Smith Picks up His Second Scottish Title on the Final Day of Scottish Championships

2015 SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

The final evening of the Scottish Championships began with Tom Laxton taking the gold in the men’s 100 butterfly in a time of 53.96. Braxton Timm who took the silver in the 50 butterfly earlier in the meet found himself in the same position in the 100 butterfly finishing second in a time of 53.77.

Brendan Hyland finished third in a time of 54.74.

Rebecca Turner took the women’s 100 freestyle in a time of 55.99. Emma Wilkins finished second in a time of 56.27. Camilla Hattersley added a bronze to her medal collection, after winning gold in both the 400 and 800 freestyle, posting a time of 56.75. Hattersley was also the top ranked Scottish swimmer.

Nicholas Grainger won the men’s 200 freestyle in a time of 1:48.93. Grainger took the bronze in the 400 freestyle earlier in the meet finishing behind Stephen Milne. This Milne could not get the better of Grainger finishing second in a time of 1:50.87. With that time Milne also collects another Scottish Championship.

Matthew Parks finished third in a time of 52.04.

Elena Sheridan took the women’s 200 butterfly in a time of 2:12.21. Scottish swimmer Tain Bruce finished second in a time of 2:14.53 followed by Stephanie Blakeburn who hit the wall in a time of 2:15.07.

Shane Ryan won the men’s 50 backstroke in a time of 25.53 followed by Joe Elwood who posted a 25.87. Charlie Boldison collected the bronze in a time of 25.99.

Lewis Smith picked up both the win and the Scottish Championship in the men’s 400 IM touching in a time of 4:23.97. Smith also won the Scottish Championship in the 200 IM, but finished second to Roberto Pavoni. Fraser Minnican took the silver in a time of 4:30.03 followed by Joe Poynter who finished in a time of 4:32.76.

In the final individual event of the competition Meg Finnon took the gold and the Scottish Championship in the women’s 1500 freestyle posting a time of 16:45.91. 14 year old Antoinette Neamt finished second in a time of 16:50.00 followed by Rebecca Smith who recorded a 17:13.08.

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