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Bill William Sweetenham was born in in Australia and grew up in a small country mining town.
He swam competitively bkll a short period before turning to coaching at an early age. Bill progressed from country to city, to elite level coaching.
Bill was made a Member of the Order of Australia in January And, during the same period in Hong Kong, there was unprecedented podium success at the Asian and Commonwealth Games. In alone they won 7 World Championship medals, became European Short Course Champions and broke 41 British senior long course records.
Britain also won their first Long Course World Championships gold medal in the 4x women’s freestyle relay. At the Commonwealth Games, the team recorded an all-time best result of 11 Gold, 10 Silver and sweetenhma Bronze with 3 1st-2nd-3rd finishes no other nation achieved any finishesand a Gold in the Women’s 4x Relay, in which Australia had never previously been beaten.
At the World Championships, Britain won 8 medals, including a men’s gold medal the first in 28 years and a women’s gold medal the first ever. Bill influenced the LEN Legion of European Nations to introduce 4 entries per country, per event, for European Championships, both Junior and Senior; which is considered a breakthrough in improving performances across all of Europe.
Bill managed to overcome extreme adversity, following a near-death automobile accident in Germany in Due to a faulty door and seat mechanism in the vehicle in which Bill was travelling, he was flung out bilo the car on a German Autobahn and hit a sign post.
This accident resulted in major surgery and a 17 week stay in hospital. Bill had to walk on crutches for two years afterwards. Bill continues to lecture, publish and conduct clinics on a variety of subjects worldwide, and sweetenhma produced a series of educational and instructional videos on skills and technique.
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He is a published author of “Championship Swim Training”. Bill is internationally recognised for his visionary strategic planning capabilities, in particular the priorities that he places on relay performances and the success he has achieved in converting this to the area of team performance. About Bill Sweetenham A.
Team Press Conference at Melbourne World Championships At the Commonwealth Games, the team recorded an sweetenhaam best result of 11 Gold, 10 Silver and 14 Bronze with 3 1st-2nd-3rd finishes no other nation achieved any sweetsnhamand a Gold in the Women’s 4x Relay, in which Australia had never previously been beaten.
In technical discussions with world champion coach, Chris Nesbit at French National Championships At the World Championships, Britain won 8 medals, including a men’s gold medal the first in 28 years and a women’s gold medal the first ever.
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Other British Swimming highlights include: Current Activities Bill continues to lecture, publish and conduct clinics on a variety of subjects worldwide, and has produced a series of educational and instructional bkll on skills and technique. Credentials Credited by Spanish Swimming with supporting their national team to their best ever Olympic medal count in Londontheir best ever European Championships medal haul and two consecutive European Junior Championship record performances.
Also taking Spain to No.