Welcome to The Trials Newsletter

Rebecca Adlington

The Trials is your companion to the British Gas Swimming Championships 2012 website. Follow your favourite athletes on their journey to Gold, starting with an exclusive Q&A with Rebecca Adlington.

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Sascha Kindred

Paralympic legend aiming for his fifth Games.

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Ellie Simmonds

The teenage superstar of disability swimming.

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Liam Tancock

World champion and world record holder.

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Susie Rodgers

London-based newcomer and European queen.

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Lumie Bodyclock up for grabs each month

Thanks to British Swimming partners Lumie, we will be giving away one Bodyclock Active 250 to a subscriber of The Trials each month to help you through the long winter nights. Tell your friends.


Ticket rush for British Gas Swimming Champs 2012

A rush of activity saw more than 13,500 tickets sold in five hours for the British Gas Swimming Championships 2012 on the first day of sales.

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Competitor entries open for swimming showpiece

The countdown is well and truly on! Just 24 hours after tickets went on sale to pre-registered customers, entries opened for competitors.

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Race A Swimmer

Want to know how your PB stacks up against our top swimmers?

If you think you could take Fran Halsall over 100m or Becky Adlington over 400m then now is your chance to find out with Race a Swimmer 2011. Write your PB and you could feature in next month's newsletter! Read More


Champs Archive

Watch videos and interviews from previous years

Want to re-live memories from last year's Champs in Manchester? We've got videos and interviews from 2011 as well as results going all the way back to the 2001 event. Read More



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