Kate Shortman

Kate Shortman is a talented young British synchronised swimmer who made her senior and junior European Championship debuts in 2016. She is a multiple national Solo and Duet champion at both senior and junior level.

Kate Shortman
  • Date of Birth: 19/11/2001
  • Born: Bristol
  • Team/Club: City of Bristol Synchronised Swimming Club
  • Coach: Katie Chapman

About Kate Shortman

After helping Bristol Central to Team Free gold in 2011, Shortman won her first clean sweep of Solo, Duet and Team titles at the 2012 ASA National Age Group Championships in Gloucester.

She repeated the treble in 2014 and 2015 before lifting the Shacklock Trophy for the first time in 2016 after winning Solo and Duet gold as well as Free Team silver with City of Bristol.

Teaming up with Isabelle Thorpe, Shortman caught the eye at junior international level in 2015 and 2016, finishing eighth against some of the top European duets at the Mediterranean Cup in 2015, then improving to fifth in 2016.

Shortman competed at her first European Championships in 2016, finishing eighth as the youngest member of the British team in both the Tech Team and Free Team events.

International

AppsCompetitionBestEventYear
1World Championships12thFree Solo2017
1European Championships8thTech Team / Free Team2016
2European Junior Championships8thFree Combination2017

Domestic

CompetitionEventBestYear
National ChampionshipsFree SoloGold2017, 2016
National ChampionshipsFree DuetGold2017, 2016
National ChampionshipsTech TeamSilver2017
National ChampionshipsFree TeamSilver2017
National ChampionshipsFree CombinationSilver2017
National Age Group ChampionshipsSoloGold2016, 2015, 2014, 2012,
National Age Group ChampionshipsDuetGold2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
National Age Group ChampionshipsTeamGold2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
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