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Swimming training for the Olympic Games Trials

Swimming training for the Olympic Games Trials

Turner Swim instructor Katie is currently swimming training for the Olympic Games trials. Katie is currently training hard in South Africa, ahead of the selection competition. We asked Katie how training was going and here is her update:

 

What am I currently training for and where in the world am I?

‘I am currently in hard training in preparation for Great Britain’s Olympic Trials. These are being held at the London Aquatic Centre in April 2020. I will be competing in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke events, as well as the 200 Individual Medley (50m Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Front Crawl).

In the lead up to this event, final preparations will take place in Pretoria, South Africa.

Pretoria is at altitude and physiological gains can be made from training in this environment. In addition we have the feel good effects of training in the sunshine and being… Read More >

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