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Olympic Training Camp – December 28th & 29th 2022


This year the Association have decided that the Olympic Training weekend day will take place on December 29th and 30th, 2022 at Dover Leisure Centre. Each day, swimmers will have two land training sessions and two pool training sessions. David Hemmings, who is National Centre Coach at the British Swimming Performance Centre in Loughborough and has coached swimmers to world and European titles in recent years, including Abbie Wood, Molly Renshaw and James Wilby. He was a member of British Swimming's poolside team at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo and will be part of the England coaching team at the Birmingham Commonwealth games.


Swimmers will be selected to take part on the following basis:


The Top 5 swimmers in each individual age group- 9, 10, 11,12,13,14, 15+  70 swimmers in total, which will be determined by the Bagcat results as set out in Championship Conditions namely:


  1. Best 50m
  2. Best 100m
  3. Best 200m Form stroke (back, breast, fly)
  4. Best freestyle from 200m, 400m, 800m or 1500m.
  5. Best Individual Medley from 100m, 200m or 400m 

(9 & 10 year swimmers will not take part in some of these events so will count only those they can enter.)


Swimmers need to enter at least one event from each category in order to maximise their chances of receiving an invitation. The invitations will be given to swimmers at the last session of the championships.