They are tensed on the starting blocks, hearts pounding, ready to strain every fibre of their being to beat the clock, and those pesky competitors in the other lanes.
Who are they?
- Joy Willett
- Simon Scully
- Daisy Platts
- Thomas Christie-Smith
They all made the qualifying times for the new British Nationals, and are currently up at Ponds Forge doing their thang.
A mini-update and apologies if there are any omissions, please email us with your corrections!
Joy was part of the 4x100m Freestyle relay team that finished in 5th place.
Simon Scully was part of the 4x200m Freestyle relay team and they finished in 7th place.
Daisy Platts swam in the 100m backstroke and finished 11th.
Thomas Christie-Smith finished 16th in the 200m backstroke.
Daisy and Thomas still have individual races to come with Daisy swimming the 200m and 50m backstroke today (Friday) and tomorrow, and Thomas still has the 100m backstroke to come.
Well done already on your fantastic swimming and good luck for the races to come!
You can watch the live feed of the British Swimming Summer Champs below. It's very therapeutic and so quiet that it can even be done sneakily at work. But we're obviously not condoning that.
You can see the results here.