Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

Accessibility - Text Only - Display Options - Accessibility

Allen shines in Hungary to take European silver

24 May 2012

Sophie Allen won her first major international medal for the British Gas GBR Swimming Team at the European Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.

The British Gas ITC Stockport swimmer broke her own English Record to win silver in the 200m Individual Medley at her first senior European Championships.

Having qualified fifth fastest for the final, Allen touched the wall in 2:11.49 with Katinka Hosszu of Hungary taking the gold in 2:10.84.

Allen’s silver takes the total for the five-strong British contingent to two medals following James Goddard’s silver in the 200m IM yesterday.

European Champs 2016