High Performance Swimming

Swim Wales and University Performance programme

The Swim Wales and University Performance programme is now into its sixth season and has already seen a number of its swimmers achieve success on both a national and international level. Most recently the squad has seen a number of its swimmers achieved success at

US Open Championships 2013 with A,B & C Finalists

Overall Team 2nd Place Ranking at BUCS Championships 2012/13

National Championships 2012 (3 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze)

Commonwealth Youth Games: Puna, India 2008 & Douglas, Isle of Mann 2011

Commonwealth Games: Delhi, India 2010

The programme provides a fully structured and integrated training programme allowing students to both excel in the pool and the classroom. With strong links with Swim Wales, British Swimming and Swim Swansea students have the opportunity to access world-class facilities, coaches, Sports and Exercise scientists, physiotherapy, and strength and conditioning - all under one roof.

The programme is based solely at the Wales National Pool.

You may also like to read about the Swansea Performance Centre.

International representation

Swansea University has had a very successful period in recent years mainly due to the Inception of the Swansea Performance Centre which encompasses Swansea ITC, Swim Wales & Swansea University & British Disiability Swimming. Since 2008 Swansea Performance Centre has had swimmers selected to numerous international teams including:


2008 - Olympic Games, Beijing, China

2008 - Paralympic Games, Beijing, China

2009 - Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune, India

2010 - Commonwealth Games, Delhi India

2011 - IPC European Championships, Berlin, Germany

2011 - FINA World Swimming Championships, Shanghai, China

2011 - World University Games, Shenzen, China

2012 - London Olympic Games

2012 - London Paralympic Games

2013 - World Championships, Barcelona