Plymouth Leander’s Stephens named in GB team for World Short Course Champs

PLYMOUTH LEANDERPLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens has been named in Great Britain’s team for December’s FINA World Short Course Championships in Canada.

Britain are taking a squad of just 16 swimmers to the event in Windsor, which starts on December 6.

British Swimming head coach Bill Furniss said: “The team is a mixture of some of our established Olympians and younger swimmers who will benefit from exposure to the world stage as they prepare for the next Olympic cycle.

“The meet provides a good opportunity early in the cycle to build positive team culture and behaviours and work on short course skills.”

Plymouth College pupil Stephens is currently in Arizona at a Great Britain altitude training camp.

The British Swimming team comprises:

Adam Barratt – National Centre, Loughborough

Charlie Boldison – University of Stirling

Max Litchfield – City of Sheffield

Stephen Milne – Perth City

Ross Murdoch – University of Stirling

Mark Szaranek – Edinburgh University

Dan Wallace – University of Stirling/Warrender

Andrew Willis – National Centre, Bath

Georgia Coates – City of Leeds

Georgia Davies – National Centre, Loughborough

Kathleen Dawson – University of Stirling

Hannah Miley – Garioch

Molly Renshaw – National Centre, Loughborough

Laura Stephens – Plymouth Leander

Chloe Tutton – City of Cardiff

Abbie Wood – National Centre, Loughborough


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