Smith and McClatchey land medals in Kazan
16 July 2013
Lewis Smith and Caitlin McClatchey both grabbed bronze medals on the penultimate day of the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia.
Having won 200m Freestyle bronze 24 hours earlier, University of Edinburgh swimmer McClatchey carried her form in to the 400m Free, qualifying second fastest before touching third in the final.
Italy’s Martina De Memme (4:07.69) took gold ahead of Russia’s Elena Sokolova (4:08.51) with McClatchey clocking a season’s best 4:08.77 for bronze.
Minutes earlier, Warrender Baths’ Lewis Smith had become the second British swimmer to make the podium in Russia with bronze in the 400m Individual Medley.
Coming home behind USA’s Michael Weiss (4:12.00) and Japan’s Takeharu Fujimori (4:13.43), Smith clocked the fifth fastest time of his career to finish in 4:16.86.