Meet the swimmers about to blow UCL out of the water this Varsity

Disclaimer: We do not promote the breaststroke


Under the watchful eye of KCLSWP’s president, Charlotte, the swimming and waterpolo players are preparing to claim those three precious points in the London Varsity Series.

Here’s your chance to get acquainted with some of KCLSWP’s finest before they even enter the water.

CHARLOTTE SMITH

Course: Third year Ancient History

Known for: Stashing shot glasses in her bra

Favourite things: Garlic mayo (only from Old Kent Road)

Commitment to KCLSWP: 9/10

SHAKIRA FLEMING

Course: Third year Medicine (intercalating)

Known for: Conducting the Thursday morning debrief

Instagrams taken on a night out: 100 per cent

Commitment to KCLSWP: 7/10

BENITO O’LOUGHLIN

Course: Second year Geography

Known for: Buying 40 Jäegerbombs on the reg

Status at GB: Access denied

Commitment to KCLSWP: 9/10

ALEX DAWSON

Course: Third year Geography

Known for: Double-parking herself at every opportunity #2pintAlex

Confrontations on the Walkabout podium: Frequent

Career aspirations: Walkabout poster girl

Commitment to KCLSWP: 8/10

 

LEO JONES

Course: Third year Medicine (intercalating)

Known for: Ringleader of strip foosball

Socials attended as Social Sec: 0

Commitment to KCLSWP: 2/10

IONA RYDER

Course: Second year Computer Science with Management

Known for: The “Dance”

Role in KCLSWP: The token Geordie

Commitment to KCLSWP: 4/10 (attends only when training is followed by the sesh)

 

AARON BROUGH

Course: Fourth year Dentistry

Known for: Triggering the lefties

Responsible for: Brexit

Commitment to KCLSWP: 6.5/10 (part of the KCLSWP furniture) 

 

MATI MORI

Course: Second year Anatomy, Developmental and Human Biology

Known for: Drunkenly inviting KCLSWP to her family skiing home

Favourite pastime: Eating so much she makes herself sick

Collection of props stolen from Walkabout: Growing

Commitment to KCLSWP: 9/10 (only participant of the Sunday morning runs)

JOE WATTS

Course: Third year Physics

Known for: Spending three months thinking John was Italian

Celebrity lovechild of: Danny Dyer and Ricky Gervais

Commitment to KCLSWP: 7/10 (100 per cent attendance at DC on Fridays)

CLARISSE SRI-PATHMANATHAN

Course: First year Medicine

Known for: Begging for a Walkies black card/being a GKT hockey snake

Priorities: Bailed on BUCS for the Varsity sesh

Commitment to KCLSWP: 0/10 (snake)

CIARAN O’HANLON

Course: First year Medicine

Known for: Vomming in the President’s sleeping bag in Cambridge

Conflicting loyalties: GKT Rugby

Commitment to KCLSWP: 6/10 (solid commitment to the sesh in Cambridge)

ASHLEY TEO

Course: First year Mathematics with Management and Finance

Known for: Being Trash(ley)

Boys cried over her: 1/1

Commitment to KCLSWP: 5/10 

 

HENRY KWAN

Course: MSc Emerging Economies and Inclusive Development

Known for: Being resident DJ at the sesh (both in and out of the pool)

Thoughts on UCL: “I’ve added all the swimmers on Facebook to make sure I look the best”

Commitment to KCLSWP: 10/10 (has a second phone dedicated purely to KCLSWP snapchat)

 

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