Danish Federation announce first 12 young guns for “Great Danes” project

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The Danish Swimming Federation has this morning, led by national head coach Nick Juba, announced the team for the upcoming “Great Danes” project, that aims to lift the men’s side of Danish swimming by offering special training camps and international swim meets where the swimmers are expected to race in multiple events in each session. See svoem.dk

This season 2013/2014, the team will consist of the following 12 swimmers, described as ‘promising and strong’, including London 2012 Olympian Daniel Skaaning and 2012 European SC 200 fly silver medalist Viktor Bromer. The squad will meet in Brøndby for their first camp on 1-2 November 2013.

  • Magnus Westermann, Herlev svømning
  • Morten Bak Hansen, JGI / A6
  • Daniel Skaaning, STT/ VAT-Copenhagen / NTC
  • Daniel Steen Andersen, Horsens Svømmeklub / NTC
  • Joachim Mortensen, Ålborg Svømmeklub
  • Emil Klingberg, Kvik Kastrup
  • Viktor Bromer, Ålborg Svømmeklub
  • Magnus Jákupsson, Sigma Swim Allerød / NTC
  • Sebastian Ovesen, Slagelse Svømmeklub / Swim Team Vestsjælland
  • Kevin Witt Christensen, Farum Svømmeklub
  • Søren Dahl, Herlev Svømning
  • Anton Ø. Ipsen, Sigma Swim Birkerød

Magnus Jákupsson (FAR) 55.94 in the 100 SC IM

(Faroe born Magnus Jákupsson will be one of the first 12 Great Danes)

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