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David Wilkie and Scott Quin open street art pool in the centre of Glasgow ahead of the IPC Swimming World Championships

03 July 2015

Scottish swimming legend David Wilkie and Scottish para-swimming European silver medallist Scott Quin today opened a street art swimming pool in Glasgow’s city centre ahead of July’s IPC Swimming World Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre. David Wilkie, MBE, won 1976 Olympic Gold in Montreal and is the only person to have held British, American, Commonwealth, European, World and Olympic swimming titles at the same time.

Swim Social Blog: Outdoor swimming? Give it a try and you won't look back!

02 July 2015

Blog by Chris Kane: Last month I took to the water at the Helix Lagoon in Falkirk for an open water “Come and Try” event organised by Scottish Swimming.

Female Project - #Girlsjustwannahavefun

29 June 2015

At the start of June Scottish Swimming announced plans for a new project aimed at creating a positive environment for female swimmers to thrive and fulfil their potential in the sport for as long as possible. Starting immediately after the Scottish National Swimming Championships on Sunday 28th June and running to Wednesday 1st July the 40 invited female swimmers will be exposed to a variety of information and challenges all planned to release the potential of female swimming in Scotland over the next 6 years.

Smith Looking to Travel the Road to Rio

28 June 2015

Lewis Smith was in dominant form in the 400m IM on the final day of action at the Scottish National Swimming Championships from Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow.

McNally on the Comeback Trail

27 June 2015

Warrender Bath Club’s Craig McNally won a hotly contested 200m backstroke final on the penultimate day of the Scottish National Swimming Championships from Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow. Two years ago McNally was part of the GBR squad heading to Worlds in Barcelona, where he finished 6th in the final and broke the Scottish Record. Since then he has been plagued with illness in the run up to major events and hasn’t got back to his best.

Jamieson Wins Battle of the Breaststrokers

26 June 2015

Michael Jamieson put the last 12 months well and truly behind him as he took victory in the 200m breaststroke on day 2 of the Scottish National Swimming Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow. This was the hotly anticipated race of the night and it did not disappoint. Jamieson was fastest going into a loaded final, which also featured Ross Murdoch, Andrew Willis and Richard Spoor.

District Regional Programme Selections - Deadline Date 29 June 2015

25 June 2015

Please check the current list of meets to ensure that all relevant results have been uploaded for use in the DRP selections. Click here to view the dedicated DRP webpage

Renwick, Tully and Milne Strike Gold in Glasgow

25 June 2015

Robbie Renwick, Mark Tully and Stephen Milne all looked strong as they powered to victory on the opening day of the Scottish National Swimming Championships, which are taking place across four days at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow. Earlier in the afternoon Renwick may have found additional inspiration watching University of Stirling team-mate Duncan Scott win Gold in the same event at the European Games in Baku. Scott’s time was 49.43 and rumour was that Renwick wanted to go faster.

Strathmore Water set to fuel Scottish Swimming

24 June 2015

Scottish Swimming and Strathmore are delighted to announce a new sponsorship deal to support Scottish Swimming’s operations and events. The popular Scottish water brand will support the Governing Body for swimming and other aquatic disciplines.

World, Commonwealth and European Medallist Caitlin McClatchey Announces Retirement

24 June 2015

Scotland’s double Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Caitlin McClatchey, has announced her retirement from competitive swimming with immediate effect. McClatchey made her Olympic debut in Athens at the age of 19, helping Team GB to fifth in the Freestyle Relay. One year later she won Bronze at the World Championships in Montreal and then won double Gold in the Commonwealth Games in 2006.