Team GB swimming squad announced for Rio 2016
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Team GB swimming squad announced for Rio 2016

21 April 2016 / 09:29

With the dust settled on this year’s British Swimming Championships the 26-strong team that will represent Team GB in the pool at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been announced.

The squad has plenty of pedigree in its ranks with a host of swimmers holding Commonwealth, European and World Championship medals.

There are also some familiar faces for Team GB fans with a number of swimmers returning to the fold from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 as well as last year’s European Games in Baku.

Swimming becomes the fourth sport to join the Team GB fold ahead of Rio 2016 with the 26 athletes taking the number of those selected so far to 47.

So, let’s meet the team!

Adam Peaty, 21                                            Aimee Willmott, 23
Hometown: Derby                                        Hometown: Middlesbrough

Andrew Willis, 25                                            Ben Proud, 21
Hometown: Frimley, Surrey                          Hometown: Plymouth

Cameron Kurle, 18                                        Camilla Hattersley, 21
Hometown: Glastonbury                              Hometown: Edinburgh

Chloe Tutton, 19                                             Chris Walker-Hebborn, 25
Hometown: Pontypridd                                 Hometown: Enfield

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Craig Benson
, 21                                             Daniel Wallace, 22
Hometown: Livingston                                  Hometown: Edinburgh

Duncan Scott, 18                                             Eleanor Faulkner, 23
Hometown: Glasgow                                    Hometown: Sheffield

Fran Halsall, 26                                               Georgia Coates, 17
Hometown: Southport                                   Hometown: Leeds

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Georgia Davies, 25                                         
Hannah Miley, 26
Hometown: London                                      Hometown: Garioch

Ieuan Lloyd, 22                                                James Guy , 20
Hometown: Penarth                                     Hometown: Street, Somerset

Jazz Carlin, 25                                                  Max Litchfield, 21
Hometown: Cardiff                                       Hometown: Sheffield

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Molly Renshaw, 19                                      Robbie Renwick, 27
Hometown: Mansfield                                   Hometown: Stirling

Ross Murdoch, 22                                      Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, 20
Hometown: Stirling                                      Hometown: Bath

Stephen Milne, 21                                       Tim Shuttleworth, 18
Hometown: Perth                                         Hometown: Enfield


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