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Leah Pullen

Dates for the 2022 domestic swimming competition season have been unveiled – with British and home nations events taking place around the Commonwealth Games. The Swim England National Summer Meet is scheduled to take place from 5-9 August, with the British Summer Championships booked in for 23-28 July. This is to ensure there is not a clash with the swimming schedule at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, which runs from 29 July to 3 August. The qualification window for the 2022 British Summer Championships and the respective home nation summer...

Leah Pullen

If anyone in your immediate family has COVID please do not attend your training session whilst isolating. If you have a temperature or are feeling unwell, please do not attend your training session. Recommendation: - not to car share but if you do to wear face masks while travelling to the leisure centre. Recommendation: - that all swimmers and staff wear face mask when entering and leaving the leisure centre Recommendation: - that all swimmers arrive beach ready to avoid having to use the changing rooms. Spectator’s seating is at...

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Swim England is aiming to stage a number of national events in 2021 as the coronavirus lockdown restrictions are being officially lifted. The recognised national governing body will also be taking down its Covid guidance as social distancing requirements will be removed from Monday 19 July. Instead, it has updated its coronavirus frequently asked questions page to cover the most commonly-raised queries being asked. Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the UK will move into Step Four of the roadmap out of lockdown – signalling the end of the vast majority...

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A total of 85 swimmers have been named in the first-ever England Swimming Team ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. They include members of the Swim England National Performance Squad as well as English Swimmers that are named on British Swimming’s and British Para-swimming’s World Class programme. All will be part of the new ‘exciting identity’ that’s been created in the run up to the ‘exhilarating experience’ of a home Commonwealth Games. It is a larger-than-normal team which aims to bring together everyone who will be considered for selection for...

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The British Swimming aim, working in partnership with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), is to ensure that sport is protected from the threat of doping, and that athletes have the consistent right to compete against other clean athletes. Anti-doping, like sport, is governed by rules. From 1st January 2021 the World Anti-Doping Code (2021 Code) comes into effect and in turn revised British Swimming Anti-Doping Rules will come in to effect on 1st January 2021. British Swimming (and its members Swim England, SASA and WASA) is a member of FINA. FINA are...

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