Willmott and Miley set for Medley battle
27th June 2013
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Middlesborough swimmer Willmott will take lane four in tonight's final after clocking 4:39.29 to take the touch in the heat with World Short Course champion Miley (Garioch) - defending champion from the past seven British Champs - second through in 4:39.39.
Both swimmers will be aiming to beat 4:40.75 again in the final to secure their qualification to the 2013 World Championship team bound for Barcelona this summer.
Bebington swimmer Danielle Lowe was Willmott and Miley's closest rival as she progressed third in a time of 4:46.58.
Andrew Willis (Bath ITC) moved a step closer to the defence of his 200m Breaststroke title as he qualified fastest from the morning heats.
Caitlin McClatchey (University of Edinburgh) clocked 2:00.41 as she qualified fastest into tonight’s semi-finals of the women’s 200 Freestyle ahead of City of Sheffield pair Eleanor Faulkner (2:00.91) and Rebecca Turner (2:01.16).
London 2012 Olympian Ieuan Lloyd (City of Cardiff) was the top qualifier from the men's equivalent as he won his heat in 1:49.01 with Glasgow's Robbie Renwick (1:49.48) and Perth City's Stephen Milne (1:49.65 PB) second and third fastest respectively.