MEET YOUR BRITISH TEAM FOR EUROSWIM 2019 – LEN

MEET YOUR BRITISH TEAM FOR EUROSWIM 2019

A strong British team will contest the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow, featuring four recently-crowned world champions. Here’s our one-stop-shop for getting to know your home heroes that will descend on Tollcross and compete for medals with Europe’s best. Freya Anderson: a Scouse sensation whose inexorable rise shows no signs of slowing. IG – […]
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EuroSwim 2019 in numbers

What a week it was at EuroSwim in Glasgow, with Tollcross crowds given endless thrills, British success and a host of great memories to cherish.  Russia topped the medal table and Great Britain took home their best haul of medals since 2003, continuing the team’s storied relationship with the Glasgow pool. And British teenage sensation Freya Anderson […]
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Kolesnikov reels off double gold as Russia rule on final night at EuroSwim

Kliment Kolesnikov underlined his status as one of swimming’s brightest young stars with two golds inside an hour as Russia dominated the final night of the LEN European Short Course Championships. The 19-year-old broke the 200m long-course backstroke world record in Glasgow last year but didn’t get a fairytale return, crashing out in the 200m […]
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Three things from Tollcross: Hopkin sets up tilt at top step as EuroSwim builds to climax

Europe’s elite scrabbled for lanes in Sunday morning’s heats ahead of a grandstand final night, promising ten back-to-back finals and non-stop drama. With Freya Anderson going for gold once again and Duncan Scott set to race in three finals, it’s set to be a memorable evening with limited tickets still available for the session. Here […]
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Anderson stuns to claim second gold on a magical night at EuroSwim

Freya Anderson did it again. Great Britain’s teenage sensation sent a loud Tollcross crowd wild for a second night running, soaring to 200m freestyle success and thumping her own national record. Then back to anchor her nation to silver in the mixed 4x50m freestyle, taking the medal tally to nine, Anderson is emerging as the […]
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Three Things from Tollcross: Champions back in the pool on sprint Saturday

Day Three heroes rode the wave of their success on Saturday morning as a bumper weekend at EuroSwim gathers pace. Gold medallists from Friday night Freya Anderson, Vladimir Morozov and Katinka Hosszu all dived back into competition and underlined their multiple medal credentials. Here are three things you might have missed from the morning session. […]
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Anderson outshines big names to claim gold on thrilling Friday at EuroSwim

A star is born in Great Britain’s Freya Anderson, who held off a world-class field to win 100m freestyle gold at the LEN European Short Course Championships. Anderson, 18, sealed a maiden international title with aplomb in front of a boisterous home crowd at Tollcross, a superb final two lengths underpinning a personal best 51.49. […]
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Three things from Tollcross: Britain set up frantic Friday night at EuroSwim

Friday at EuroSwim is already coming to the boil after morning heats bubbled away and teed up more medal chances for Britain in the Tollcross pool. After sealing medals on Thursday night, Duncan Scott, Vladimir Morozov and Kira Toussaint returned to the water and showed their class once again. Here are three quick takeaways from […]
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Litchfield bags Britain gold as world record falls at EuroSwim

It’s all on track to Tokyo for Max Litchfield after dominant 400m individual medley gold at the LEN European Short Course Championships. The Yorkshireman, who arrived in Glasgow with an entry time four seconds quicker than any other, delivered Britain’s first EuroSwim gold medal to the delight of a bumper Tollcross crowd. Litchfield’s family, also […]
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Huge volunteer effort forms backbone of smooth running of EuroSwim

More than 225 volunteers have teamed up with Glasgow Life to deliver the LEN European Short Course Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre this week, with applicants from as far away as Hungary and the United Arab Emirates. From directing spectators to their seats, providing information and support to the swimmers and the media, organizing […]
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Three things from Tollcross: Scott’s away on Day Two at EuroSwim

A pulsating first night gave way to a fascinating second morning with the LEN European Short Course Championships well underway. It was Italy atop the medal table after Day One, but eight further champions will be crowned at Tollcross tonight and Britain will be well in the hunt. Here are three things we learned from […]
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MEET YOUR BRITISH TEAM FOR EUROSWIM 2019

A strong British team will contest the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow, featuring four recently-crowned world champions.

Here’s our one-stop-shop for getting to know your home heroes that will descend on Tollcross and compete for medals with Europe’s best.

Freya Andersona Scouse sensation whose inexorable rise shows no signs of slowing. IG – freyaanderson_

Georgia Davies: experienced Welsh backstroker who has competed at every level of the sport, collecting ten gongs at European level. IG – georgiabdavies

Tom Deanworld-beating junior athlete and trainee engineer with designs on success in Glasgow. IG – tomdean00

Luke Greenbank: fresh from relay gold and a 200m backstroke PB at the World Championships. IG – lukegreenbank

James Guywith Olympic, world and European long course medals, continental success on short course is the only gap in Guy’s palmares. IG – james.g.guy

Anna Hopkin: the sprinter – a US college athlete based in Arkansas – will hope for a magical homecoming in Scotland. IG- anna_hopkin

Joe Litchfield: the younger of the Litchfield brothers will hope to continue forging a path to international success in Glasgow. IG – joelitchfield_

Max Litchfieldwill hope to convert his dominance of British individual medley swimming into more international success. IG – litchfield.max

Scott McLay: one of Scotland’s brightest talents in the pool, the versatile Perth star will be desperate to impress his home crowd. IG – scottmclay211

Ross Murdochthe Balloch-born ace has history with Tollcross, one of the faces of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. IG – rossmurdoch_

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: the versatile star won double silver on this stage in 2015 and loves the Glasgow atmosphere. IG – siobhanmoconnor95

Nick Pyle: after a breakout year in 2018, the University of Stirling swimmer will hope to continue to establish himself in the British side. IG – nicholaspyle

Molly Renshaw: the breaststroker claimed top prize in the 200m at the World Short Course Championships in 2016. IG – molrenshaw

Duncan Scott: the home favourite scooped gold and bronze in the 2019 World Championships to build on his pair of silvers at Rio 2016. IG – dunks_scott

Laura Stephens: the butterfly star has a Commonwealth Games and a World Championships behind her as she prepares to tackle short course. IG – laurakjs99

Kayla Van Der Merwe: the youngest swimmer on the GB team is a precocious talent about to make her senior international debut. IG – kaylavdm.xo

James Wilby: part of Great Britain’s set of breaststroke marvels, he claimed three European medals in Glasgow last summer.  IG – jameswilby

Brodie Williams: after bursting onto the scene this summer, the Millfield swimmer will be hoping to go from strength to strength. IG – brodiewilliams99