Swimming New Zealand’s bad boy Daniel Bell diving back in deep end


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Rightly or wrongly, Daniel Bell has been tagged as Swimming New Zealand’s bad boy. The 23-year-old admits he did a few things wrong when he was younger, but he has matured and is keen to resurrect his career in the pool. He talks to Murray Hills about his goals. […]

“People have a perception of me as a bad boy. There’s been lots of negative articles written about me and in some cases I’ve been quoted when I didn’t even talk to the reporter,” he said this week as he prepares to get back into competition mode at the New Zealand short course championships, starting in Wellington on Sunday. […]

Bell’s immediate goal is making the New Zealand team for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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