Young British Swimming Squad Heads to Japan Open

A young squad of swimmers will compete at the Japan Open in Tokyo as British Swimming continues a development project in the Far East aimed at enhancing medal prospects at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

British Swimming Head of Performance Pathway Tim Jones will lead a squad of seven athletes together with coach Mat Trodden (University of Edinburgh) for the three-day event at the Tatsumi Pool.

“This is the second year in succession we have taken a squad of athletes to this meet,” said Jones.

“It’s an excellent development opportunity for both coaches and athletes, and will provide them with valuable experience.”

The event runs from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 May and the British squad comprises:

Cameron Brodie – University of Stirling        

Max Litchfield – City of Sheffield      

Katie Matts – Stockport Metro

Chloe Tutton – City of Cardiff

Sarah Vasey – Derventio

Jess Fullalove – City of Manchester

Ellena Jones – Swim Swansea

Swimming news courtesy of British Swimming.

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