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Teen Phoebe represents England in Croatia

A synchronised swimmer had all the right moves when she competed at international level in Croatia.

Phoebe Bradley-Smith, 17, from Birmingham, was part of the England Junior Squad for synchronised swimming that took first place in the international Primroje Cup in Croatia.
Phoebe Bradley-Smith, 17, from Birmingham, was part of the England Junior Squad for synchronised swimming that took first place in the international Primroje Cup in Croatia.

A synchronised swimmer had all the right moves when she competed at international level in Croatia.

Phoebe Bradley-Smith, who attends The Sixth Form College, represented her country as part of the England Junior Squad in the Primroje Cup.

The team came first in competition and the 17-year-old was also selected to give a solo performance.

Phoebe, from Birmingham, said: “I started synchro at the age of eight, with two of my closest friends that I met in my swimming classes. All three of us were extremely bored with swimming lengths and my friend discovered the City of Birmingham Synchronised Swimming Club, so we all attended a taster session and continued after that.

Phoebe Bradley-Smith, 17, from Birmingham, was part of the England Junior Squad for synchronised swimming that took first place in the international Primroje Cup in Croatia.
Phoebe Bradley-Smith, 17, from Birmingham, was part of the England Junior Squad for synchronised swimming that took first place in the international Primroje Cup in Croatia.
 

“It was great to go to Croatia to compete and I was very proud to represent my country.”

Phoebe has been part of the England set-up for several years. She went to England talent trials at 13 after impressing at the national age groups.

In her first year with England, the team came third in Croatia and went on to swim in Italy.

Phoebe trains every day at the City of Birmingham Synchronised Swimming Club and is coached by Olympic judge Alison Pratt.

 

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