Brighton Dolphins light up opening day of British Masters
5th May 2012
Andrew Farrell, Danielle Evans, Katie Foster and Shaun Challis clocked a new 4x200m Freestyle record in the 100+ age group on the opening day of the British Gas Masters Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.
The Brighton Dolphins quartet touched home in 9:05.51 to set the new world marker on a day which also saw two individual European records go.
Kings Cormorants' Jane Asher took the first, clocking 46.51 to take victory in the 80-84 age group of the 50m Backstroke.
Carlisle's Judith Hattle set the second for gold in the 50-54 age group of the 200m Butterfly, touching in 2:40.57 for her new European marker.
There was a third European record as Long Eaton stormed to gold in the 160-199 age group of the 4x200m Freestyle.
Helen Akers, Peter Irving, Elizabeth Simpson and Colin Prescott made up the record-breaking quartet as they took victory in 9:16.29.
There were another 13 British records set in Ponds Forge, including two for March swimmer Stephen Marvin in the 35-39 age group 50m Backstroke (28.52) and 100m Freestyle (53.92).
- For full results from the opening day in Sheffield, CLICK HERE.