Royal in the swim

Royal School swimmers Alicia Dingle and Niamh Hofland were selected to represent Team GB and the Netherlands respectively at the Gyor 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF). The festival saw some 3,000 athletes from over 50 European nations come together to compete across 100 Olympic sports at the end of July – and it plays a major role in building up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Royal’s Elite swimming programme was established in 2009 and has built upon its successes under the guidance of coach Marc Spackman. The Royal Swim Club has produced Junior World, European and Commonwealth gold medallists, European and Commonwealth silver medallists, and Youth Olympic and Commonwealth bronze medallists alongside World, European and British record holders… and the prospects for the current batch of swimmers are looking similarly bright, with several swimmers ranking in the national top tens in their age groups.

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