Liz Byrnes - Europe Correspondent - (Author)

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Delayed European Championships To Start In Budapest On Monday

The European Championships get under way in Budapest on Monday with 51 countries - all but one of the national swimming federations - set to participate across swimming, open water, diving and artistic swimming. The Championships were initially scheduled for May 2020 but were postponed in the wake o...

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Dressel And King Among 500 Swimmers To Sign Up For ISL Draft

Caeleb Dressel and Lilly King are among 500 swimmers to have registered for the selection process for the draft ahead of Season 3 of the International Swimming League (ISL). The ISL announced a fortnight ago that the season would include a swimmer draft which would change the athlete selection proce...

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Twenty-Eight Swimmers Named On Team GB For Tokyo Olympics

Team GB has announced a squad of 28 swimmers as they seek to emulate their six-strong medal haul from Rio 2016 at the Olympics in Tokyo in July. Adam Peaty, Duncan Scott, Luke Greenbank and James Wilby had all been pre-selected to Team GB after winning individual medals at the 2019 World Championshi...

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Ben Proud Scorches To 21.42 In 50 Free; Owns 45 Top British Times

Ben Proud threw down the gauntlet as he went 21.42 in the 50 free at the British Swimming Selection Trials to go 0.01 behind  Vlad Morozov at the top of the rankings. It was the seventh-fastest time of his career and means he now holds the top 45 British performances. Proud, who won gold at the 2014...