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Karen Pickering honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

14 February 2014

Karen Pickering has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award recognising her 19-year career in swimming at the Commonwealth Games England Champions Club Dinner on 6 February.

Karen, who won 35 major Championships including 38 National swimming titles and 13 Commonwealth Games medals for England, first appeared in the col­ours of Team England at the 1990 Commonwealth Games where she won silver and bronze.

Her fin­est performances came in 1994 and 2002 when she won two gold medals on both occasions.

During a career spanning 19 years, in 1998 Karen became the first British swimmer to win a World Championship title, the same year she won three silver medals at Kuala Lumpur’s Commonwealth Games.

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