European Championships

relay girls take aim at glory

There were no great dramas for Britain on the fourth morning of heats at the European Championships as those expected to progress did just that. Kirsty Balfour glided through the 200m breaststroke heats while Simon Burnett led the way in the 100m freestyle and the women’s relay squad comfortably qualified for tonight’s final.

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four up for britain as girls strike

It was like waiting for buses – once the first one turned up three more did as well with Britain taking four medals on the third night of finals in Budapest. In almost perfect conditions following the downpour of Tuesday, the home team secured two each of silver and bronze.

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marshall breaks british duck with bronze

Melanie Marshall produced a brave front running performance to take Britain's first medal of this year's European Championships in the 200m backstroke. The Loughborough swimmer led the field through 150m but was pegged back on the closing lap and was eventually touched out into the bronze medal position by the Ukraine's Irvna Amshennikova while … Continue Reading→

downpour dampens medal hopes

It was a washout for Britain in more ways than one on the second night of finals in Budapest as a torrential downpour caused the session to be abandoned before the events had been completed with the home team still to post an entry on the medal table.

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