WEBB Richard < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 03 May 1987 in Bristol, ENG
Height1.94 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Bath, ENG
Occupation Administrator, Athlete, Coach
Higher education Sports Management - University of Bath : Great Britain
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He got into the sport through swimming lessons when he was a young boy.
Club / Team University of Bath: Great Britain
Name of coach Mark Skimming
Coach from which country? Great Britain
Training Regime He trains 16-20 hours a week in the pool and 3-4 hours of gym work.
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for Great Britain
Tournament European Championships
General Interest
Hobbies Blogging, biology, David Attenborough documentaries. (rwswimming.co.uk, 05 mar 2010)
Most influential person in career His parents. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Hero / Idol Roger Federer. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Injuries He has had problems with the tendons in his shoulders. (rwswimming.co.uk, 07 Jul 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Be proud, persist, work hard, stand tall. Don't quit, don't bend, don't break, don't fall." (rwswimming.co.uk, 05 mar 2010)
Ambitions "After I am done with swimming I would be interested in pursuing a potential career in law." (rwswimming.co.uk, 05 mar 2010)
To compete at the Olympics. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Other information SWIM CLINICS
He runs swim clinics at various swim clubs throughout the United Kingdom. He also offers presentations to swimmers, coaches and parents on any number of topics regarding aspects of swimming such as goal setting and training routines. (rwswimming.co.uk, 03 mar 2010)