Renshaw and Vasey win Luxembourg Euro Meet goldsJanuary 29, 2017
Molly Renshaw and Sarah Vasey won breaststroke golds on day two of the 2017 Luxembourg Euro Meet.
World short course champion Renshaw dominated the 200m Breaststroke while Vasey starred in the 50m Breast. Adam Peaty and Ben Proud also won gold medals as the English swimmers impressed in Luxembourg.
Renshaw led from gun to wall from lane four in the final, breaking the meet record by more than 1.5 seconds.
After turning on 1:10.75 at the half-way stage, she forged clear to touch in 2:25.32 – nearly three seconds clear of the field.
Vasey wins first gold of evening session
Vasey’s gold was in the first A final of the evening session. Having qualified fastest from the morning heats, the City of Derby swimmer matched her heat time with a 30.93 effort in the final.
Italy’s Martina Carraro was 0.16 seconds back in silver medal position while Siobhan-Marie O’Connor was fourth in 32.08.
Willmott secures third and fourth medals
Having reached the podium twice on the opening night, Aimee Willmott claimed another two medals on day two.
The 23-year old came home in 2:29.91 for bronze in the 200m Breaststroke to join English teammate Renshaw on the podium.
She also won silver over 200m Individual Medley, clocking 2:13.03 to finish behind Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu’s meet record 2:10.46.