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Home Nations Talent Programme Guidelines for 2015

Below you will find links to information concerning Home Nations Talent Programme Guidelines and standards to be considered for the 2015 programme. Simply click on the link to access the documents.

Criteria Guidelines

Click here to access information on guidelines to follow for athletes to be considered for invitation to Home Nations Talent Programmes  from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015.

Please keep in mind the guidelines may be subject to review in relation to both competition performance targets and commitment to the athlete/coach Annual Plan.


Accompanying the guidelines are qualifying time considerations for male and females athletes wishing to be considered for home nation and regional events.

  • Click here to download the 2015 consideration standards for FEMALE athletes.
  • Click here to download the 2015 consideration standards for MALE athletes.

Spotlight Programme

In addition to National Talent Programme, the Spotlight Programme 2015 is in place for swimmers that are below the National Talent Programme and are showing progression along the athlete pathway with the potential to achieve National Talent Programme Standards within 12-24 months.

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