17 year old Eccles college student and City of Salford swimmer Lewis Clough from Tyldesley will return home today with a staggering five medals, having represented Great Britain at the Youth Commonwealth Games in far off Samoa.
A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. To set a specific goal you must answer six “W” questions…
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
Team USA will go with Michael Taylor on the backstroke leg, Reece Whitley on the breaststroke leg, Michael Andrew on the fly leg, and Maxime Rooney anchoring on the free leg.
With a new personal best time, Canada’s Taylor Ruck topped the prelims of the women’s 200 free in 1:59.34. Her previous best was a 1:59.79 from 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals.
Taylor Ruck comes in with a 1:59.79, but has had some big swims to show she’s faster than she looks on paper. Earlier in the meet, she blazed to a 1:56.71 relay anchor, so look for her to challenge today.
Team USA’s Sean Grieshop blasted the final 50 of the men’s 400 I.M. in 27.94, tearing through his best time to win the event in 4:15.67.
While the Russians and Americans have as many medals, 8 golds leaves the team from Australia atop the medals table…
Team USA came out in front of the prelims of the women’s 100 fly with a 58.87 by Cassidy Bayer. That’s a new best for Bayer, who came into the meet with a 59.00 from 2015 U.S. Nationals.
The nominees are Tom Daley, Rebecca Gallantree, Jack Laugher, Jessica-Jane Applegate, Ollie Hynd, Tully Kearney, James Guy, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Adam Peaty.
Over 900 athletes are expected to compete at the last major aquatics event prior to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor is excited at the prospect of completing her own personal first.
Britain’s promising youngsters continue to shine at the FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore with three more medals on day two of the event.
Britain celebrated their first medals of the FINA World Junior Championships in emphatic fashion with gold and silver both coming in the Women’s 400m Individual Medley thanks to Rosie Rudin and Georgia Coates.
Team GBR is changing up its Olympic coaching selection process for 2016.