18 year old Kingston upon Hull swimmer Natalie Moon has just found out that she has been selected to swim for Great Britain in the European disability Championships in Antwerp in September 2014, she has also been nominated to swim for Britain in the world Championships in Los Angles in 2015.
East Hull girl Natalie currently trains in Hulls Regional Development squad 5 nights a week under the watch full eye of volunteer coach Graham Martin swims in the S14 category for athletes who have learning difficulties. Natalie call up is due to her hard work in the training pool and her impressive performances in the recent North East Region and British National championships.
Natalie is only just back in to training after the summer break, travelled to the county of Durham, to compete in the North East Region Disability Championship’s. Natalie Competed in the 50m 100m 200m 400m freestyle and the 50m and 100m breaststroke, in which she produced 5 gold medals and a silver medal. Her effort’s resulted in Natalie not only producing some fine swims but taking top female in her category. Alongside Natalie at the championship was her coach Graham Martin. Graham was over the Moon!! “Natalie’s selection for the European and the Nomination for the World Games shows another side of the strength’s and depths of Kingston upon Hull swimming Club”
Natalie said “I could not believe it when I got the letter, I am so excited to be swimming for Hull and Great Britain. Without my coach Graham Martin and all the other fantastic volunteers and coaches who run Kingston upon Hull swimming club this would not have been possible, hopefully I can do myself and everyone at the KUHSC proud”. “My long term aim to get to Rio in 2016 but there is a long way to go”.