COLNE ASC Masters swimmer Karen Driver flies out to Italy today to take part in the 14th FINA World Masters Championships.
They are being held in the adriatic resort of Riccione from Sunday until June 17th.
Karen, who will be competing in the 40 to 44 years age group will be swimming in the 800m freestyle on Sunday, the 200m freestyle on Tuesday, 12th June and the 400m Freestyle on Saturday, June 16th.
Once she has finished in the pool she aims take part in the 3km Open Water swim to be held in the sea of the coast of Riccione.
Karen is currently ranked inside the top 10 for the 800m freestyle, where she aiming for a top five finish. She will find it tougher in the 200m Freestyle where she is ranked 25th, but in the 400m Freestyle she is ranked 15th.