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11 Mar 2020

The science behind swimming: Loughborough to host expert panel

Loughborough University academic Dr David Fletcher will form part of a panel of international experts at this unique event looking at the art and science of swimming fast.

Dr Fletcher will be joined by Melanie Marshall Loughborough National Centre Lead Coach for British Swimming and 1988 100-metre breaststroke Olympic champion Adrian Moorhouse MBE for a fireside chat.

This unique event will celebrate the announcement of Loughborough-based 2020 Olympic swimmers as well as feature what promises to be a fascinating discussion of what it takes to become the best swimmer in the world – and what it takes to stay there.

EVENT DETAILS

Wednesday 29th April 2020 7pm-9pm
West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough University (see campus map)

The event is hosted by Loughborough University’s Institute of Advanced Studies and is free to attend but booking is required. To book your place visit the Loughborough University online store.

If you hae a question that you would like to put to the panel you can e-mail this to Laura Dale (L.Dale@lboro.ac.uk) no later than Friday 17th April 2020