Supporting the British Down Syndrome Swimming Championships

Published: Nov 22 2023

PHD Access has proudly supported the British Down Syndrome Swimming Championships for the second year in a row through Powerday, a leading waste management and recycling company.

Record-Breaking Championships

The championships, which took place at the K2 in Crawley on 18th November 2023, were the largest event of its kind in the UK, with 135 swimmers from across the nation competing in 40 races ranging from 25m to 1,500m.

The event was organised by Down Syndrome Swimming Great Britain (DSS-GB), a volunteer-led charity that enables children, young adults, and adults with T21 or Mosaic Down syndrome to reach their potential as elite swimmers and compete at national and international level.

PHD Access Managing Director Applauds Remarkable Achievements

PHD Access managing director, Danny Dwyer, said he was thrilled to contribute to an event that celebrates and showcases the remarkable achievements of athletes with Down syndrome.

“We are proud to support the British Down Syndrome Swimming Championships through Powerday. This event is not only about competition, but also about inclusion, diversity, and empowerment. We are amazed by the dedication and passion of these swimmers, who inspire us all with their positive attitude and perseverance,” he said.

PHD Access sponsored the 25m breaststroke races, which saw some of the most exciting and close finishes of the weekend.

PHD Access's Commitment to Community and Wellbeing

Danny added that PHD Access was committed to supporting the local communities and promoting health and wellbeing through sport.

“PHD Access is a family-run business that cares about the people and the environment. We are always looking for ways to give back to the community and support causes that make a difference. We believe that sport is a powerful tool to improve physical and mental health, and to foster social inclusion and cohesion. We are honoured to support the British Down Syndrome Swimming Championships and the amazing swimmers who participate in it,” he said.

Success and Smiles at the Championships

The British Down Syndrome Swimming Championships proved to be a resounding success, marked by numerous personal bests, national records, and joyful smiles. The weekend was not just about competition but also about fostering fun, friendship, and sportsmanship among the swimmers, coaches, volunteers, and supporters alike.