places.