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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Swim Ireland announces another big coaching hire, completing their National Center-Limerick staff.
Britian’s Liam Tancock is among 4 athletes appointed to the UKAD Athlete Commission.
Two-time British Olympian Andrew Willis has called time on his lengthy swimming career.
Mel Marshall, coach of world record holder Adam Peaty, has received an honorary doctorate from Loughborough University.
Anna Hopkins won Sportswoman of the Year, while her British National teammate Duncan Scott was short-listed for Sportsman of the Year.
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.
Swim England has announced the creation of five new National Swimming Performance Centers aimed at supporting the nation’s emerging talent.
Scottish swimmer Mark Szaranek is finding his form by racing American Ryan Lochte everyday in practice.
Touch of Ginger designed the medals – they also designed the medals for the 2016 European Aquatics Championships.