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Scottish Swimming website refresh going live!

27 April 2017

We are very excited to be launching tomorrow a refresh of the Scottish Swimming website having listened to feedback from our members. The main benefits of the new site are improved search facility, better navigation with a facility to see what content lies under the top menus and a widescreen look and feel to make it more contemporary. It will also be more visual on mobile devices too and In line with Equality standards the new website complies with more advanced accessibility guidelines making it easier to access for all.

Swimmers Nominated for Commonwealth Youth Games

27 April 2017

Scottish Swimming has nominated nine swimmers for the Commonwealth Youth Games, taking place in the Bahamas in July. Nominations were submitted to Commonwealth Games Scotland earlier today and were based on performances at the Scottish National Age Group Championships in Aberdeen and most recently the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

12 Scots included in teams to take on World and European juniors

26 April 2017

Scott McLay (Perth City), Luke Robins, Isobel Jones (Millfield) Tom Beeley (University of Aberdeen Performance), Ryan Retson (FIRST) and Anna Fleming (City of Glasgow Swim Team) are among the team of 37 athletes who will compete at the LEN European Junior event in Netanya, Israel from 28 June to 2 July while Keanna MacInnes, Lexie Waller (Hearts,) Cassie Wild (Ellesmere College), Nikki Miller (East Kilbride), Katie Robertson (South Ayrshire) and George Clough (Warrender) are included in the team of 21 has been selected to compete at the FINA World Junior Championships from 23 to 28 August in the U.S. city of Indianapolis.

Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 - Selection Policy Amendment

26 April 2017

Following the announcement of the World Junior Team by British Swimming earlier today, Commonwealth Games Scotland have requested Scottish Swimming to review the Selection Policy for the Commonwealth Youth Games, Bahamas 2017.

Six Scots set for FINA World Championships

25 April 2017

Six Scottish swimmers are amongst a 29-strong British Swimming team selected to compete at this summer’s FINA World Championships in Budapest. Hannah Miley, Kathleen Dawson, Duncan Scott, Ross Murdoch, Stephen Milne and Mark Szaranek have all been selected based on performances at the British Swimming Championships, and will join the likes of Olympic Champion Adam Peaty and Olympic medallists Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, James Guy, as well as a group of emerging younger swimmers some of whom will be making their senior international debut.

Commonwealth Youth Games Athlete Nomination Delay

25 April 2017

Please note that the notification of swimmers to be nominated by Scottish Swimming to Commonwealth Games Scotland for the Commonwealth Youth Games, 2017, has been delayed until the announcement of the British Swimming Team for the World Junior Championships, Indianapolis.

New records set at Scottish National Masters Short Course Championships

25 April 2017

More than 210 competitors representing approximately 30 clubs competed at the Scottish National Masters Short Course Championships on 21st and 22nd April in Inverness last weekend. Competitors came from all over the UK as well as the Netherlands and Norway and ranged in age with our youngest being 18 and our eldest being Janet Scobbie at 88 who is an inspiration to keep fit and healthy in later life.

Scott pipped to silver in thrilling finale

23 April 2017

The British Swimming Championships concluded this evening at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre with a hotly anticipated finale involving the best of British 200m freestylers. Duncan Scott (University of Stirling) was fastest going into the final and held the smallest of leads at the half way mark. However, you can never write off a field that includes reigning world champion for the event, James Guy, and with 50m to go, the race between Scott and Guy was well and truly on.

Szaranek left frustrated by medley performance

22 April 2017

While Mark Szaranek may have secured another Team Scotland consideration time for next year’s Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, his silver medal winning performance in the 200m IM left the 21 year old far from satisfied on the penultimate day of the British Swimming Championships.

Water Polo Cup Finals Day Returns to Olympia

21 April 2017

Top water polo action returns to Olympia in Dundee on Sunday 23 April, as the Scottish Cup Finals will be played out with six trophies up for grabs. Teams have been competing in the various knockout qualification rounds and twelve teams representing five clubs have reached their respective finals when a one game shoot out will determine who will be crowned Scottish Champions.