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Swim Ireland has announced 45 athletes to our National Squad (Swimming) for the 2017-2018 season with specific cohorts of athletes identified – a Performance group (with an Olympic 2020 focus) and a Performance Pathway group (with an Olympic 2024 focus).
Swim Ireland’s future has taken on a brighter shine as of late, with 3 of the nation’s elite swimmers making history over the summer.
Two-time silver medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games, Duncan Scott, has been honored with Team Scotland’s ‘Male Athlete of the Year Award’.
After seeing her longtime National Senior Squad of the London Aquatics Centre Performance Programme (LACPP) abruptly cut, Olympian Aimee Willmott has found a new training home at the University of Stirling.
Ben Higson of the University of Stirling will now be headed to Swim Ireland, taking on the role of National Senior Team Head Coach and Head Coach of the National Centre, Dublin.
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Sitrling coaches Ben Higson and Steven Tigg recognized by Sports Scotland.
Check out the winners of this year’s BUCS Awards, including Max Litchfield from Sheffield.
The National coaching staff will have a lot of flexibility and discretion on who, and how many, athletes to assign to the team.