With Britain’s swimmers safely assembled in Shanghai, the confidence surrounding their preparation is sure to be high. After all, the last two years have seen a steady improvement in performance, especially on the ladies’ team, and the squad enters the final global meet ahead of London 2012 with a host of medal chances.
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Scotland has a proud tradition in breaststroke, from Olympic champion David Willkie to 2003 world silver medallist Ian Edmond. It’s a tradition that continues today with Michael Jamieson, Commonwealth silver medallist in Delhi and Kris Gilchrist, who heads to the Shanghai World Championships alongside his compatriot to line up in the 100m breaststroke.
The lure of collegiate swimming in the USA has always been great for up and coming British swimmers, but being so far from home doesn’t work for everyone. One such swimmer is Swansea’s Jemma Lowe who is reaping the benefits of a return to the UK.
The British selectors unveiled a team of 40 swimmers who will travel to China for the World Championships in July of this year, and while the bulk of the team is as expected from results at the British … Continue Reading→