Bronze for Simmonds in Tokyo
10 November 2013
Lizzie Simmonds continued her medal run into the second day of racing at the Tokyo leg of the FINA World Cup with bronze in the 100m Backstroke.
The British Gas ITC Bath swimmer won two silvers on the opening day and sealed the trio of medals with a time of 57.20 to finish just behind Emily Seebohm (57.09) and Daryna Zevina (56.87).
Her club mate Sophie Allen just missed the podium in the 50m Breaststroke and the 200m Breaststroke with two fourth places. In her sprint race she finished in 30:35 and lowered the English record in the 200m with a time of 2:22.65.
Francesca Halsall took fourth place in the 50m Butterfly in 25.59 and fifth in the 100m Freestyle after touching in 52.64.
Garioch swimmer Hannah Miley finished in fifth and sixth place in the 400m Individual Medley and the 400m Freestyle respectively. In her Individual Medley she clocked 4:29.94 and in the Freestyle she secured 4:06.06.
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor took fifth place in the 100m Individual Medley with a time of 59.18 and Roberto Pavoni finished fifth in the 1500m Freestyle with a time of 14:57.69.