Swimming Interviews

Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Interview: GB swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor's "dream" for Rio 2016
Sports Mole speaks to GB swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor about her "dream" for Rio 2016 after qualifying for the Olympics.
Apr 28, 11:35
Ross Murdoch pictured at the World Championships in August 2015
Interview: British swimmer and Commonwealth champion Ross Murdoch
Sports Mole speaks to Commonwealth champion Ross Murdoch about the new European Championships and his hopes for Rio 2016.
Feb 24, 12:56
Bronze medalist Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Individual Medley on day ten of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 3, 2015
Interview: British swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
Sports Mole chats to British swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor about her successful year at the World Championships and plans moving forward.
Nov 4, 14:52
Former swimmer David Wilkie helps to open street pool art in the centre of Glasgow ahead of the IPC Swimming World Championships
Interview: Great Britain's former Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie
Former Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie talks to Sports Mole about the IPC World Championships and if Michael Jamieson can bounce back.
Jul 6, 13:43
Team GB swimmer Laura Stephens in action at the European Games on June 27, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Laura Stephens content with Baku finale
Team GB's Laura Stephens tells Sports Mole that she is happy with her performance on the final day of swimming action at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 27, 17:27
Team GB swimmer Charlie Attwood in action at the European Games on June 23, 2015
Interview: GB men's 4x100m relay team "delighted" with Baku display
Sports Mole speaks to Team GB's men's 4x100m medley relay team to reflect on the five days of swimming competition at the European Games.
Jun 27, 17:20
Team GB swimmers Holly Hibbott, Hannah Featherstone and Darcy Deakin react during the women's 4x200m freestyle relay at the European Games on June 27, 2015
Interview: Team GB's women's 4x200m freestyle relay delighted with "amazing" bronze
Great Britain's women's 4x200m freestyle relay team speak to Sports Mole following their silver medal at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 27, 17:00
Team GB swimmer Abbie Wood poses with her silver medal earned in the women's 200m IM at the European Games on June 27, 2015
Interview: Abbie Wood: 'The pressure was off'
Sports Mole speaks to Abbie Wood after she won a bronze medal in the women's 200m individual medley at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 27, 16:34
Team GB swimmers Cameron Kurle and Duncan Scott celebrate winning silver and gold respectively in the men's 200m freestyle at the European Games on June 27, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Cameron Kurle "buzzing" after silver medal
Team GB swimmer Cameron Kurle tells Sports Mole that he used his friendly rivalry with compatriot Duncan Scott to help him to a silver medal at the European Games.
Jun 27, 15:47
Team GB swimmers Georgia Coates, Amelia Clynes, Charlie Attwood and Luke Greenbank celebrate claiming silver in the mixed 4x100m medley at the European Games on June 26, 2015
Interview: Great Britain mixed 4x100m relay team: 'Silver medal is special'
Sports Mole speaks to Great Britain's mixed 4x100m medley relay team following their silver medal performance at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 26, 17:08
Laura Stephens poses with her bronze medal earned during the women's 100m butterfly at the European Games on June 26, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Laura Stephens "motivated" by 200m exit
Team GB's Laura Stephens tells Sports Mole that she used her 200m butterfly exit as motivation on her way to a bronze medal in the 100m event at the European Games.
Jun 26, 16:11
Team GB's women's 4x100m medley relay team - Rebecca Sherwin, Amelia Clynes, Layla Black and Georgia Coates - pose with their bronze medals at the European Games on June 25, 2015
Interview: Team GB women's 4x100m medley relay team delighted with bronze medal
Team GB's women's 4x100m medley relay team speak to Sports Mole after picking up a bronze medal at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 25, 17:24
Team GB's men's 4x200m relay team pose with their silver medals at the European Games on June 25, 2015
Interview: Great Britain men's 4x200m relay team talk Russian 'battle'
Team GB's men's 4x200m relay team tell Sports Mole that the rivalry in the pool will go the distance at the European Games.
