2018 SCOTTISH SHORT COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Friday, December 7th – Sunday, December 9th
- Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh
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2018 Commonwealth Games silver medalist Ross Murdoch just notched his 2nd Scottish National Record in as many days. After taking the 50m breaststroke gold on night 1 in a new national standard of 26.34, the University of Stirling Olympian blasted a 100m mark of 57.29 to take gold in tonight’s final.
Entering this competition, 24-year-old Murdoch’s personal best and NR sat at the 57.51 notched at the 2017 European Short Course Championships, a time that garnered the Scot 8th place.
After registering a morning effort of 1:00.30 at thee championships, Murdoch busted out a winning time of 57.29 to top the podium in tonight’s final, as well as check-in as the 12th fastest performer in the world this season. His time keeps him as the 2nd fastest performing British swimmer ever, positioned 2nd only behind Adam Peaty (55.94).
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Murdoch still has the 200m breaststroke in which to compete here in Edinburgh, the event in which he earned 2014 Commonwealth Games gold.