Zoe Baker

Sport/Event >
Swimming – breaststroke

Date and Place of Birth >
1976, Chesterfield

Coached by >
Kim Swanwick

Occupation >
Full-time swimmer/Student

Biography >
Was one of Britain’s most successful swimmers on the world stage before transferring her loyalties to New Zealand.

Burst on the scene by breaking the 50m breaststroke European long course record in 1999 – the beginning of a spree that saw her set a string...

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David Bartlett

Sport/Event >
Swimming – breaststroke. Senior Performance Squad.

Date and Place of Birth >
1984, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, UK

Coached by >
Kim Swanwick

Date Arrived at Team Bath >
September 2002

Clubs > Team Bath SC

Occupation > Teacher

Biography >
David graduated with a BA (hons) in Coach Education and Sports Development from the University of Bath in 2005 and gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education in 2006. He is now a University of Bath Ambassador.

He started swimming aged six,...

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Stefanie Biller

Sport/Event >
Swimmer, Long distance open water. Senior Performance Squad.

Date and Place of Birth >
1985, Augsburg, Germany

Coached by >
Andrei Vorontsov

Date Arrived at Team Bath > 2006

Course of Study >
Foundation Degree in Sports Performance at the University of Bath

Clubs >
Team Bath Swimming Club

Occupation >

Biography >
Stefanie is an outstanding young long distance swimmer who has already proved she can compete with the very best in the world.

She won silver in the 5k open water race at the...

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Alan Bircher

Swimming, Open water. Senior Performance Squad.

Date and Place of Birth>
1981, Germany

Coached by>
Andrei Vorontsov

Clubs >
Team Bath Swimming Club

Occupation >

Alan has already collected a series of notable firsts since making the switch from 1500m pool swimming to open water long distance competition in 2003.

In only his first season of open water swimming Alan won the overall European Cup series title,...

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Matt Bowe

Sport/Event > Swimming

Date and Place of Birth >
1983, Barrow, Cumbria

Height > 1.93m

Weight > 91kg

Occupation >
Student / swimmer

Clubs >
Swansea Performance

Biography >
Matt’s first GB selection was as junior – 1999 and senior – 2002.

He won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2006, but was disappointed to miss out on the 2004 Olympics due to coming third at the trials. His ultimate ambition...

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