While several 2016 British Olympic team members will be racing at the French Open in Vichy a few others including; Hannah Miley, Ross Murdoch, Camilla Hattersley, Stephen Milne and Duncan Scott have decided to stay close to home and compete at the Scottish National Championships in Glasgow.
Miley took the women’s 400 IM in a time of 4:40.13 finishing over 10 seconds ahead of the field. She was almost seven seconds off her season’s best of 4:33.40, which currently sits second in the world rankings. Miley also finished third in the 200 freestyle posting a time of 2:00.85.
Murdoch won the men’s 50 breaststroke in a time of 27.81 just over a half second off his season and lifetime best of 27.25.
Hattersley was the only woman to break the two minute mark in the 200 freestyle winning the event in a time of 1:59.90.
Milne and Lander Hendrickx of Belgium had a great battle in the men’s 1500 freestyle. Hendrickx led for the majority of the race until Milne took over the led at the 1350 meter mark and never relinquishing it. Milne took the event in a time of 15:18.61 followed by Hendrickx who touched in a time of 15:19.60.
Tain Bruce won the women’s 100 butterfly in a time of 59.95. The 18 year old Bruce was not far off the national record of 59.71 set by Louise Pate in 2009.
Geoffrey Cheah of Hong Kong was the only athlete to break the 50 second barrier in the men’s 100 freestyle taking the event in a time of 49.85 16 one-hundredths of a second off his national record time of 49.69.
Full results can be found here.