Swimmers of the Year

Pullbuoy Swimmers of the Year 2023

After the manic to and fro of last year, 2023 was a return to normality in the swimming calendar, with a summer world championships the sole focus. That championships also served as a reminder that Britain has become rather good at winning medals at global meets, but as is now tradition, we must pick the best of the bunch, so in the 24th annual edition, here are the pullbuoy swimmers of the year for 2023.

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Pullbuoy Swimmers of the Year 2022

2022 was the strangest of swimming years. Never before had we seen a world championships off and then almost immediately on again, let alone in a year that already boasted a Commonwealth Games and European Championships. It all led to a cluttered calendar but one with opportunity abounding for Britain’s swimmers. From that surfeit of international competition it’s no easy task to pick the cream of the crop, but here are the pullbuoy swimmers of the year for 2022.

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Pullbuoy Swimmers of the Year 2021

Despite all the uncertainty as we headed into the new year just 12 months ago, 2021 turned out to be chock full of international swimming, and with it some exceptional British swimming performances. Choosing the cream of the crop from a year that saw record breaking performances at the Olympics and European Championships and a swathe of new British records is not easy, but here’s our picks for 2021 swimmers of the year.

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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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