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Suffolk swimmer Walker-Hebborn named in Team GB team for Rio

Suffolk's The 25-year-old from Bury St Edmunds failed to qualify automatically at the recent British Championships, but was picked after he registered a time within 2% of the Olympic qualifying standard. Walker-Hebborn came close to quitting the ..., 2 weeks ago

Teenager Robinson secures Rio standard

Teenager Ellie Robinson became the latest swimmer to achieve the Rio qualification standard with a new British record at the Para-swimming trials. The 14-year-old from Northampton beat her old S6 50m butterfly mark of 37.53 seconds with 36.70 in ...
 BBC1 week ago Simmonds and Firth break world records  BBC1 week ago Firth sets new world record in Glasgow  BBC1 week ago Redfern & Moores set records in trials  BBC1 week ago

Adam Peaty to lead Team GB swimmers selected for Olympics

Staffordshire swimmer Adam Peaty has been selected to lead the way for Team GB. The British Olympic Association today announced the 26-strong swimming squad who have been selected for this summer's Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The athletes sealed ...
 ITV.com2 weeks ago BOA confident GB can exceed 2012 medal haul week ago Adam Peaty: I can hit new level at Rio Olympics  Nigeria Daily Independent2 weeks ago
Yahoo! Singapore

British swimmers lose no sleep over late Rio schedule

By Alan Baldwin BATH, England (Reuters) - British swimmers and coaches are losing no sleep over the prospect of late night racing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August. The schedules will see finals starting at 2200 local and finishing after ...
 Yahoo! Singapore2 weeks ago Guy aims to emulate Thorpedo at Olympics  Northern Territory Government1 week ago Thorpe fan Guy aims to leave his own Olympic mark  Reuters India1 week ago Olympics-British swimmers lose no sleep over late Rio schedule  Reuters UK1 week ago
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World champion Guy believes Team GB will make a splash in Rio

James Guy believes last year's successful World Championships could be just the start for British swimming as he looks towards his Olympic debut in Rio. Guy announced himself on the world stage in Kazan last summer, claiming 400m freestyle silver ...
 Team GB2 weeks ago James Guy: Expectations are higher - but we can deliver  Edinburgh Evening News2 weeks ago More success for Guy and O'Connor as British Swimming Champs draw to end  Team GB2 weeks ago

Title hat-trick for O'Connor

Swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor wrapped up the British Championships in style with a third title in Glasgow on Sunday. The Sky Academy Sports Scholar was a dominant force throughout the weekend and had with victories in the 100m freestyle and her ...
 Sky Sports2 weeks ago Siobhan O'Connor claims hat-trick of golds at British Championships  Edinburgh Evening News2 weeks ago

Cumbrian swimmer takes gold in British Swimming Championship

Cumbrian swimmer Luke Greenbank has claimed his first British senior title at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. The eighteen-year-old from Cockermouth competed in the 200m backstroke, where he bested his competition to finish in first ...
 ITV.com2 weeks ago Gold for Carlin on penultimate night of British Swimming Champs  Team GB2 weeks ago Welsh swimmer Jazz Carlin searching for Olympic qualification time in Glasgow  Shortwave IT!2 weeks ago

Brit Jamieson hints at retirement after trials defeat

LONDON (Reuters) - Michael Jamieson, the only British male swimmer to medal at the 2012 London Olympics, hinted at retirement on Friday after he was eclipsed in national trials and failed to secure a 200 metres breaststroke place for the Rio Games. ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 weeks ago Jamieson mulls quitting after loss in trials for Rio  Oman Tribune2 weeks ago Swimming-Brit Jamieson hints at retirement after trials defeat  Reuters UK2 weeks ago Jamieson talks of quitting after Olympic dream dies  Edinburgh Evening News2 weeks ago
Yahoo! Singapore

British swimmers seek improved pool haul in Rio

By Alan Baldwin BATH, England (Reuters) - Britain announced a 26-strong Olympic swimming squad on Thursday that coaches hope will eclipse their lean three-medal haul from London 2012 if they get it right on the night in Rio. Those on the plane ...
 Yahoo! Singapore2 weeks ago Olympics-British swimmers seek improved pool haul in Rio  Reuters UK2 weeks ago

Three meet GB Para-swimming mark for Rio

Three more swimmers achieved the Rio Paralympic qualifying standard at the British Para-swimming trials in Glasgow. Former world champion Amy Marren, 17, achieved the time in the SM9 200m medley. Matt Wylie, 19, and Ryan Crouch, 22, met the S9 ...
 BBC1 week ago Hamer sets GB record in Rio trials  BBC1 week ago
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