Tireless Randall continues career-best Worlds performance
24 July 2013
Jenna Randall continued her impressive 2013 World Championship campaign with an eighth-place finish in the Solo Free final on day five in Barcelona.
Competing in her seventh routine in five days, the British synchronised swimmer scored 87.590 to retain her ranking from the 2011 Worlds in Shanghai.
She performed her ‘mermaid’ routine to Mermaid Motel by Lana Del Rey and impressed the judges with her control and power throughout a seductive, two-minute performance.
"I just tried to give everything out there and I think I did," - Jenna RandallRandall, who has been working with world renowned coach Masayo Imura for the past two months, showcased her height and precision in a range of complex figures to improve on her ninth-place finish in the Solo Tech routine on the opening day in Barcelona.
The Brit secured a career-best eighth with partner Olivia Federici in the Duet Tech earlier in the meet and after equalling her best ranking in the Solo Free, Randall insisted she couldn’t have given any more on the day.
“I thought it went really well for the final. I just tried to give everything out there and I think I did,” Randall said. “Both my coaches Biz and Masayo are really happy so I’m really pleased.
World Aquatics Championships 2013 Day Five
"I just made sure that I went for it and had nothing left in the tank and now my legs really hurt but Masayo and Biz were very happy with my performance and I got hugs so that’s great.”