Jun 25, 17:21
Team GB swimmer Jarvis Parkinson holds his silver medal earned during the men's 200m IM at the European Games on June 25, 2015
Interview: Team GB's Jarvis Parkinson "surprised" by "dream" silver medal in Baku
Team GB's Jarvis Parkinson tells Sports Mole that he was "surprised" by his "dream" silver-medal performance in the men's 200m individual medley at the European Games.
Jun 25, 15:54
Team GB swimmer Layla Black poses with her bronze medal earned during the women's 200m breaststroke at the European Games on June 25, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Layla Black "ecstatic" after bronze win
Team GB's Layla Black tells Sports Mole that she is "ecstatic" with her bronze medal in the women's 200m breaststroke final at the European Games.
Jun 25, 15:29
Georgia Coates in action during the women's 200m breaststroke semi-final at the European Games on June 24, 2015
Interview: Team GB's Georgia Coates content with fifth place
Sports Mole speaks to Team GB's Georgia Coates following her fifth-place finish in the final of the women's 200m breaststroke at the European Games.
Jun 25, 15:06
Team GB's mixed relay team Georgia Coates, Darcy Deakin, Martyn Walton and Duncan Scott collect their silver medals at the European Games on June 24, 2015
Interview: Team GB mixed 4x100m relay team hail "chemistry"
Great Britain's 4x100m mixed freestyle relay silver medallists tell Sports Mole that their "chemistry" is the reason behind their continued success at the European Games.
Jun 24, 17:48
Team GB swimmer Rebecca Sherwin in action at the European Games on June 23, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Rebecca Sherwin: 'I need to deal with nerves'
Team GB swimmer Rebecca Sherwin tells Sports Mole that she needs to learn how to deal with her nerves following her first final at the 2015 European Games in Baku.
Jun 24, 16:52
Team GB swimmer Luke Davies holds his bronze medal earned during the 200m breaststroke final at the European Games on June 24, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Luke Davies hails "fantastic" bronze medal win
Team GB swimmer Luke Davies talks to Sports Mole about his "fantastic" achievement after earning bronze in the men's 200m breaststroke final at the European Games.
Jun 24, 16:43
Team GB swimmer Darcy Deakin at kitting out for the European Games in May 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Darcy Deakin "proud" of European Games performance
Team GB swimmer Darcy Deakin tells Sports Mole that she is "proud" of her fifth-place finish in the final of the women's 100m freestyle at the European Games.
Jun 24, 16:12
Team GB swimmer Charlie Attwood in action at the European Games on June 23, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Charlie Attwood pleased with fourth place
Team GB swimmer Charlie Attwood tells Sports Mole that he is happy with his performance in the men's 200m breaststroke final in Baku, despite missing out on a medal.
Jun 24, 15:31
GB swimmer Luke Greenbank poses with his gold medal after winning the men's 100m backstroke at the European Games on June 24, 2015
Interview: Team GB swimmer Luke Greenbank delighted with "brilliant" gold
Team GB swimmer Luke Greenbank speaks to Sports Mole after claiming a "brilliant" gold medal in the men's 100m backstroke at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 24, 15:10
Team GB swimmer Joe Hulme in action at the European Games on June 24, 2015
Interview: Joe Hulme looking ahead to 200m backstroke
Team GB swimmer Joe Hulme tells Sports Mole that he is hopeful of a medal in the 200m backstroke, having narrowly missed out on a place on the podium in the 100m.
Jun 24, 14:17
Team GB's Georgia Coates, Hannah Featherstone, Madeleine Crompton and Darcy Deakin hold their bronze medals proudly after the women's 4x100m freestyle at the European Games on June 23, 2015
Interview: Team GB's women's 4x100m freestyle relay team "ecstatic" with bronze medal
Team GB's women's 4x100m freestyle relay bronze medallists talk to Sports Mole following their performance at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 23, 18:04
Cameron Kurle, Daniel Speers, Martyn Walton and Duncan Scott celebrate winning gold for Team GB in the men's 4x100m freestyle at the European Games on June 23, 2015
Interview: Team GB's men's 4x100m freestyle relay team eye further success in Baku
Great Britain's 4x100m freestyle relay gold medallists tell Sports Mole that there is still plenty more for them to achieve at the 2015 European Games in Baku.
