Davies & Rice on Team Wales Athletes Commission

Georgia Davies and Lily Rice have been selected as two of the 13 athletes who will join the new Team Wales Athletes Commission. The pair of Commonwealth medallists will join a group of current and former athletes who will be the voice for athletes as Team Wales prepare for Trinbago 2023 and Victoria 2026. 13 […]

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Commonwealth Youth Games 23 Selection Policy Update

Swim Wales can provide the following update relating to the age eligibility for the Commonwealth Youth Games 2023 in light of recent changes announced by World Aquatics. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will now be adopting the updated World Aquatics Junior age range for the Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games, which will now be as […]

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Jarvis embarks on new journey in 2023

The year 2022 has been one of change for Olympic champion Calum Jarvis – as the 30-year-old swapped the pool for poolside by taking up the role of Support Coach at the British Swimming Performance Centre Bath. Alongside the famous 4x200m Freestyle Relay triumph in Tokyo last year, Jarvis amassed eight senior international medals throughout […]

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Eight Welsh Swimmers on World Class Programme

A group of eight Welsh swimmers have been invited on to British Swimming’s World Class Programme (WCP) for the 2022-23 season, as preparations begin for another World Championship year and another move closer to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The Welsh contingent have been selected after a thorough selection process following an unprecedented year in the […]

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Senior Performance Athlete of the Year Nominees

Join us live on our Facebook and YouTube channels on Thursday 1st December at 19:30 for the Swim Wales National Club Awards 2022! The Swim Wales Performance Athlete of the Year Award recognises an athlete aged 18 or over across what has been an unforgettable season for our swimmers, para swimmers and divers. The Swim […]

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Swim Wales Para Swimming Award Nominees

Join us live on our Facebook and YouTube channels on Thursday 1st December at 19:30 for the Swim Wales National Club Awards 2022! The Swim Wales Para Swimming Award recognises an individual or group who have made an outstanding contribution and commitment to increasing opportunities for disabled people of all ages to be aquatically active. […]

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Swim Wales Coach of the Year Nominees

Join us live on our Facebook and YouTube channels on Thursday 1st December at 19:30 for the Swim Wales National Club Awards 2022! The Swim Wales Performance Coach of the Year celebrates a coach, or coaching team, who have enabled their athletes to thrive over the last 12 months. The Swim Wales Performance team nominated […]

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Swim Wales Young Performance Athlete of the Year Nominees

Join us live on our Facebook and YouTube channels on Thursday 1st December at 19:30 for the Swim Wales National Club Awards 2022! The Swim Wales Young Performance Athlete of the Year will raise the curtain on the Swim Wales National Club Awards 2022. This category will celebrate the achievements of a performance athlete under […]

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National Squads confirmed for 22/23 season

Swim Wales has confirmed the National Swimming and Para Swimming Squads for the 2022/23 season. A total of 116 Swimmers and Para Swimmers have been selected to the Swim Wales National Squad Programme across eight groups for the upcoming season. Athletes have been notified of their selections, with 58 gaining selection to the National Elite […]

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Swim Wales celebrates Commonwealth triumphs

The 2022 Commonwealth Games brought significant success for the Swim Wales athletes, coaches and support staff who had the honour of representing Team Wales in Birmingham. A pair of bronze medals for Medi Harris and Lily Rice added to the impressive tally of 11 Welsh records over six days of swimming action at Sandwell. Our […]

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Heslop & Thorne make history

Aidan Heslop and Ruby Thorne created history to bring down the curtain on the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The duo became the first Mixed Synchronised pair to represent Wales in the 10m Platform event as they finished eighth with a score of 284.28 despite significant challenges in the build up to the event for 16-year-old Thorne. […]

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Heslop makes Birmingham improvement

Aidan Heslop swapped the cliffs for the platform as he improved on the 10m Platform score from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games four years ago. The 19-year-old added more than 12 points to the total he earned out in Australia as he finished eighth in a strong final at Sandwell Aquatics Centre. And Heslop was […]

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Hawkins makes Commonwealth Final

Lucy Hawkins began her international career with a Women’s 10m Platform final appearance at the Commonwealth Games. The 22-year-old high diver grew with confidence throughout the biggest competition of her life to make it into the final round at Sandwell Aquatics Centre. And Hawkins made sure she soaked in the whole experience. “The day has […]

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Records to end Commonwealth Swimming

Swim Wales athletes closed the Commonwealth Games swimming in style with a Welsh record at Sandwell Aquatics Centre. The Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay team smashed an eight-year-old record to finish fourth on day six, while Medi Harris proved her class once again in the 50m Backstroke Final. The relay group made up of Joe Small, […]

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Harris hot streak continues

Medi Harris sealed her spot in the Women’s 50m Backstroke final in style on day five of the Commonwealth Games. Fresh from her 100m Backstroke bronze medal winning performance, Harris went up another level over the shorter distance to qualify second fastest and earn a place in lane five tomorrow evening. It took a Games […]

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Wales signal intent on day one

Wales may have missed out on a place on the podium after a stunning Mixed 4x100m relay final performance, but they signalled their intent to their Commonwealth rivals on day one in the pool. The Welsh team, who were making their debut in the event at Sandwell Aquatics Centre, went toe-to-toe with Australia, England and […]

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Jervis soaking in Birmingham atmosphere

Daniel Jervis and his Swim Wales teammates have been forced to overcome bumps in the road on their journey to the Commonwealth Games, but he is ready to soak in every second when he dives into action on day one. The Resolven distance specialist will be one of the first Welsh athletes to feature at […]

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Swim Wales Summer Open Key Info

Swim Wales Summer Open 2022  Wednesday 3rd August – Sunday 7th August  WNPS, Swansea Swim Wales is proud to present the Summer Open. The Swim Wales Summer Open includes the HomeNation Summer Events and the Welsh Summer Open.The Home Nation Summer events will offer invited places to top Home Nation Club ranked swimmers,plus any Home […]

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