“Swim Wales are delighted to support this year's Gemau Cymru. The games will provide an opportunity for young people in education to compete in a prestigious event which gives young people the opportunity to volunteer in roles relating to the conduct and administration to help nurture young leaders in the future”
We are still awating confirmation of our 2013 Ambassador.
Ambassador 2012: Tom Haffield
"I started swimming when I was around 4 in learn to swim classes, and from there I progressed through various squads to a competitive level. My main swimming event is 400IM, its a hard event because it includes all 4 swimming strokes! I guess my breakthrough was at the age of 15, I started winning British Junior championships and breaking Junior records. At 15 I was the fastest in the world in my event for my age.
From then on I have competed at 2 Commonwealth games, European Championships and World championships. The highlights of my career are competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympic games, and breaking a Commonwealth record at the 2009 World Championships in Rome."
- Swimmers Ranked 31st - 60th in any of the above events will be eligible to enter Gemau Cymru but should enter via their representative club by Team Manager. Multi Classification swimmers will be invited individually.
- Multi classification swimmers must have a valid British Swimming/IPC Classification for entry and must not be part of a British Swimming World Class Programme at time of entry. Multi Classification swimmers that are selected who do not hold a valid classification will be swum as ‘guest’ swimmers only and will not be eligible for a medal placing.
- Multi Classifications eligible for Gemau Cymru will be S2 – S14
- Entry will be only accepted via clubs using Team Manager (TM). The TM entry file will be available from 1st May and entries will close on Friday 10th May @ 5pm.
Please note: entries outside of this time will not be accepted.
Location:Cardiff International Pool
For more information about the Swimming competition and eligibility please see PDF form attached.