Carry impresses on day two of Scottish Champs
24 Jun 2010
The second day of the British Gas Scottish National Championships saw some great performances in the Tollcross Pool as swimmers competed for medals and Commonwealth Games qualifying times.
David Carry (British Gas ITC Stockport) claimed his second gold of the Championships as he contested the Men’s 200m Freestyle. The highly competitive race saw Carry to hold off Jak Scott (British Gas ITC Stirling) and Andy Hunter (British Gas ITC Stirling) as he touched in 1:48.50. Hunter took silver in 1:49.40 with Scott claiming bronze in a time of 1:49.56.
Speaking after the race, David Carry said, "It's all going well, two finals and two gold medals, I'm delighted. It's amazing to race at the Scottish National Championships and to come away with some medals; the standard is incredible.
“It's getting tougher every year, but that's what we need. We have three guys vying for the top spot which is not only great for us as individuals, but is also good for the relay.”
On the women’s side Louise Pate (Edinburgh University) took top spot in the 50m Butterfly with a time of 27.56. The 21-year-old held off competition from Stockport’s Lucy Worrall who finished second in 27.83 and Nova Centurion’s Jess Sylvester who took bronze with a time of 28.04.
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