This is the story of one of the most controversial world titles ever won by Britain’s swimmers, the women’s 4×200 freestyle relay at the 2001 World Championships in Fukuoka.
Pullbuoy has been awarding Swimmer of the Year honours for the past 15 years, this video shows the roll of honour.
Fifteen years. Four National Performance Directors and four Olympics. Eight Olympic medals in the pool, and three more in the lake. A hatful of medals at worlds and Europeans, and four battles for Commonwealth supremacy. And all of it covered in some way, shape or form on pullbuoy across around 650 articles. It's been quite … Continue Reading→
Since pullbuoy opened its digital doors in May 2000, there have been, fittingly courtesy of Adam Peaty’s recent effort, 15 world records set by British Swimmers; 10 in the long course pool and 5 in the 25m format. Here’s the roll of honour
It seems almost impossible that this has been going on for 15 years. When I first had the idea, I was certain that after a few months I'd have a better idea and move on to doing something else, or that it would just get boring, or nobody would read it and it would just … Continue Reading→