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Swimming is becoming more popular as a sport due to past successes in Olympic swimming events

Press Release   •   Feb 19, 2012 20:06 GMT

Competitive swimming is becoming more popular due to the recent successes in the Olympic Games, especially with the anticipation and expectation of London 2012 games. More and more Children are taking up the sport which is great news for the future of the sport in the UK.

Football, cricket, rugby and track & field are always going to be popular sports due to their universal appeal and being pushed as main sports through schools and colleges. However swimming as a sport or pastime is without doubt beginning show popularity due to the recent successes of the British Olympic team.

Swimming is a truly cross-gender sport with little difference shown whether it’s a female or male competition. The rewards for both are identical with little or no discrimination. Rebecca Adlington the British freestyle swimmer won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in the 400m and 800m competitions. She is also the current holder of the 19 year-old world record previously held by Janet Evans in the 800 m final. Another British success is Tom Daley the British board diver, who competes in the 10 metre platform event, Tom is also the current FINA World Champion. It’s certainly going to be an exciting time for swimming sports this year and for many to come.

To help reduce the cost of competition preparations VoucherBuddy.co.uk has some offers live for competitive and leisure swimwear and accessories right now from three of the top UK retailers.

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James McGuire, Web Media Manager from VoucherBuddy.co.uk said there’s going to be a hive of interest for swimming sports in the run up to the London 2012 Olympics. The sport is highly followed especially with the recent successes of UK swimming competitors in major competition.

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