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- 22 Aug 2009 15:23
JULY 9 - BRITISH SWIMMING has appointed former team director of USA Swimming Dennis Pursley (pictured) as national head coach to help it prepare for the 2012 Olympics, it was announced today.
"He's personally coached some outstanding swimmers and the record books reflect this.
And Scott's views are echoed by British Swimming Chief Executive David Sparkes who believes exciting times
Pursley is a former American record holder for the 220 yard breaststroke.
Pursley spent 14 years as national team director of USA Swimming where he was responsible for all aspects
The finest moment was at the 2000 Olympics where the USA won 33 medals, 14 of which were gold.