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Alice Dearing | United Kingdom & Ghana | Unwavering Determination

TeamGB Olympian 🇬🇧 | Co-Founder of The Black Swimming Association | Speaker | Advocate


Alice Dearing, the esteemed Olympian representing TeamGB and co-founder of The Black Swimming Association, is making waves both in and out of the pool. With an illustrious career spanning over a decade, Alice has become a beacon of inspiration and empowerment for swimmers around the world. Alice's journey to greatness began at a young age, fueled by her passion for swimming and her unwavering determination to succeed. Rising through the ranks, she achieved remarkable milestones, including winning the World Junior Championship in the 10km open water event in 2016 and representing Great Britain at the prestigious Tokyo 2020 Olympics.


Beyond her achievements in competitive swimming, Alice has been a trailblazer in advocating for inclusivity within the sport. In 2020, she co-founded The Black Swimming Association, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at addressing the lack of representation of Black individuals in swimming. Her efforts have earned her recognition on the BBC's Powerlist of exceptional individuals in 2023.


In her latest endeavor, Alice has launched the SWYM (Swim With Your Meaning) Academy in Accra, Ghana, marking yet another milestone in her quest to promote swimming and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Partnering with Achimota School, the academy offers comprehensive training programs designed to develop technical skills, endurance, and mental resilience. Each cohort will receive fully funded lessons and essential gear, courtesy of Nike Swim and Soul Cap.


Alice's impact extends beyond the pool as she serves as an Ambassador for The British Elite Athletes Association and a Nike Athlete. Her dedication to empowering others and promoting diversity in swimming serves as a testament to her character and values.

As Alice continues to inspire and uplift others on their journey to success, she remains a shining example of resilience, determination, and excellence. Watch out for this trailblazer as she continues to make waves and change lives both in and out of the water.


Social Media Handles:

LinkedIn: Alice Dearing OLY

Instagram: @alicedearingx

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