British Swimming

Key British Swimmers Wait For Rio Roster Determination On April 22nd

Fran Halsall is one British swimmer who earned a national title, but was unable to clock the tougher-than-FINA-A-cut qualifying standard determined by her nation’s swimming federation. She’ll learn on Thursday if she makes the team by secondary criteria.


Guy ‘Over the Moon’ With His Performance in the 200 Freestyle (Video)

James Guy told British Swimming that he was ‘over the moon’ with his time of 1:45.19 in the 200 freestyle…


O’Connor Not Overly Happy With Her Performances at Trials (Video)

Despite winning three events at the trials Siobhan-Marie O’Connor expressed her disappointment in her performances over the last week…

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Thomas Surprised Herself Winning the 100 Butterfly (Video)

Alys Thomas finished second in the 200 butterfly hitting the wall just five one-hundredths of a second behind Aimee Willmott….

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Greenbank Talks About Winning the 200 Backstroke for the First Time

The men’s 200 backstroke champion Luke Greenbank expressed his joy after finally winning the event after finishing third in this event at the last two British Championships…

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Britain Wins CAS Appeal To Ratify Since-Broken WRs Swam In 2014

British Swimming has won its appeal at the Court for Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ratify two now-broken world record…

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Skimming Cycling to the Amazon to Raise Money for Children’s Hospital

Mark Skimming will be cycling from Machu Picchu to the the Amazon in an effort to raise money for the Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal, which supports the Bristol Children’s Hospital…


Guy Talks About His Success in Kazan and His Focus Heading into Rio

In this SwimSwam exclusive interview James Guy discusses his success in 2015 as well as his major points of focus for the 2016 season heading into Rio…

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UK Sport Given 29 Percent Increase In Funding

Top competitors in Britain will be receiving more money to fuel their Olympic dreams approaching Rio after Chancellor of the Echequer George Osbor announced a 29 per cent budget increase for UK sport.


City of Manchester Aquatics Nabs ‘Club Of The Year’ Recognition

An up-and-coming player in the British swimming community, the city of Manchester, hosted its Sports Awards ceremony over the weekend….

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Keri-anne Payne Wins the FINA Marathon World Cup in Hong Kong

The Warrender Baths swimmer won the last World Cup of the series and will now continue working towards sealing qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next year.

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2015 FINA World Championships: More In-Depth Look at the Numbers

France’s Florent Manaudou won two individual gold medals in Kazan and added another as part of the men’s 4×100 free relay.


2015 FINA World Championships: Analyzing Results by Country

We’ve had a field day poring through post-World Championships data, as they tell an interesting story about trends in national…


2015 FINA World Championships: A Different Way of Ranking the Teams

Team Great Britain has shown impressive depth during the first four days of swimming competition at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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Three-Time British Olympian Caitlin McClatchey To Retire

Three-time British Olympian and multi-time international medallist Caitlin McClatchey announced her retirement from competitive swimming Wednesday.

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