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Isabelle Thorpe

Isabelle Thorpe is one of the most promising young artistic swimmers in Great Britain. She made her European Championship debut in 2016 and won national titles in both 2016 and 2017.

Isabelle Thorpe
  • Date of Birth: 04/03/2001
  • Team/Club: City of Bristol Synchronised Swimming Club
  • Coach: Stefania Speroni / Paola Basso

About Isabelle Thorpe

Thorpe built a fine record at national age group level, winning Team gold for five consecutive years between 2011 and 2015 and Duet gold alongside Kate Shortman for five straight Championships between 2012 and 2016.

She also won the Solo title for her age group in 2013 and lifted the prestigious Shacklock Trophy in 2013 and 2014.

Thorpe combined with Shortman to great effect at junior international level, finishing eighth against some of the top European nations at the Mediterranean Cup in 2015, then improving to fifth in 2016.

In 2016, the pair competed at the European Junior Championships in Rijeka, finishing 10th in the Duet, while Thorpe also helped the British squad to top 10 finishes in the Team and Free Combination events.

She also made her senior international debut in 2016, competing with the British team at the French Open in Paris, then the European Championships in London.

In 2017, Thorpe competed at her maiden World Championship, impressing to finish 16th alongside Kate Shortman in the Free Duet.

The 2018 season saw Thorpe compete with Shortman at her second senior European Championships, reaching the finals of both the Duet Tech and Duet Free competitions.

In 2019, Thorpe secured her best result at her fourth European Junior Championships, combining with Shortman to place fourth in both duet events.


1World Championships16thFree Duet2017
2European Championships8thFree Combination2016
1World Junior Championships9thFree Combination2018
4European Junior Championships4thTech Duet / Free Duet2019


National ChampionshipsFree SoloSilver2017
National ChampionshipsFree DuetGold2017, 2016
National ChampionshipsTech TeamSilver2017
National ChampionshipsFree TeamSilver2017
National ChampionshipsFree CombinationSilver2017
National Age Group ChampionshipsSoloGold2013
National Age Group ChampionshipsDuetGold2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
National Age Group ChampionshipsTeamGold2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011