Caitlin Hatfield - European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships Padova, Italy,
07 Oct 2023
Padova, Italy, 2023
Caitlin has been member of WCPSC for 15 years - moving through our lessons programme into squads. She now swims with Advanced Development plus in some masters disability sessions. Her main coaches are Zoe Stemp and Gina Stables.
Caitlin has been swimming with the DS-GB team since she was 14. The team took 33 swimmers to Italy and were delighted to finish the Championship as top team.
Caitlin made finals in 50, 100 freestyle, 50 and 100 backstroke and 50 fly.
She was delighted to win a bronze medal in both 50 free and 50 back. She also swam some great new long course PB’s.
It was fantastic to have Meridian news come to meet and film her - she has been enjoying her new fame!