Day 2 Finals Live Recap
2023 BRITISH SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP
The second last session of the 2023 British Swimming Championships is right here. This night’s session at Ponds Forge will function girls 800 free, males 50 breasts, girls 50 flies, males 200 flies, girls 100 backs, males 100 backs and girls 200 breasts.
Freya Colbert takes first place this night within the girls’s freestyle 800, a timed last occasion. The quickest race will likely be swimming in tonight’s last, the place Colbert will likely be within the fourth lane with a seeding of 8:37.51. Solely 13-year-old Amelie Blocksidge sits beneath 8:40 alongside Colbert, who is available in with a British Age Report of 8:39.14.
Archie Goodburn grew to become the third quickest English participant of all time within the males’s LCM 50 chest and took the lead within the qualifying with a time of 27.19. Whereas he was in the beginning Adam PeatyA British Report of 25.95, which can be a World Report on the occasion, Goodburn broke the Scottish Report on the occasion this morning. Additionally now it simply sits idle for 0.03 seconds James WilbyHis private document of 27.16 makes Wilby the second quickest English participant of all time within the occasion. Wilby will even be within the last tonight and swim one lane of Goodburn.
Kara Hanlon, who received the ladies’s 50 chest competitors in Scottish Report trend yesterday, will need to be on the wall for the primary time within the 200 chest race tonight. Hanlon completed fourth this morning with 3:31.43. Elizabeth Booker leads with 2:28.01 this morning and is a decent group within the prime three, however Gillian Davey and Sienna Robinson are simply behind with 2:28.06 and a pair of:28.55 respectively.
WOMEN’S 800 FREE STYLE – TIMED FINALS
- British Report – 8:14.10, Rebecca Adlington (2008)
- Freya Colbert – 8:35.02
- Amelie Blocksidge – 8:38.33
- Fleur Lewis – 8:40.14
Freya Colbert, who took first place within the competitors, took full management in the midst of the race. He lastly reached a brand new private document of 8:35.02.
13-year-old budding star Amelie Blocksidge rallied behind Colbert for many of the race with a bunch of swimmers, however finally rose to second place very strongly. She was shortly crushing Colbert on the finish, however Colbert’s management was too nice to be surpassed at that time.
Nonetheless, Blocksidge’s last time of 8:38.33 was one other British Age Report for 13-year-old ladies on the occasion. Blocksidge broke the document with 8:39.14 on the Swedish Grand Prix final month.
Tonight each Colbert and Blocksidge placed on terrific performances, with the women 800 freestands qualifying time at 8:19.00, so no swimmers made that mark on Fukuoka to qualify.
Fleur Lewis completed the highest three by tapping 8:40.14 to earn the bronze medal.
MEN’S 50 Breaststroke – FINALS
- Archie Goodburn – 27.24
- James Wilby – 27.62
- Gregory Butler – 27.76
Archie Goodburn received the lads’s 50 chest with a time of 27.24 at Ponds Forge tonight. Then, whereas it is only a signal of 27.19 Goodburn swimming within the qualifying rounds this morning to set a brand new Scottish Report, his efficiency nonetheless is available in because the second quickest in his profession.
As this morning James Wilby He was second with 27.62 tonight. Wilby is the second quickest English participant of all time within the LCM 50 and has a profession run of 27.16 within the occasion.
Gregory Butler tapped simply behind Wilby to take the bronze with a time of 27.76.
British Swimming would not have qualifying instances for the batting 50s (fly, again, chest), however Goodburn’s performances at present had been nonetheless nice. At the moment Goodburn’s 27.19 this morning attracts him ninth on the planet this season.
WOMEN 50 BUTTERFLY – FINALS
- British Report: 25.20, Francesca Halsall (2014)
- Sophie Yendell – 26.16
- Harriet Jones – 26.49
- Lucy Grieve-26.83
Sophie Yendell took the win within the girls’s 50 fly tonight and hit a brand new lifetime greatest velocity of 26.16. Yendell’s career-high, who got here to satisfy this morning, was 26.67 from final 12 months’s British Championship. She broke that mark first by swimming 26.39 within the qualifiers this morning. With tonight’s efficiency, Yendell dropped a complete of 0.51 seconds from his private document at at present’s occasion – an enormous quantity for a 50m race.
Harriet Jones completed second at 26.49, a season-high. Jones was close to the very best of his life with 26.20, when he swam on the Commonwealth Video games final summer season.
Lucy Grieve completed third with 26.83.
