Gandy enjoys success in Melbourne
15th January 2012
British Gas GBR swimmer Ellen Gandy secured her second gold medal of the Victoria State Championships in Melbourne when the World Championship silver medalist took the honours in the 100m Butterfly.
The 20-year-old Melbourne-based swimmer took the gold in 57.96 – just half a second off her personal best – to add to the gold she won in the 50m event the previous day.
Day two saw a further three medals for the British Gas GBR Swimming team to take their tally so far to nine.
Michael Jamieson and Andrew Willis (both British Gas ITC Bath) faced each other in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke and the former came out on top to take the silver medal in 1:01.39 with Willis fourth in 1:03.03.
Chris Walker-Hebborn (British Gas ITC Bath) took the bronze medal in the Men’s 200m Backstroke in an early season time of 2:01.67 while Roberto Pavoni also grabbed bronze in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley in 2:05.46.