Tom Fannon made both his Commonwealth Games and European Championship debut in 2018 and used both events are learning opportunities as he looks to make an impact in the coming years.
He reached the semi-final of the Men's 50m Freestyle final and ranked 12th overall, narrowly missing a place in the medal decider race he held his own against some of the most experienced swimmers on the continent.
Fannon reached the Commonwealth final of the 50m Freestyle for Team England where he finished eighth overall. This was of the back of a bronze medal at the British Championships in the same event in Edinburgh earlier in 2018.
At the 2016 European Junior Championships in Hungary, Fannon claimed the title again in his preferred 50m Freestyle for Great Britain.