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Jul 30th

British Summer Championships – Day 4 Finals, Finals, Finals!!

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Fourth day of competition and to start the proceedings we had the Men’s 200 breast. Luca Frankhausen and Sergiu Chete both swam well in their age groups gaining 2.37.66 and 2.27.77 respectively. Charlie Trotman put in a fine performance in the 13/14 years age group heats in 2.36.18 and went on to get a lifetime best in the finals in 2.35.11 coming 9th. Christopher Green in the 19 years and over age group swam 2.22.53 gaining a place in the final where he came 10th in 2.23.92.

Coach Lee Spindlow commented “Keeping the momentum going for a long meet is very difficult.
By the 4th day most swimmers and coaches are feeling the fatigue. Our team are doing really well and continuing to sustain their positive outlook”.

Molly Robinson in the 16 years age group of the 100 free finished in 59.03 heats and Anna Pang in the 17/18 years in 58.85.

The 13/14 years 100 fly saw Luca Frankhauser back in action in the heats with a 1.02.39. Following him was Piers Bowden in the 15 years age group where he finished in 1.01.54. Henry Offin put in a fine performance in the heats in 58.07 which guaranteed him a place in the final where he finished 9th in 58.44. Jo Clark followed in his footsteps by putting in an equally good performance which placed him in the final where he came 8th in a personal best time of 54.89.

In the 200 back we had Tilly Hansen-Hamilton swimming an excellent heat in 2.24.93. Sophia Wilson swam a strong heat which meant she went onto swim in the final coming 8th in 2.21.33.


The last swim of the day was the 200 x 4 Mens 17 and Over relay with Riaan Steyn, Charlie Pullan, Jamie Cunningham and Jo Clark earned a place in the final in 7.47.08 and went on to come 8th in the final in 7.47.88.

“We’ve had three relay teams compete so far” said Coach Josh Williamson “and each one has made the finals. We are really proud of our team ethic”.

Please note if there are any errors in the report contact Janett Smith: