At the Swim England National Awards 2019 on 30th November, Nathan Hughes received the Talent athlete of the Year award for the discipline of Open Water.
These talent award recognise athletes from each of the aquatic disciplines who are excellent ambassadors for the sport and have produced outstanding results over the past twelve months
The highlight of Nathan’s season was a magnificent gold medal at the European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in the Czech village of Racice. He topped the podium to earn his maiden European title in the 10km event. Nathan has been included in the Swim England Performance Squad for 2019-20.