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Swim Wales welcomes national pool deal

14 January 2014 Last updated at 14:57 GMT

A deal to secure the future of elite-level swimming at the Wales National Pool in Swansea has been welcomed by the governing body of swimming in Wales.

Elite swimming in Swansea had only been guaranteed until this summer's Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Budget cuts following a poor London 2012 by Britain's swimmers meant that British Swimming removed Swansea's status and funding as an Olympic and Paralympic training centre.

BBC Wales sports news correspondent Gareth Lewis spoke to Martin Woodruff, the national performance director of Swim Wales.