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Leon Taylor to host Swim England National Awards 2017

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Swim England is delighted to announce that Leon Taylor will be hosting the Swim England National Awards 2017 on Saturday 11 November at The Great Hall, Birmingham University.

This is the second year that the prestigious National Awards are taking place at this iconic venue.

Finalists are invited from across the country to come together and celebrate another year of success and fantastic achievements.

Tickets on sale for National Awards 2017

Tickets for the National Awards are now on sale and you do not have to be a finalist in order to attend the event. If you would like to come and celebrate with our finalists, all are welcome!

Ticket prices are £49 per adult (12 and over), £26 per child (11 and under) or £450 for a full table of 10 which offers a discount per ticket.

Olympic medallist, presenter and commentator Taylor is well known in the world of aquatics.

His diving career lasted for more than 20 years, with 16 of those spent as part of Team GB. Leon competed in two Commonwealth Games and three Olympic Games.

Taylor’s highest accolade was securing a silver medal in the Men’s 10m Synchro with diving partner Peter Waterfield at the Athens 2004 Olympics. This was Britain’s first medal in the sport for 44 years.

Many of you will also know Leon as having been a Judge on ITV’s Splash! and part of the BBC Olympic Games coverage team.

Taylor said: “I’m incredibly excited to be a part of this year’s Swim England National Awards.

“There are some really deserving finalists whom I can’t wait to meet and celebrate all of their aquatic achievements!”

The Awards will be taking place from 11:30am until approximately 4:30pm. All finalists receive a number of complimentary tickets to attend. We will email this information directly to successful finalists.

If you, or your company would like to feature an advert within the National Awards programme used on the day, a small number of spaces are available.

For further details and prices, please contact vicky.clueit@swimming.org.