World Para Swimming World Series squad announced

8 Feb 2018

Eighteen athletes will head to Copenhagen next month to compete in the 2018 World Para Swimming World Series.

The squad features a mixture of experienced swimmers, with some emerging talent - giving many the opportunity to hone their skills before heading off to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April.

It is the first event in the 2018 WPS World Series, which will come to Ponds Forge Sheffield later in the year giving British para-swimmers the opportunity to compete in front of a home crowd.

Craig Nicholson, Team Leader, said: “We have a strong team heading to Copenhagen in what is set to be a busy year for our para-swimmers.

“Each of our athletes will be working to their own processes, whether developing international competition skills or working on specific racing strategies.

“It is great the World Series will be coming to Sheffield this year and our swimmers will be given the opportunity to compete in front of British fans.”

The squad includes:

Jordan Catchpole             

Stephan Clegg   

Louise Fiddes     

Jonathan Fox 

Thomas Hamer 

James Hollis        

Oliver Hynd        

Abby Kane          

Jacob Leach        

Conner Morrison             

Andrew Mullen 

Zara Mullooly

Megan Richter  

Eleanor Robinson 

Toni Shaw

Maisie Summers-Newton

Lewis White 

Matthew Wylie

The event will run at the Bellahøj Swimming Stadium from 2-4 March.