Hatfield swimmer recognised at national awards

Tim Shuttleworth, from Hatfield. Picture: Supplied.

Tim Shuttleworth, from Hatfield. Picture: Supplied.

Swim awards

A Hatfield man has been recognised for his achievements in open water swimming during a prestigious national award ceremony.

Tim Shuttleworth, from Hatfield, won the Swim England Performance Athlete of the Year (Open Water) Award, at the Swim England National Awards 2017.

The award was presented by former Olympic diver and commentator Leon Taylor, and current Olympic swimmer Ellie Faulkner, on Saturday, November 11, at Birmingham University’s Great Hall.

Jane Nickerson, Swim England CEO, said: “We have many inspirational people involved in all levels of our sport and it is wonderful to have the opportunity to celebrate them at the Swim England National Awards.

“The day is also about thanking those behind the scenes who continue to encourage us to do our best, particularly our family and friends, and I am thrilled that so many people were able to join us in Birmingham.

“On behalf of all everyone involved with swimming, I would like to congratulate Tim and all our finalists for their achievements.”

For more information about aquatic sport and how to get involved people can visit www.swimming.org.

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