Britain

Promising Young Swimmer Joins Rudd’s Plymouth Crew

Coach Jon Rudd’s talent pool just got a little stronger as it was announced that 14 year old Laura Stephens will be joining his group at Plymouth College…

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10 Legends in Progress to Follow in 2014

Katie Ledecky is one of 10 legends in the making who are on the verge of ‘forever’ status in swimming.

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Houston’s Jane Figueiredo to Coach Tom Daley at London’s New HP Diving Centre

NCAA coaching legend Jane Figueiredo has resigned her position as the head diving coach at the University of Houston to take…

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British stars aligning to break Guinness World record with 100 x 100m relay for Leukemia charity

A who’s-who of British swimming stars will come together on February 1st in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record in the 100 x 100m relay while raising money to research and treat Leukemia.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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Bud McAllister to Leave for Job in Australia in February; Jazz Carlin to Split Time

British National Record holder says she will split her time between her native Wales and Australia after her coach takes a new post down under.

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British Record Holder Michael Rock Retires

Michael Rock has been THE British Champion in the 100 fly for the last 6 years.

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FINIS Hires Ross Davenport to Join International Business Development Staff

British Olympian Ross Davenport, above, poses with the 2012 Olympics behind him. He was a part of three British Olympic Teams, and has now joined the staff at FINIS.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Female European Swimmer of the Year

Consistency and endurance is was set Katinka Hozzsu apart from the rest of the world this year.

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Katie Ledecky 7th; Missy Franklin 9th in Eurosport’s Top 10 Athletes of 2013

Katie Ledecky (front) and Missy Franklin (back) were two of the top 10 athletes in the world in 2013, according to EuroSport.

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Halsall British Aquatic’s Olympic Athlete Of The Year

It was announced today that Fran Halsall has won the British Aquatic Athlete of the Year, which is decided upon…

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Duel in the Pool 2013 Final Thoughts: The Outcome Didn’t Matter as Much as the Score

The 2013 Duel in the Pool was the most exciting edition of the meet yet. In fact, since the modern…

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Belmonte On Fire; Ledecky 6th In 400 Freestyle; Europe 68 USA 54 after Day 1 of 2013 Duel in the Pool

In what was one of, if not the most anticipated races of the evening the crowd saw an extremely shocking…

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British Swimming Continues “Smaller is Better” Policy in 2014 Euro Selection Policies

After a very tight roster netted 8 medals at the European SC Championships, the Brits are planning to send a few more to Berlin in 2014, but not many.

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British Swimming Seeks Elite Coach Development Manager

The World Class Swimming Programme, the team responsible for driving GB Swimming to Olympic success, has an exciting new opportunity for an experienced professional in the field of élite coaching development to join our programme.

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