Loughborough began its 2018 BUCS LC Championships with wins in both the women’s 800m and men’s 1500m freestyle events.
Seven marathon swimmers will compete in the first two events of the FINA 10K World Series.
Olympian Duncan Scott represented the University of Stirling en route to winning the men’s 1500m freestyle in Sheffield tonight to kick-off the 2017 BUCS Short Course Championships.
Britain’s Marathon Swimming Lead Bernie Dietzig says, “The World Championships is always incredibly competitive. We will be expecting a huge field in both the men’s and women’s 10km and we have done everything we can this season to be ready for this.”
Six swimmers will be representing Great Britain at this summer’s Open Water World Championships in Hungary.
At this weekend’s U.S. Open Water Nationals, a 5-member British contingency will be fighting for their way onto GBR’s line-up for Hungary.
Tim Shuttleworth got Loughborough’s party started in Sheffield with a 1500m freestyle meet record.
Alice Dearing of Great Britain and Kristoff Rasovszky of Hungary won the world junior titles in the open water 10k today at the Open Water Junior World Championships in the Netherlands.