His chances were increased following the withdrawal of Australian Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham through injury earlier this month.
Britain's 40-strong squad
is Commonwealth champion
who will lead the women, while double Commonwealth gold medallist
and world champion
head the men's contingent.
The team also features a group of athletes - the likes of
- who have qualified for their first senior national team.
The squad finalised their preparations at a holding camp in Osaka, Japan, before arriving in Shanghai.
Adam Brown (Hatfield/Auburn), Simon Burnett (Windsor), David Carry (ITC Stockport), Ross Davenport (ITC Loughborough), James Disney-May (Millfield), Daniel Fogg (ITC Loughborough), Kristopher Gilchrist (ITC Bath), James Goddard (ITC Stockport), Antony James (Plymouth Leander), Michael Jamieson (ITC Bath), Roberto Pavoni (ITC Loughborough), Robbie Renwick (City of Glasgow), Michael Rock (ITC Stockport), Joseph Roebuck (Loughborough University), Jak Scott (ITC Stirling), Liam Tancock ITC Loughborough), Grant Turner (ITC Loughborough), Chris Walker-Hebborn (ITC Bath), Joshua Walsh (ITC Stirling), Andrew Willis (ITC Bath).
Rebecca Adlington (Nova Centurion), Jazmin Carlin (ITC Swansea), Georgia Davies (ITC Swansea), Ellen Gandy (Beckenham), Francesca Halsall (ITC Loughborough), Kate Haywood (Loughborough University), Joanne Jackson (ITC Loughborough), Jemma Lowe (ITC Swansea), Siobhan-Marie O'Connor (ITC Bath), Caitlin McClatchey (Loughborough University), Hannah Miley (Garioch), Keri-Anne Payne (ITC Stockport), Stephanie Proud (Chester-Le-Street/University of Florida), Molly Renshaw (Derventio), Elizabeth Simmonds (ITC Loughborough), Amy Smith (Loughborough University), Gemma Spofforth (Portsmouth Northsea/University of Florida), Stacey Tadd (University of Bath), Rebecca Turner (City of Sheffield), Emma Wilkins (Plymouth Leander)
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