GBR Youth Team to compete at European Youth Lifesaving Championships, Ireland

08 August 2018

Great Britain Lifesaving is pleased to announce the Great Britain Youth Team to compete at the 2018 European Youth Lifesaving Championships in Limerick & Kilkee, Ireland, 11-15 September 2018

The team of six male and six female athletes is selected from the Great Britain Lifesaving Squad representing clubs from Surf Life Saving GB and Royal Life Saving Society UK. The Youth Team includes experienced athletes who have represented Great Britain at Sanyo International Lifesaving Cup, International Surf Rescue Challenge and European Lifesaving Championships in the past 11 months alongside those gaining their first cap.

The team was selected by Lead Coach Rob Phillips (SLSGB), Pool Coach Gary Lee (SLSGB & RLSS), and verified by Simon Perry (SLSA Wales.

The European Youth Championships is held every year and attracts competitors from across Europe. The team of 12 athletes will race in 23 events across 5 days of intense competition racing the best youth age 15-18 in Europe.

We wish them the very best.

Female Team

First Name Surname Club Caps
Rosie Boulton Gyllyngvase 1
Meriel Clode Penybont 2
Jessica Hancock Crawley Town 2
Emma Kendall Portreath 2
Ellie McCloy Rest Bay 1
Millie Wiggins (Vice Captain) Penybont 3

Male Team 

First Name Surname Club Caps
Euan Dungavel Gyllyngvase 3
Louis Garner (Captain) Portreath 5
Odhran Mallon Belfast Olympia 1
Ben Norton Gyllyngvase 2
Bob Whittaker Woolacombe 3
Rhys Wydenbach Penybont 1