GB call for Ipswich swim duo
PUBLISHED: 12:42 10 January 2002 | UPDATED: 11:10 03 March 2010
SWIMMING: Ipswich Swimming Club duo Karen Pickering and Zoe Cray have been selected to represent Great Britain during the European series of the Swimming World Cup.
Ipswich Swimming Club duo Karen Pickering and Zoe Cray have been selected to represent Great Britain during the European series of the Swimming World Cup.
The annual competition staged throughout the world is a great opportunity to race against some of the world's best swimmers.
Pickering and Cray will compete in Paris on January 18 and 19 and in Stockholm on January 22-23 before switching to Berlin on January 26-27.
The series of meets will provide the Ipswich club-mates with some
excellent chances to race and swim fast in preparation for the Commonwealth Games trials in April.
Pickering will be racing the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle while Cray competes in the 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke events on the European tour and both Ipswich girls are very excited about the prospect of some early-season racing.
Local swimming fans will be able to see Pickering and Cray in action with many other talented swimmers in the Ipswich Open Designated Meet being held at Crown Pools on February 2-3.
This is a highly prestigious event with swimmers coming from all over the country to compete.