Podcast: Arena League and Lockdown

The strangest of months then with swimmers locked out of their pools, the British Championships cancelled and the Olympics pushed back a year. Not the expected topics of discussion, but with the Arena league having just reached its conclusion, Bob, Katie and Steve are joined by Emma Collings-Barnes, director of swimming for league champions Mount Kelly, to discuss their win in Cardiff and what she has her swimmers doing while on a hiatus from training. We also cast an eye over some notable swims at the Edinburgh International meet, including a sparkling 200 free from Tom Dean.

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Pullbuoy Swimmers of the Year 2019

Pre-Olympic year often has the sense of a dress rehearsal as heads are turned towards the Games looming inexorably on the horizon. But that also means as well as medals to be won there are markers to be laid down, challenges to be made and lessons to be learnt. Amongst it all there was some fantastic swimming from Britain’s swimmers, making the job of picking out the leading lights anything but straightforward. But here are the Pullbuoy swimmers for 2019.

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