Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s world 50m butterfly champion Ben Proud has been named in Great Britain’s 10-strong squad for the LEN European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen.

The event in Denmark will take place between December 13 and December 17.

Joining Proud in the team will be fellow world champion gold medallists Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott as well former Plymouth College and Leander swimmer Charlotte Atkinson.

Great Britain head coach for the event Tim Jones said: “We have selected a team with a great mix of experience and future potential.

“It will be an excellent opportunity for our next generation to hone their arena skills by working alongside some of our proven senior medallists.

“Whilst the meet is early season, I am sure it will provide some great racing ahead of our benchmark long course meets in 2018.”

The Great Britain team is:

Freya Anderson – Ellesmere College Titans

Charlotte Atkinson – Loughborough University

Kathleen Dawson – University of Stirling

Emily Large – Newcastle Swim Team

Jocelyn Ulyett – Loughborough University

Max Litchfield – City of Sheffield

Ross Murdoch – University of Stirling

Adam Peaty – National Centre Loughborough

Ben Proud – Plymouth Leander

Duncan Scott – University of Stirling

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