Barcelona in 2003 saw a highpoint for British swimming as the team claimed a then record 8 world championship medals. At the vanguard of that charge was Katy Sexton, who claimed silver in the 100m backstroke before becoming the first British woman to win a world title in the 200m event.Listen →
It’s the race also known as the world record we all watched on Nick Hope’s phone. There was no TV coverage or streaming available for the 2015 World Championship Trials held at the London Aquatic Centre so unless you were there on that momentous Friday night there was no way to watch as Adam Peaty sent shockwaves through breaststroke swimming other than the feed coming from the BBC correspondent’s Periscope channel. Adam descibes that race in his own words.Watch →
It was a tense finale to the European Derby of the International Swimming league with the battle between London Roar and Energy Standard going to the wire and the result in the balance as the meet-closing skins took place. Relive the action with Katie and Steve in this extra edition of the podcast, and hear from victors Vladimir Morozov and Ranomi Kromowidjojo.Listen →
There were plenty of Brits in action at the London leg of the ISL and Bob tracked down James Guy, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Kayla van der Merve, and Energy Standard coach Ian Armiger, to get their take on the weekend’s events.Listen →
The main pullbuoy podcast reviewing the 2017 British Championships and world championship trials is already out but there were some extra bits that we didn’t have time for in that edition, so here’s an extra podcast to wrap those up. The 200m butterfly for women produced a surprise result with two swimmers making the consideration time – we tracked down Jemma Lowe to get her views on that event, while we also hear from Duncan Scott who had a great week in Sheffield.