2 More World Medals for GB Deaf Swimming

21 Aug
21 Aug

Two more medals on day 3 and 4 of the World Deaf Swimming Championships

 

Jack McComish continues his fantastic Championships with another medal in the 400m freestyle. Sporting his now famous tartan jammers he swam 4.08.92 to claim 3rd place and another bronze medal on day 3.

 

This success was followed up by Danielle Joyce on Day 4 grabbing the teams 4th bronze of the championships in the 200m backstroke. Despite the hot and humid conditions and interruptions for rain and thunder Danielle stayed focus and swimming a solid race to bag her third medal of the games.

 

This continues success current put Great Britain in 7th Place overall in the medal table at the end of 4 days of competition

 

Other noticeable performances on day 3

200m Fly Emily Noden broke jet another Welsh record and made the finals swimming a 2.44.12. Emily later withdraw- leaving team mate Polly to swim the final as she had come in 10th in the heats setting an age group record.
50m   Backstroke Oliver Kenny decided today was the day he would go under 30, he didn’t disappoint clocking a 29.95 and new British/ English/ youth records.
200m Fly Polly Saines come 7th
50m Freestyle Danielle Joyce came 5th in a time of 27.06

Emily Noden coming 8th

50m Breaststroke Lucy Walkup came 8th in 36.55
Women’s relay. With Jasmine Seamarks on the backstroke, Lucy Walkup on Breaststroke, Emily Noden on fly, and Danielle anchoring came 5th
Men’s Relay Oliver Kenny on backstroke, Jack McComish on Breaststroke, Nathan Young on fly and Tom Baxter on the last leg came 4th.

 

Other noticeable performances on day 4 

200m Freestyle Tom Baxter and Jack McComish successfully made their way through to the final. James and Nathan both recording personal bests.
100m Freestyle Danielle Joyce made the final, Lucy Walkup and Jasmine Seamarks recorded personal bests
200m Breaststroke Oliver Young swam a personal best and will be joined by Jack McComish in the final.
Men’s 50m fly Luke Nisted swam a massive 3 second Personal Best 29.50 on his Birthday.
1500m Kieran Holdbrook swum straight into tomorrow’s final in this gruelling endurance event
100m Freestyle Final Danielle Joyce came 8th.
200m Backstroke Jasmine Seamarks came 7th in another Personal Best.
200m Freestyle final Jack McComish came 5th
200m Breaststroke Oliver Young shaved a bit more off his new Personal Best to coming 8th.
4×200 Freestyle Relay Emily Noden led, Clara Tappenden, Jasmine Seamarks and a last minute switch on the final leg was Lucy Walkup came in 5th – Lucy probably now holds the record for the fastest change into a race suit

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