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Welcome Amelie Blocksidge to the arena UK team

We are excited to announce a new support contract with one of Great Britain’s brightest distance prospects, Amelie Blocksidge, from City of Salford SC.

The 13 year old has been in tremendous form recently Breaking the British age group record for 1500 FS with a time that would have broken the 14 and 15-year-old age group records as well.  She has also just equalled the British age group record for 800FS.

Last year, 2022, was the breakout year for Amelie, who as a 13year old won 5 events at the British Summer Championships in the pool ( 400/800/1500 FS , 400 IM, 200Fly ) and also the 2KM open water title. At the swim England Winter National Championships in December Amelie was in brilliant form taking the Senior and Junior 1500FS Titles, Junior 800FS title and Senior silver along with Junior silver in 400 FS.

Amelie is the youngest member of the England Youth Squad and will be racing in Sweden later this month.

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