Jun 23, 17:41
Team GB's Abbie Wood poses with her gold after winning the women's 400m medley at the European Games on June 23, 2015
Interview: Team GB's Abbie Wood surprised by gold medal success
Team GB's Abbie Wood speaks to Sports Mole after becoming the first ever swimming gold medallist in European Games history.
Jun 23, 15:00
Young British swimmer Tom Fannon pictured in April 2015
Interview: GB swimmer Tom Fannon
Seventeen-year-old British swimmer Tom Fannon chats to Sports Mole about his ambitions for the inaugural European Games.
May 28, 06:47
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Interview: Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Sports Mole chats with four-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds after she claims a place in the GB squad for the IPC Swimming World Championships.
Mar 31, 08:00
Gold medallist Wales' Georgia Davies poses on the podium during the Women's 50m Backstroke medal ceremony on July 29, 2014
Interview: Commonwealth gold medallist Georgia Davies
Sports Mole chats to Commonwealth gold medallist Georgia Davies, who reflects on her successful season for Wales and Great Britain in the pool.
Dec 22, 11:59
Gold medallist Adam Peaty of England celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Breaststroke Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day three of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 26, 2014
Interview: Commonwealth, European champion swimmer Adam Peaty
Sports Mole chats to 19-year-old British swimmer Adam Peaty, who has become a multiple gold medallist and world-record breaker this season.
Dec 12, 12:48
Swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain looks on during a training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 26, 2012
Interview: British swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
Sports Mole chats to 18-year-old British swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor following her successful season, which includes a six-medal haul at Glasgow 2014.
Nov 18, 14:33
Francesca Halsall celebrates winning gold for England in the women's 50m freestyle on July 26, 2014
Interview: British swimmer Fran Halsall
British swimmer Fran Halsall chats to Sports Mole about her Glasgow 2014 success, her targets at the European Championships and plans away from the pool.
Aug 15, 14:58
A decidedly broody Chris Walker-Hebborn on the podium after winning gold for England in the men's 100m backstroke on July 25, 2014
Interview: British swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn
Sports Mole chats to British swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn, fresh from his England success at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 8, 18:08
Liam Tancock looks on after the 100m Backstroke heats on day one of the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow on April 10, 2014
Interview: Record-breaking English swimmer Liam Tancock
Sports Mole caught up with world-record holder Liam Tancock to discuss the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and plenty more.
Jul 21, 12:59
Great Britain's Francesca Halsall after competing during the Swimming Women's 50m Freestyle preliminaries heat seven on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona on August 3, 2013
Interview: Team England swimmer Fran Halsall
Sports Mole caught up with English swimming medal hopeful Francesca Halsall ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Jul 19, 19:42
Swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain looks on during a training session ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 26, 2012
Interview: Team England swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
Sports Mole caught up with teenage English medal hopeful Siobhan-Marie O'Connor ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Jul 17, 12:27
Rebecca Adlington poses for a picture during the launch of the British Gas SwimBritain event at the London Aquatic Centre on April 9, 2014
Interview: Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington previews Glasgow Commonwealth Games
Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington looks ahead to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and tells Sports Mole who she thinks will impress in the pool.
May 16, 12:17
Great Britain's Rebecca Adlington poses with the gold medal that she won at the Beijing Olympics on August 16, 2008.
Interview: Rebecca Adlington
Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington looks back over her swimming career with Sports Mole and reveals her plans to inspire a younger generation.
May 15, 11:54

CountryGoldGSilverSBronzeBTotal
1 ChinaChina1078151239
2 Great BritainGreat Britain643944147
3 UkraineUkraine413739117
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