Welcome to Emma Critchley’s profile page.
Date of Birth: 22nd January 1999
Team / Club: Reading Royals / Witney & District
Coach: Katie Dawkins / Lolli Montico
|British Gas Synchronised Swimming Championships||Team Tech||2014||63.5746||BRONZE|
|ASA National Age Groups||Free Solo (13-14)||2013||128.0554||BRONZE|
|Free Duet (13-14)||130.3889||GOLD|
|Free Team (13-14)||126.7417||GOLD|
In The Pool
Aspirations: To compete at the highest level.
Finest performance: My first swim for GB at the 2014 French Open.
Who has been greatest influence on you: My teammates, family and coaches, especially Jenny Gray.
When did you begin synchro: When I was 10 years old. I saw Synchro on TV and thought it looked amazing. At the time I was doing gymnastics, swimming and dance. Synchro combines them all.
Out Of The Pool
If I wasn’t a swimmer I would be: Doing a different sport - maybe gymnastics.
Tip for the top: Stay focused and never give up.
Life after swimming: Go to University.
Would most like to meet: Barack Obama.
Most prized possession: My phone.
Sports: Synchro, gymnastics and netball.
Music: Chart music
Food: Pizza and ice cream.
Hobbies: Watching films and playing sport - not much time for other sports now but I still occasionally get to play a netball match and do the odd gym session!