Europeans warm-up is an Italian Job

20 Jun 2018

Swimmers will take a trip to Italy’s Sette Colli 2018 event next week, in preparation for this year’s Europeans.

A 39-strong squad will be competing in the Stadio del Nuoto in Rome, giving them a final chance to prepare against world class competition before Glasgow 2018 in August.

Team Leader Chris Spice, said: “Sette Colli is a fantastic event that gives our swimmers another opportunity to perform on an international stage prior to our benchmark meet of the year.  Some of our junior swimmers competing in Glasgow will get their racing experience in Helsinki at the European Junior Championships so are not in this squad.

“This meet is a key part of our national race strategy and the timing allows our athletes to practice their race processes before they begin their final preparations into the Europeans.”

The event will take place from June 29 to July 1 and will feature eight Commonwealth Champions in Duncan Scott, James Wilby, Adam Peaty, Sarah Vasey, Ben Proud, Aimee Wilmott, Alys Thomas and Siobhan Marie O’Connor

The squad is:

Charlotte Atkinson

Imogen Clark

Elliot Clogg

David Cumberlidge

Georgia Davies

Kathleen Dawson            

Tom Derbyshire

Eleanor Faulkner

Tom Fannon

Jessica Fullalove

Luke Greenbank

Kathryn Greenslade         

James Guy

Holly Hibbott

Lucy Hope

Anna Hopkin      

Calum Jarvis       

Daniel Jervis       

Cameron Kurle  

Jay Lelliott          

Max Litchfield   

Craig McLean    

Craig McNally

Hannah Miley    

Stephen Milne   

Ross Murdoch

Siobhan- Marie O’Connor

Molly Renshaw

Adam Peaty       

Ben Proud          

Duncan Scott

Alys Thomas

Chloe Tutton

Sarah Vasey       

James Wilby       

Cassie Wild

Brodie Williams 

Aimee Willmott

Abbie Wood

Tickets for the European Championships, which take place from the 2nd to 12th of August in Glasgow, are still available from here.