The 2019 season brought Shortman her first individual FINA World Series medal with a bronze medal in Barcelona, which was followed up with reaching the Solo Tech and Free finals at the 2019 World Championships in Gwanju
At her second senior European Championships in 2018, Shortman finished ninth in the Free Solo and 11th with Thorpe in the Free Duet.
Shortman also competed at her first European Championships in 2016, finishing eighth as the youngest member of the British team in both the Tech Team and Free Team events. The following year Shortman made her World Championship debut, finishing 16th alongside Thorpe in the Free Duet, as well as making the Free Solo final on […]
Her Championship debut in 2016 after winning Solo and Duet gold as well as Free Team silver with City of Bristol.
First stepping onto the podium with Bristol Central for Team Free gold in 2011 after very hard work preparing
Kate Shortman started her training when she was 8 years old