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2018 British Summer C’ships Day 5: Feisty Freestylers Perform

The penultimate day of the 2018 British Summer Championships brought additional fast swims from the key players making their mark in Sheffield this week. Jack Thorpe topped the podium in the men’s 19+ 50m freestyle, nabbing a new Scottish national record in the process.

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2018 British Summer C’ships Day 4: Richards & Williams Back At It

Royal Wolverhampton School’s Matt Richards followed up his stellar 100m freestyle win last night with a victory in the men’s 15-year-old age group 100m butterfly.

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2018 British Summer C’ships: 15-year-old Matt Richards’ 50.57 1Free

Matt Richards, who laid waste to British age group records as a 14-year-old last December, is now making moves on the 15-year-old category.

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2018 British Summer C’ships: Young Guns Strike Again

Two additional breaststroke age group records were broken as the British Summer Championships continue in Sheffield this week. Archie Goodburn, left, was one of the gold medalists this evening in Sheffield.

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2018 British Summer C’ships Day 1: British Breaststroking Pride

Two-time Olympian Craig Benson threw down a new personal best, while 14-year-old Cameron Williams established a new British national age group record in the 100m breaststroke on day 1 of the 2018 British Summer Championships.

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Fellner Completes Swim Ireland’s Limerick Nat. Center Coaching Staff

Swim Ireland announces another big coaching hire, completing their National Center-Limerick staff.

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Liam Tancock Appointed To British Anti-Doping Athlete Commission

Britian’s Liam Tancock is among 4 athletes appointed to the UKAD Athlete Commission.

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GBR Olympian Andrew Willis Retires From Competitive Swimming

Two-time British Olympian Andrew Willis has called time on his lengthy swimming career.

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Peaty’s Coach Mel Marshall Earns Loughborough Honorary Doctorate

Mel Marshall, coach of world record holder Adam Peaty, has received an honorary doctorate from Loughborough University.

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Bath University’s Anna Hopkins Named BUCS Sportswoman of the Year

Anna Hopkins won Sportswoman of the Year, while her British National teammate Duncan Scott was short-listed for Sportsman of the Year.

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Get Ready For Euros By Watching Ben Proud’s Monster 21.16 50 Free

With the European Championships kicking off in less than 20 days, re-live some of the action building up to the big event in the form of British swimmer Ben Proud’s furious 50m free from last month.

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Swim England Introduces 5 New National Performance Centers

Swim England has announced the creation of five new National Swimming Performance Centers aimed at supporting the nation’s emerging talent.

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Mark Szaranek Finding His Stride Alongside Ryan Lochte

Scottish swimmer Mark Szaranek is finding his form by racing American Ryan Lochte everyday in practice.

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LEN Unveils Medal Design for 2018 European Championships

Touch of Ginger designed the medals – they also designed the medals for the 2016 European Aquatics Championships.

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SwimSwam International Olympians Draft, Part 2

Which swimmers do we expect to dominate in Tokyo? How do we value up and coming swimmer’s chances? Do we expect aging stars to win more medals or fall off?

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