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Swimming’s Robbie Renwick Scoops Top Award

05 October 2015

Following an outstanding season, which saw him become World Champion for the first time in his career, swimmer, Robbie Renwick was named Scottish Sportsperson of the Year 2015 and awarded the Emirates Lonsdale Trophy, at the Commonwealth Games Scotland Awards Dinner in Glasgow last night (3 October). Fellow swimmer, 18-year-old Duncan Scott, then collected the Sir Peter Heatly Trophy for the Young Sportsperson of the Year, to make it a clean sweep of the main awards for swimming.

Deans Wins Silver in Cyprus Open Water International

05 October 2015

Mark Deans (City of Glasgow) was the runner up in the men’s 5 km race at the Cyprus International Open Water Meet on Sunday (4 October 2015).

Swim Social: Norma and David try out Skills & Drills Classes

05 October 2015

As part of our Swim Social programme in partnership with Scottish Water, we will be following the efforts of two of their employees David Atkin and Norma Alexander, over the coming weeks as they try to improve their swimming techniques.

Swim Social Blog: "You're so brave to be pictured in a swimsuit"

01 October 2015

Blog by Anne Kane: I was out with some friends last week and one of them commented that it is brave of me to be writing articles for Scottish Swimming where I need to be pictured in a swimsuit. I was about to respond when I noticed another one of my friends nodding.

Swim Social: Interview with Gary McGrow (swimmer of the Great Scottish Swim)

01 October 2015

Over two and a half thousand people took part in the Great Scottish Swim at Loch Lomond this year, with lots of them swimming alongside Commonwealth gold medallist Ross Murdoch and Commonwealth silver medallist Robbie Renwick in the national one mile open water championship race. Among the swimmers was 45 year old Gary McGrow, who was looking to repeat a distance swim he last undertook 37 years ago.

Swim Social: Interview with David Carry

30 September 2015

Commonwealth Gold medal winning swimmer David Carry retired from competitive swimming in 2012 and has become an ambassador for our 'Swim Social' programme. We caught up with him at the launch of our partnership with Scottish Water where he was pitching in with the coaching staff to help give adults some tips to improve their swimming.

British Para-Swimming announces performance squads for 2016

28 September 2015

A group of 44 athletes has been selected to join the British Para-Swimming Podium and Podium Potential Programme as the sport enters the final stretch for Rio.

Swim Social Top Tips Tuesday: From Swimming Coach Mark Wilmot

22 September 2015

Mark Wilmot is one of our Swim Social coaches helping adults in Glasgow improve their swimming. Here are his three tips for Top Tip Tuesday this week.

Let the Countdown for the Scottish National Team Championships 2015 Begin!

20 September 2015

Come along on Saturday 26 September 2015 and experience the atmosphere of Tollcross International Swimming Centre as Scotland’s top swimming clubs race against each other to be named Top Club.

Athletes, Volunteers, Coaches and Local Authorities Recognised at Swimming’s Night of Celebration

19 September 2015

Hosted by Olympic bronze medallist and BBC commentator Steve Parry the Scottish Swimming Awards celebrate the success of the entire Scottish aquatics community, both nationally and internationally.