The series of British Gas Great Swims are being aired on Channel 4 in November 2009 and at 8am on Sunday mornings throughout December 2009.
The first to be shown is the inaugural British Gas Great London Swim on Sunday 29 November at 8am. This exciting event saw a world class elite field, including four of the six Beijing Olympic 10k open-water medallists, line up on the start pontoon at the Royal Victoria Dock. Don’t miss out on seeing Katy Whitfield as the Elite Women’s Winner.
This is followed by the British Gas Great Scottish Swim from Strathclyde Country Park on Sunday 6 December 2009 and the British Gas Great North Swim on Sunday 13 December 2009 which was held at Lake Windemere.
The series is rounded off with the British Gas Great East Swim on Sunday 20 December 2009 when GBR’s Tom Allen won the Elite Men’s Race at Alton Water.