The start of the session was delayed by 15 minutes tonight, but all that did was give the crowd even more time to work themselves into even more of a frenzy as the atmosphere turned electric. The sense of anticipation as they waited for another 5 titles to be decided was incredible, and the crowd … Continue Reading→
Pullbuoy has learnt that a clerical error had a massive bearing on the disqualification and subsequent reinstatement of Jennifer Reilly from the 200IM final. It appears that Reilly may have committed an infringement on the breastroke to freestyle turn, but the judge wrote down the incorrect lane number to record the disqualification. Following the … Continue Reading→
As reported on the Pullbuoy Log yesterday, the Australian Team appealed against the disqualification of Jennifer Reilly from the women's 200IM final, a race in which she had originally finished in silver medal position. Reilly was disqualified for a non simultaneous touch on the butterfly to backstroke turn, but looked aghast at he end … Continue Reading→
The Manchester Aquatic centre was a cauldron of noise tonight before the swimming had even started, for which the meet organisers must take credit having really wound up the crowd, but the first final of these games almost took the roof off the pool. Karen Pickering had qualified fastest from the morning heats, but the … Continue Reading→
Almost live Results for the swimming events in Manchester are available on the Offical Commonwealth Games site. This also has start lists for all of the events for the week.