Keri-anne Payne is a British swimmer, specializing in marathon open water swimming, and long-distance freestyle swimming in the pool. She is a two-time World 10 km Open Water champion, and an Olympic silver medalist.

At the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Keri-anne won the silver medal in the inaugural 10 km marathon swim. As one of the most memorable events of the Beijing Olympics, the marathon swim led to an explosion of public interest and participation in open water swimming events in the UK and worldwide.

Her success and natural media-friendly presence means she has become a poster girl for swimming in the UK. Keri-anne is a focused and determined individual both in and out the water!


  • 2012 Olympic finalist, 4th place
  • 2011 World Champion
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games Bronze
  • 2009 World Champion
  • 2008 Olympic Silver Medal


David Carry, Keri-anne’s husband, is a two-time Commonwealth Champion who also represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and the European championships. He competed internationally in freestyle and medley swimming events. He is the winner of seven medals in major international championships.

David’s engaging personality and can-do attitude has made his move from 3 x Olympian to business performance coach a seamless one. An inspiring coach, he gets his biggest kick out of driving business clients to change and succeed.

Keri-anne and David will be back to host ‘Wellfit and SwimFit’ in late October / November 2019.  “SwimFit” also showcases the One Mile Swim event.