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Fogg and Allen among record-breaking Masters entries

28 July 2014

Open Water World Cup gold medallists Dan Fogg and Tom Allen will feature among a record-breaking number of entries for this summer’s 2014 British Gas ASA 3km Open Water Masters Championships.

Click here to view the start sheet for the 3km Open Water Masters Champs.The British elite swimmers - who will be joined by World Championship competitors Jack Burnell and Danielle Huskisson as well as Mark Deans - will be using the meet at Rother Valley Country Park on Sunday 3 August as preparation for this summer's European Championships in Berlin.

While the GB swimmers will not be eligible for medals, there are record numbers of entries from the Masters community with 96 athletes set to swim in three waves from 15:00.

Among this year's entries are Southwold's Peter Gleed who was the fastest swimmer over 25 years old in last year's men's event in 38:56.9 and 80-year old Rotherham Metro swimmer Keith Godbehere, who clocked 1:06:32.3 in last year's event and is the oldest competitor in the field once again.

Camden Swiss Cottage swimmer Nuala Muir-Cochrane could be one to watch among the women's entries, having been the only swimmer over 40 to break 42 minutes in last year's event.

Spectator entry is free for the day which will also feature the British Gas ASA National Age Group Open Water Championships in the morning and the British Gas ASA National Youth Open Water Championships the following day.

Olympic open water medallist Cassandra Patten and Commonwealth gold medallist Ross Davenport will be providing commentary throughout the event.

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