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Swimming And Diving News

Apr 23

British Swimming Championships: Guy wins fourth gold as Proud sets another record

James Guy wins his fourth gold of the British Swimming Championships as Ben Proud sets another record.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39688631

Apr 22

British Swimming Championships 2017: Ben Proud beats his own record

Ben Proud beats his own record as he takes 50m freestyle victory at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39681804

Apr 22

British Swimming Championships: Georgia Davies wins women’s 50m backstroke title

Wales’ Georgia Davies seals her second gold medal of the 2017 British Swimming Championships by winning the 50m backstroke.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/39681594

Apr 21

British Swimming Championships 2017: Ross Murdoch eyes Worlds after Sheffield win

Ross Murdoch puts himself in contention for June’s World Championships by winning the British 200m breaststroke title.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39674899

Apr 21

British Championships: Charlotte Atkinson becomes double British champion

Isle of Man teenager Charlotte Atkinson claims her second British swimming title in as many days.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39666037

Apr 20

British Championships: Duncan Scott and Max Litchfield set new records

Duncan Scott is the first British man to swim under 48 seconds in 100m freestyle as he breaks his own record at the British Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39662965

Apr 19

British Championships: Adam Peaty wins second gold medal in 50m breaststroke

Adam Peaty wins the 50m breaststroke, his second gold, at the British Swimming Championships – nearly breaking his own world record.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39649232

Apr 19

Watch: Ulyett breaks British record to win 200m backstroke

Jocelyn Ulyett, 21, breaks the British record en route to a surprise victory in the 200m breaststroke at the British Championships in Sheffield.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39649410

Apr 19

Watch: ‘Phenomenal’ Peaty eases to 50m title

Olympic champion Adam Peaty is in complete control as he cruises to a comfortable win in the 50m breaststroke final at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39647764

Apr 18

Adam Peaty easily wins 100m breaststroke final at GB Championships

Olympic champion Adam Peaty destroys the competition winning the men’s 100m breaststroke final in a time of 57.79s.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39636853

Apr 18

Peaty books Worlds spot with victory in Sheffield

Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty books his place at the 2017 World Championships with victory at the British Championships.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39636925

Apr 17

Carlin and Davies plotting more success

Jazz Carlin and Georgia Davies are hoping success at the British Championships will be the springboard to further glory in the pool.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39622722

Apr 17

British Championships: Adam Peaty among those seeking World Championship places

Olympic champion Adam Peaty will be among the GB stars trying to reach the World Championships when they compete at the British Championships in Sheffield this week.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/39567482

Apr 15

Dana Vollmer, the Olympic swimmer racing while six months pregnant

Dana Vollmer is aiming for the Tokyo Olympics, with a brief pause to have another child.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39607912

Apr 05

James Magnussen ditches world championships for Commonwealth Games

  • Magnussen claims Gold Coast field will be more competitive
  • The three-times Olympic medallist hopes to work back into form at Games

Australia’s James Magnussen will forgo the chance to win a third 100 metres freestyle title at the swimming world championships in Budapest, and instead focus on defending his Commonwealth Games gold medal on the Gold Coast next year.

The 25-year-old said he felt a strong Commonwealth Games field, which includes compatriots Kyle Chalmers, the reigning Olympic champion, and Cameron McEvoy, would offer a better benchmark than the global championship.

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/05/james-magnussen-ditches-world-championships-for-commonwealth-games

Apr 04

Swim England: Governing body ASA rebrands and launches four-year strategy

The Amateur Swimming Association has been rebranded as Swim England as part of a four-year strategy to strengthen the sport and boost participation numbers.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/get-inspired/39490480

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