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Simmonds takes gold in Monaco

7 June 2014

Lizzie Simmonds has won gold in the 200m Backstroke on the first day of the Monaco Mare Nostrum in Monte Carlo.

The British Gas National Centre Bath swimmer touched in at 2:10.17 to finish ahead of Ukraine’s Daryna Zevina in 2:10.79 and Germany’s Sonnelle Özturk in 2:12.36.

To see all the results from Monaco click here In the men’s 200m Breaststroke, Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson touched in at 2:12.34 to win silver. Germany’s Marco Koch took gold (2:08.43) and Japan’s Yasuhiro Koseki took bronze (2:12.78).

Jemma Lowe swam a season’s best to finish second in the 100m Butterfly. The British Gas National Centre Bath swimmer touched in at 58.13 with Jeanette Ottesen (Denmark) taking gold in 57.46 and Liliana Szilagyi (Hungary) finishing third in 59.04.

In the 400m Medley Garioch’s Hannah Miley finished just outside her season’s best to take silver in 4:35.70. Katinka Hosszu from Hungary took gold with 4:33.80 while Kamiko Simizu from Japan took bronze with 4:38.53.

In the 100m Backstroke Chris Walker-Hebborn  (British Gas National Centre Bath) finished third with 54.61 behind Japan’s Ryosuke Irie (53.08) and Junya Koga (54.25).

Elsewhere, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor (British Gas National Centre Bath) clocked 1:58.58 in the 200m Freestyle to take fifth, and was just outside her season’s best with 58.88 to win the 100m Butterfly B final.  

British athletes competing at the 2014 Monaco Mare Nostrum:

  • Sophie Allen
  • Ryan Archibald
  • Craig Benson
  • Sean Campsie
  • Jessica Christie
  • Jamie Graham
  • Camilla Hattersley
  • Lucy Hope
  • Michael Jamieson
  • Calum Jarvis
  • Christopher Kerr
  • Rory Lamont
  • Daniel Lim
  • Jemma Lowe
  • Rachel Masson
  • Requel Matos
  • Amelia Maughan
  • Andrew McGovern
  • Craig McNally
  • Hannah Miley
  • Stephen Milne
  • Jack Ness
  • Siobhan-Marie O’Connor
  • Rachael O’Donnell
  • Robbie Renwick
  • Joe Roebuck
  • Elizabeth Simmonds
  • Mark Tully
  • Chris Walker-Hebborn
  • Simran Wilks
  • Andrew Willis
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