Danielle Huskisson Swimmer

  • DOB

    27 Mar 1993
  • Coach

    Ben Higson/Steven Tigg
  • Club

    University of Stirling
  • Main event

    10km
  • Best result

    European Champion
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 3
    • 0
    • 0
Danielle Huskisson

Danielle Huskisson is one of Britain's most experienced marathon swimmers having competed at three World Championships including most recently Budapest 2017.

Huskisson formed part of six-strong British marathon swimming team that raced in Hungary's Lake Balaton, she competed in the Women's 10km and achieved a top 15 finish. She also formed part of the mixed relay that finished fifth overall. 

World Championships preparations have included two legs of the FINA Open Water World Cup in Abu Dhabi and Setubal, as well as an outing at the US Open Water Nationals which saw her achieve a tenth place finish in both the 5km and 10km races.

She is also the Women's European Champion over the 5km distance and 2017 British champion in the 1500m Freestyle.

Huskisson trains under the guidance of coaches Ben Higson and Steven Tigg at the Scottish Swimming Academy in Stirling working alongside fellow British swimmers Duncan Scott and Ross Murdoch.

Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
400m Freestyle 2014 4:16.45
800m Freestyle 2014 8:35.99
1500m Freestyle 2017 16:24.33
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
400m Freestyle 2013 4:09.03
800m Freestyle 2013 8:25.19
1500m Freestyle 2010 16:37.74
World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
10km Open Water 2017 - Budapest 2:01:06.10 11th
Mixed 5km Team Relay 2017 - Budapest 54:51.10 5th
10km Open Water 2015 - Kazan 2:00:57.3 35th
10km Open Water 2013 - Barcelona 2:01:31.5 33rd
FINA World Cup
Event Year Time/Score Result
10km Open Water 2017 - Abu Dhabi 1:54:35.30 28th
10km Open Water 2017 - Setubal 1:38:22.61 16th
European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
5km Open Water 2016 - Hoorn 59:46.1 Gold
British Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
800m Freestyle 2017 - Sheffield 8:38.71 4th
1500m Freestyle 2017 - Sheffield 16:24.33 Gold
800m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 8:41.01 5th
800m Freestyle 2015 - London 8:41.20 5th
1500m Freestyle 2015 - London 16:26.59 Gold
800m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 8:35.99 4th