20 at 20: Dramatic Relay World Title For GB in Fukuoka

The women’s 4×200 freestyle relay at the 2001 World Championships in Fukuoka was the first swimming world title ever won by Britain’s ladies. In a refresh of a video produced for Pullbuoy’s 15th anniversary in 2015, this is the story of one of the most controversial world championship races ever, as told through the eyes of anchor leg swimmer Karen Pickering and then British National Performance Director Bill Sweetenham.

There’s also a podcast version available, and you can watch the full drama unfold in the two videos below.