Daniel Jervis Scares 15-Year-Old British Record in 1500 Free

2019 BRITISH SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

In the men’s 1500 free during day 3 of the 2019 British Championships, Daniel Jervis successfully defended his 2018 title and swam the 3rd-fastest time in the world this year.

Jervis dominated the event by nearly 35 seconds, swimming a monster lifetime best of 14:46.51. Jervis’ previous personal best was 14:48.67, swam at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Jervis’ time now ranks as the 3rd-fastest time in the world this year.

2018-2019 LCM MEN 1500 FREE

FlorianGER
WELLBROCK
07/28
14.36.54
2Myhailo
ROMANCHUK
UKR14.37.6307/28
3Gregorio
PALTRINIERI
ITA14.38.3404/06
4David
AUBRY
FRA14.44.7207/28
5Henrik
CHRISTIANSEN
NOR14.45.3507/28
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His time came within a second of the 15-year-old British national record set by David Davies at the 2004 Athens Olympics (14:45.95). Jervis remains the 2nd-fastest British performer all-time in the event.

Jervis is now the 2nd British swimmer to swim under the #1 selection standard for the Gwangju World Championships this summer. Adam Peaty also swam under the qualifying standard.

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Jonathan
1 year ago

David Davies is the record holder since Athens 2004.

Chas
1 year ago

David Davies is the correct name of the national record holder.

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