Robert Outtram appointed to IPC Swimming Technical Committee

A valued British volunteer well known in the open water swimming community, Robert Outtram, has been appointed to the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Swimming Technical Committee.

Outtram has been chosen as Head of Technical Control after his countless number of years volunteering within the sport.

Robert Outtram (right)
Robert Outtram (right)
In 2008, Outtram was chosen to work as the Technical Director at the Beijing Paralympic Games and most recently worked at the IPC Swimming European Championships in Reykjavik.

The new IPC Swimming Technical Committee consists of:

Glenn Robert Tasker (Australia) – Vice Chairperson
Robert Outtram (Great Britain) – Head of Technical Control
Ross Brag (New Zealand) – Head of Officiating

Outtram also recently won the ASA East Award for Outstanding Contribution at County / Regional Level. He was also presented with the Jeff Cook Salver which recognises an individual, team or club who has made a significant contribution to the sport within the region.