Stockport Metro Synchro Swimmer, Hannah Bates (12) has been selected for the North Beacon Squad Programme following her great results at National Age Groups in December. Hannah will now be able to attend extra training sessions with the Beacon Squad in Leeds over the next 6 months and will work on the England Talent syllabus which includes land training, educational opportunities and synchro specific technical work.

Hannah has competed in 2 National competitions as a 12 and under swimmer, this year entering individual figures as well as team events, where she had main parts in the recreational team. Hannah has completed her first 2 skill grades and is working towards her 3rd and this year will be competing in the 13/14 age group in County, Regional and National competitions.