2015 World Champions Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Robbie Renwick, Fran Halsall and Chris Walker-Hebborn will join 7 teammates to represent Great Britain at the 2015 LEN European Short Course Championships in Netanya, Israel, Dec. 2-6. Despite the event falling during hard training season, it will be a great opportunity for the team to experience tough racing in preparation for the upcoming Olympic year.
Peaty, who is a three-time world champion and two-time world record holder, will lead the British team as he competes in his second European Short Course Championships. Halsall will enter the competition as the only GBR swimmer to currently hold an individual European record in the 100m freestyle (51.19).
This event will also be the senior international competition debut of two British Swimming juniors Luke Greenbank of Cockermouth swimming club and Georgia Coates of City of Leeds swimming club.
The team will be lead by Head Coach David McNulty, from the National Centre, Bath and the full Great Britain team is as follows: