Thursday, April 27, 2017

Swimmers Nominated for Commonwealth Youth Games

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.

Name

Club

Coach

Emma Harvey                   

Millfield School

Euan Dale

Scott McLay

Perth City

Ann Dickson/Elaine Johnston

Sophie Smith                    

Arbroath St. Thomas

Scott Haxton

Roisin Ramsay                  

Warrender Baths Club

Kostas Kalitsas

Archie Goodburn            

Warrender Baths Club

Kostas Kalitsas

Tom Beeley                       

Patrick Miley

University of Aberdeen Performance

Luke Robins

Millfield School

Euan Dale

Isabel Jones                      

Millfield School

Euan Dale

Anna Fleming                   

City of Glasgow

Ian Wright

National Coach, Alan Lynn, said of the nominations,

“We are delighted to nominate these swimmers to Commonwealth Games Scotland. Swimming in the Commonwealth is a challenge with several of the world’s leading swimming nations to compete against. Racing in the Bahamas will be tough and we look forward to seeing these young swimmers learn from the experience and, hopefully, transition to Scottish and British senior teams in the future.”

Any appeals should be made by Monday 1st May 2017, to which Scottish Swimming will respond by 5pm on Tuesday 2nd May, 2017.

The selection policy for the Commonwealth Youth Games can be found here

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