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Peaty, Scott & Colbert Head Up 33-Sturdy British Roster For Paris 2024


Aquatics GB has revealed its 33-strong pool and marathon swimming crew set to symbolize the nation this summer season in Paris, France.

8 Olympic champions are among the many elite roster, together with Adam PeatyAnna Hopkin, Tom Dean, Matt Richards, Kathleen Dawson and Duncan Scott.

There are 10 debutants set to compete on the Olympic degree for the primary time, together with world champion Freya Colbert and newly-minted British 100m backstroke document holder Oliver Morgan.

The roster is damaged down into qualification classes based mostly on performances on the 2024 British Olympic Trials and in accordance with the Aquatics GB Olympic Choice Coverage

Some athletes gained outright nominations after profitable their occasion and clearing the Aquatics GB stiff qualification normal.

Others have been granted an Olympic berth on the discretion of Chris Spice, Excessive-Efficiency Director, and Invoice Furniss, Head Coach.

Furniss mentioned of the roster, “The swimmers have come by way of a tricky choice course of and earned the prospect to indicate what they’re able to on the Olympic stage. We’ve got a mixture of confirmed expertise and a few thrilling new expertise, and our relay energy is encouraging in lots of occasions.

“The problem for everybody on the crew is to maximise the ultimate months of preparation and produce their finest efficiency of the season within the Olympic area.”

Beneath is a breakdown of the British roster for Paris 2024.

These athletes gained choice after profitable a person occasion and going contained in the related occasion’s nomination normal on the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships, as per clause 5.1 of the choice coverage:

  • Freya Colbert, Loughborough Efficiency Centre
  • Kathleen Dawson, College of Stirling
  • Anna Hopkin, Loughborough Efficiency Centre
  • Daniel Jervis, Swim Wales Excessive Efficiency Centre
  • Max Litchfield, Loughborough Efficiency Centre
  • Keanna MacInnes, College of Stirling
  • Oliver Morgan, Birmingham College
  • Honey Osrin, Loughborough College
  • Adam Peaty, Loughborough Efficiency Centre
  • Ben Proud, Tub College
  • Matthew Richards, Millfield
  • Duncan Scott, College of Stirling
  • Abbie Wooden, Loughborough Efficiency Centre

The athletes gained choice by advantage of the collective instances of the primary 4 finishers within the respective 100m and 200m Freestyle occasions on the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships, in relation to the 4x100m and 4x200m Freestyle Relays, as per clause 5.2 of the choice coverage:

  • Alex Cohoon, Loughborough College
  • Tom Dean, Tub Efficiency Centre
  • James Man, Millfield
  • Medi Harris, Loughborough Efficiency Centre
  • Lucy Hope, College of Stirling

This athlete gained choice by advantage of the collective instances of the winner of the open ultimate of the Males’s 100m Backstroke, 100m Breaststroke, 100m Butterfly and 100m Freestyle on the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships, in relation to the 4x100m Medley Relay, as per clause 5.3 of the choice coverage.

  • Joe Litchfield, Loughborough Efficiency Centre

These athletes gained choice on the discretion of the GB Head Coach and Efficiency Director, as per clause 5.4 of the choice coverage. Concerns included potential relay medallists, relay cowl for athletes with heavy schedules, performances on the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships and medical mitigations.

  • Freya Anderson, Tub Efficiency Centre
  • Kieran Hen, Tub Efficiency Centre
  • Angharad Evans, College of Stirling
  • Jack McMillan, College of Stirling
  • Eva Okaro, Repton
  • Jacob Whittle, Tub Efficiency Centre
  • James Wilby, Loughborough Efficiency Centre

These athletes gained choice after inserting second in a ultimate on the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships and going contained in the related occasion’s nomination time, as per clause 5.5 of the choice coverage.

  • Luke Greenbank, Loughborough Efficiency Centre
  • Jonathon Marshall, Carnegie
  • Katie Shanahan, College of Stirling
  • Laura Stephens, Loughborough Efficiency Centre

These athletes gained choice after performances within the 10km occasions on the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha, as per the marathon swimming choice coverage:

  • Leah Crisp, Tub Efficiency Centre
  • Hector Pardoe, Loughborough College
  • Toby Robinson, Loughborough College



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