Funding Cut for Payne and Simmonds

Funding cut Britain's swimmers failed to meet their medal target of five medals at last summer's London Olympics, winning three. UK Sport cut their funding by £4m to £21.4m As funding strategies are changed for swimmers, unfortunately former champions are now missing out. Former world champion Keri-Anne Payne and European gold medalist Elizabeth Simmonds have both lost their personal funding for 2014. Simmonds failed to qualify for this year's World Championships, while Payne was 14th in … [Read more...]