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British Gas Synchro team to take on world in Montreal

24 Nov 2009 14:37

The British Gas Synchronised Swimming Team will be competing in their first international competition since World Championships this summer and they will face up to some of the world’s best teams at the FINA World Trophy in Montreal, Canada.

The three-day competition, which takes place between 27th - 29th November, will see the British Gas Team battling it out for honours in the Duet, Team and Free events.

This is the fourth year the competition has been run and the athletes will be competing in thematic events, which will be performed to music reflecting the culture of the Host Country with a duration of two minutes.

Day one of the competition begins with the Thematic Duet which will see Jenna Randall and Olivia Allison compete in snow shoes.

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The British team comprises:

Jenna Randall
Olivia Allison
Asha Randall
Lauren Smith
Jazmine Stansbury
Katie Dawkins
Cherry Wilson
Victoria Lucass
Katie Skelton
Katie Clark
Anya Tarasiuk
Yvette Baker

For further details contact British Swimming Media Officer Gemma Field on 01509 632238, 07917 726431 or email gemma.field@swimming.org

About British Swimming
British Swimming is the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Open Water in Great Britain.  It is responsible internationally for the high performance representation of the sport. The members of British Swimming are the three Home Countries national governing bodies of England (ASA), Scotland (Scottish ASA) and Wales. (Welsh ASA)  British Swimming seeks to enable its athletes to achieve gold medal success at the Olympics, Paralympics, World Championships and Commonwealth Games.

About British Gas
British Gas is Britain's favourite domestic energy supplier. As well as providing gas and electricity, it also installs and maintains central heating and gas appliances in millions of homes throughout the country. British Gas is very proud to be the principal partner of British Swimming and home countries: The ASA, Scottish Swimming and Swim Wales. British Gas is supporting the team's quest for medals on the world and Olympic stage - and giving as many people as possible the opportunity to learn to swim and use swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle. British Gas wants to ensure local pools remain at the heart of our communities. By using its expertise, it can help them reduce costs by being more energy efficient and safeguard the facilities for this and future generations. For more information visit www.britishgas.co.uk/swimming

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