Freya Anderson: ‘I hated swimming lessons. I was screaming and crying’

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A spinal injury cemented the 18-year-old’s love for the pool, and after this week’s British trials she looks forward to testing herself among the best at July’s world championships

Freya Anderson was never destined to stay buried in the crowd. Tall and red-haired, anonymity would be an impractical trick to pull off, even if she were not increasingly prominent in the role of British swimming’s Next Big Thing.

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Written by Mark Woods
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/apr/17/freya-anderson-swimming-british-trials-world-championships under the title “Freya Anderson: ‘I hated swimming lessons. I was screaming and crying’”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.