Following the trials that took place at the British Championships in Glasgow last week, the expectation was a relatively small team would make the trip to Korea later this year for the world championships. Instead Bill Furniss and Chris Spice have delivered a bit of a surprise in naming a team of 25 for Gwangju.Continue Reading →
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→
Jazz Carlin has today announced her retirement from swimming. The Welsh Olympic medallist has endured a difficult few years following her double silver medal winning performance at the Rio Olympics and has finally opted to bring the curtain down on one of the most successful careers British swimming has seen.
Carlin started out her senior international … Continue Reading→
With Britain’s swimmers contesting two major championships in 2018, there was plenty for the swimming fan to savour this year as both meets produced some outstanding performances from the British competitors. Some of those swims were simply breath taking while there was plenty of new blood on the international scene as well. All of which … Continue Reading→
Concluding our series of retirement stories, Ross recalls how a home Olympic Games in London was the perfect time to bow out on his own terms. But although he finished on a high, there was still the challenge of making his way in the world to overcome.