3 June 2008

Rachel Gardener (15), Emma Graham (15) and Stephen Waterhouse (17) have been selected to represent Great Britain in various end of season internationals.

Rachel, coached by Richard Denigan, and Emma, coached by Louise Graham, will represent Great Britain in the European Junior Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, 30th July - 3rd August.

Rachel will swim the 50m and 100m breaststroke whilst also hoping to secure a place in the medley relay.

Emma meanwhile, will be swimming a range of events; 50m, 800m and 1500m freestyle, as well as the 4 x 100m freestyle relay.

A special congratulations to Stephen for making his first senior GB team. Stephen, also under the stewardship of Louise, will represent Great Britain in the European 10K Open Water Cup in Piombino, Italy, 15th June. The European Cup is a selection meet for the European Junior 10k Open Water Championships in Sete, France on 12th July. Stephen will be aiming to secure his place in France, by finishing amongst the top 3 Britons in Italy.

Great Job Guys!

Leeds trio win European Selection [BBC Sport]