Andrew Willis set for third consecutive Commonwealth GamesMarch 19, 2018
Commonwealth Games veteran Andrew Willis says it is still a huge honour to represent Team England
The 27-year-old will be taking part in his third Games when he travels to Australia’s Gold Coast and he can’t wait to get out there.
- Date of Birth: 3/12/1994
- Club: University of Bath
- Coach: David McNulty
- CWG: Competed 2014 & 2010. Won 200m Breast bronze at Glasgow 2014.
Willis, who trains at Bath, is one of the most experienced swimmers on the team.
He represented Team England at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014, where he took home a bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke.
Willis is currently ranked fastest in England in this event and made the qualifying time for the Games as he won a bronze medal at the British Swimming Championships last year.
New opportunities every time
“It feels great to be selected for Team England,” said Willis, who won a silver medal in the 2016 World Short Course Championships in Canada.
“Even though it will be my third Commonwealth Games it is a great honour that is exciting and provides new opportunities every time.
“Having been to the Gold Coast a couple of times, I can’t wait to get back out there – it is such an amazing place.
“I am looking forward to stepping on the blocks and swimming my best for my country.”