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SWIMMING: Witney trio on GB duty
6:04pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 in Sport
Three Witney swimmers competed for Great Britain at the European Masters’ Championships in Eindhoven, Holland.
More than 5,000 swimmers from all over Europe took part in the event at the Pieter van Hoogenbrand Stadium.
Blan Walker won the 50-54 women 100m backstroke heat before gaining personal bests in 100m backstroke (1 min 27.38sec) and 200m backstroke (3.12.86) where she finished 15th and 18th respectively.
She also swam the 50m backstroke in 41.15 and the 50m freestyle in 35.06.
Matt Everett (30-34) won his 100m backstroke heat and hit personal bests in both 50m butterfly (32.48) and 100m backstroke (1.12.91).
He completed the 100m butterfly in 1.15.50sec and the 200m backstroke (2.38.41sec).
Graham Cable, in the 30-34 age group, finished the 50m breaststroke in 33.80, the 100m breaststroke in 1.15.80, and the 200m breaststroke in 2.48.54.