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first welsh swimmers set for melbourne

The Commonwealth Games Council for Wales has announced the first group of swimmers who will represent the principality at the 2006 Games in Melbourne. There will be another opportunity to reach the qualifying standard at the Welsh Amateur Swimming Association Open Stage 3 Meet to be held at the Wales National Pool in Swansea on December 3-4. That event doubles as the final selection meet for the English team.
The selected swimmers are:

  • David Davies (City of Cardiff)
  • Thomas Haffield (City of Cardiff)
  • Julie Gould (Halesmere)
  • Bethan Coole (Swansea)
  • Jazmin Carlin (Tigersharks, Swindon)
  • Rhiannon Henry (Swansea) – √Člite Athlete with a Disability (EAD).