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“I don’t know about ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ but it was certainly ‘sleepless in Ebbw Vale’”- Nicky Carey on daughters Commonwealth Games table tennis journey

Charlotte Carey burst onto the international table tennis scene at 14-years-old, and has been travelling the world ever since. Nicky Carey said: “We both feel very proud of everything she has achieved. When Charlotte started playing as a little hobby with her Grandad, we didn’t realise it would end up with her playing full time […]

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“It’s about trying to develop new courses for divers in the West Midlands” – Ex-Olympian Sarah Barrow on exciting new diving development project

Embed from Getty Images The ex-Team GB Olympian diver is teaming up with Swim England in an attempt to raise interest in the sport by improving diving facilities at pools in the West Midlands and surrounding areas. Barrow competed in several LEN European Aquatics Championships and Commonwealth Games, including winning gold in in Eindhoven 2012 […]

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Retired GB Olympian diver Sarah Barrow to lead exciting new diving project in West Midlands

Embed from Getty Images Ex-Great Britain and European Championship Gold winner Sarah Barrow has teamed up with Swim Britain to announce that she will front an exciting new initiative scheme to develop grass roots diving in the West Midlands region. The former Team GB Olympian has embraced her new role as a Diving Development Officer […]

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“We’re working closely with local trusts within the community to keep the programme going post Birmingham 2022” – Sarah Barrow on wanting to make the West Midlands Diving Programme A Success And Thoughts On Funding For The Games

Diving has been one of the many sports that has had its place at the Commonwealth Games since the event’s inception in 1930 and the West Midlands Diving Programme is a project two-time European Championship Gold medallist in diving Sarah Barrow wants to be a real success both in the build up and beyond the […]

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“Competing for Team Wales at the Commonwealth Games feels amazing” – Charlotte Carey on representing Team Wales

Wales Table Tennis star Charlotte Carey has expressed her immense pride at the prospect of representing Team Wales at her fourth consecutive Commonwealth Games. Carey said: “I’m really patriotic and after living away for so many years and not getting to wear the Welsh kit so often it’s great to put it on and be […]

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Retired Olympic Diver Sarah Barrow on being named West Midlands Diving Development Officer and preparing facilities across the region

Former Olympic Diver Sarah Barrow has revealed her excitement at being named West Midlands Diving Development Officer in preparation for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in July 2022. Speaking to Park Life Sport, Barrow, who was a two-time Gold medallist at the European Championships in 2012 and 2014, explained what her job as Development Officer entails: […]

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Wales’ number one table tennis star Charlotte Carey is set to target her fourth Commonwealth Games at Birmingham 2022

Wales’ number one ranked Table Tennis star Charlotte Carey has revealed that she is determined to qualify for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Speaking exclusively to Park Life Sport, Carey said: “I’m really motivated to qualify for Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, as it would be my fourth Games. I’m also motivated about being able to have […]