Tom Bates works with Team GB Swimming
Tom Bates traveled to Gwangju in South Korea for the world championships in which Great Britain were competing against 125 other nations. Tom’s role as performance psychologist was to add competitive edge. He worked in support of both the athletes and coaches.
BY JOHN DOWNES Staff Writer Thursday 15 August 2019
Podium and Olympic athletes competed strongly for major honours with British Swimming achieving a world record through Adam Peaty, in the 100m breast stroke, in a race that saw James Wilby finish second. For the first time in history, Great Britain claimed a first and second position.
Tom said “It is an extreme privilege to work with high-performance athletes at this level who are striving for competitive excellence every single day. To work alongside staff during competitions at world level is an honor.