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

Synchro secure top seven finish

21 Jul 2011

The British Gas GBR Synchronised Swimming Team retained their world ranking of seventh for the Free Combination routine at the World Championships.

The last World Championships saw National Performance Director Biz Price lead a full British contingent in Rome where they reached every final bar the Technical Team and they secured seventh in the Free Combination.

The playful routine which sees ten swimmers in the water is performed to the theme of dolls and includes intricate and unique choreography.

The routine begins with a jump lift which demonstrates risk to the judges from the start. The Brits showed their passion for the routine throughout and after winning bronze at the European Champions Cup in May the girls performed with confidence.

Lauren Smith commented after the performance: “That was better than the prelims and that was our aim. In terms of corrections we knew that we had to get the lifts to work better and improve our posture in the water. We all feel good after tonight.

“We knew we could improve the corrections from the prelims so we were relaxed before the start. We’ve had good feedback from our coaches and I am pleased we put in a better performance tonight.”

European Champs 2016