The Summer Championships and the three home nation summer meets
continue to form part of the broader Performance Pathway Strategy
aimed at supporting the UK’s junior swimming talent on their
journey towards senior medal-winning international performances.
Entry to these key end of season events is by invitation only, from
performances recorded in this designated Qualifying Window. The 24
top ranked swimmers in each event in each age grouping will be
invited to attend the British Summer Championships, with the
exception of the 800m and 1500m events where the top 18 will be
Entries will be accepted from competitors registered as members of
a British Swimming home nation federation (Swim England, Scottish
Swimming or Swim Wales).
home nation meet choice
British Swimming are again providing an opportunity (from 1
st January 2018) for athletes wishing to indicate their
Home Nation choice for the end of season summer meets.
Swimmers should note that when identifying qualifiers for the Home
Nations meets, the automated system used assumes that athletes wish
to be ranked by the country of their ranked club.
Check your Home Nation
swimmers wish instead to be invited on the basis of their country
of representation then individuals must email
HNMeetChoice@swimming.org with their name, date of birth,
membership number, current ranked club and registered Country of
Representation, and then clearly state their wish to be ranked by
their Country of International Representation in relation to the
Home Nation Summer Meets. This needs to be done no later than
midnight on 1st May 2018. No changes will be made
beyond this point.
interim rankings lists
This year, and for the first time, we will be publishing weekly
rankings list once the Qualifying Window opens. A final draft
rankings list will be produced on 1
st June, once the Window has closed. This final check
will allow for any corrections. If you believe any of the data
contained in these interim lists is incorrect, can you please
report it by emailing:
are also asking again that athletes who do not wish to compete in
events withdraw to ensure that others can be invited to the British
Summer Championships and respective Home Nation summer meets. The
final definitive list of summer meet entries will be formalised on
th June 2018, with invites to follow.
you wish to opt out of the invite list, can you please email
HNMeetChoice@swimming.org The 2018 British Summer
Championships will be held from 24th to 29th July at Ponds Forge in
Sheffield – more details of the event can be found
For details about the Swim England Summer Championships click
For details about the Scottish Swimming Summer Championships
For details about the Swim Wales Summer Championships click