MEN 200 BUTTERFLY – FINALS
- British Report – 1:54.58, Michael Rock (2009)
- Joshua Gammon – 1:58.88
- Thomas Beeley – 1:58.99
- Reuben Rowbotham-Keating – 2:00.83
Shifting outdoors, Joshua Gammon took the lead within the third fiftieth tonight by a slender margin, touching the 150m nook 0.21 seconds forward of Thomas Beeley. Gammon then managed to safe his lead with the pores and skin of his enamel within the last 50 meters, accelerating to the end in 1:58.88, ending simply 0.11 seconds forward of Beeley.
The efficiency was a large better of a lifetime for Gammon, who entered the match this morning with a private document of two:01.01 when he swam in Spain final July. For Beeley, swimming got here simply after his private document of 1:58.60 finally 12 months’s British Championships.
Gammon and Beeley had been the one two males on the sphere tonight to crack at 2:00, and Reuben Rowbotham-Keating was third at 2:00.83.
Males’s 200 flies elimination time 1:54.22.
WOMEN’S 100 BACKPACK – FINALS
- Medi Harris – 59.82
- Lauren Cox – 1:00.01
- Kathleen Dawson – 1:00.50
Medi Harris took the early lead within the girls’s 100 again last tonight with a margin of 28.67 within the first 50 meters. He was in entrance of a troublesome discipline with Lauren Cox and Kathleen Dawson, who’s the British Report holder within the occasion. Cox was eradicated tonight at 29.09, whereas Dawson carried out 29.31 within the prime 50.
Harris then managed to keep up his lead within the again half of the race, shortly reaching the end at 59.82, making him the one swimmer to the touch underneath 1:00. It was simply over half a second from his private document of 59.24, which he set in February 2022.
Cox completed second at 1:00.01, setting a brand new private document for himself. His earlier better of 1:00.17, which he swam on the Commonwealth Video games final summer season.
Dawson swam 1:00.50 and completed third. It wasn’t his greatest efficiency as he held the British Report he swam in 2021 at 58.08.
MEN’S 100 BACKPACK – FINALS
- British Report – 52.73, Liam Tancock (2009)
- Oliver Morgan – 53.92
- Cameron Brooker – 53.94
- Luke Greenbank – 54.30
In a really aggressive last, Oliver Morgan slammed his hand in opposition to the wall by 0.02 seconds. Cameron Brooker was a contact sooner than Morgan, smashing 25.97 into Morgan’s 26.08 within the first 50 meters.
Swimming was an enormous private document for Morgan. He entered the day along with his highest time of 54.70, which he swam on the 2022 British Summer time Championships final July. Brooker placed on a really related efficiency, getting into the motion at present with a lifetime better of 54.75, when he swam on the British Championships final April.
Luke Greenbank He was third with 54.30. Greenbank has the quickest profession within the discipline, with a 53.34 swam on the 2021 European Championships in Budapest.
WOMEN 200 Breaststroke – FINALS
- British Report – 2:20.89, Molly Renshaw (2021)
- Gillian Davey – 2:25.07
- Black Hanlon – 2:25.12
- Elizabeth Booker – 2:25.96
There have been three girls, Gillian Davey, Kara Hanlon, and Elizabeth Booker, who left the 200 chest finals tonight. Davey swam for the primary time tonight at 2:25.07, placing his arms on the wall, beating Hanlon by 0.05 seconds.
Hanlon took a extra conservative strategy to tonight’s race, profitable the ladies’s 50 chest race final evening in a brand new Scottish Report. Regardless of being prime of the rostrum within the fiftieth race final evening, Hanlon wasn’t the quickest within the 200 tonight, as an alternative ending third within the 50m spin and fourth within the 100m spin. It was the third 50 the place Hanlon really made his transfer, narrowing the hole to Davey to simply 0.09 seconds with 50 meters left.
Booker was second within the first half of the race and outstripped each Davey and Hanlon within the prime two 50s. She moved as much as first place within the third 50 after Sienna Robinson, who had led the race as much as that time, pale. Each Davey and Hanlon managed to overhaul Booker within the final 50 and Booker completed third with 2:25.96.
Sienna Robinson was the quickest starter within the 50m and 100m turns. She began to fade within the third 50 she, however within the last size it actually hit the wall and fell again fairly a bit. Lastly, Robinson completed fourth with 2:28.00 tonight.
Davey’s efficiency tonight shattered his earlier career-best 2:26.09 on the occasion, which has been working since 2019. Hanlon’s efficiency additionally marks his greatest lifetime efficiency, coming nicely beneath his earlier greatest of two:26.55 within the British Trials. Booker additionally set a brand new private document, beating his earlier excessive of two:26.92.
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