Elite Athlete Code of Conduct
There are a number of legal obligations that come with the title of elite athlete. Read below to find out more about them
When swimmers accept an offer of selection to become a member of a Great Britain senior or junior team, in any of the disciplines of the sport of swimming, they sign up to a legal understanding about what is expected of them.
A new Code of Conduct has been approved by British Swimming and specialist sports lawyers representing the interests of team members/elite athletes. The new Code of Conduct will be effective from 20th October 2014.
To learn more about how elite athletes should behave and the duties placed on them, download British Swimming’s ‘Elite Athlete Participation & Selection Agreement & Code Of Conduct’ by clicking here http://www.swimming.org/library/document/elite-code-of-conduct