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Lloyd and Hampson win national Duet Tech title

City of Bristol continued their golden start to the Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Championships as Daniella Lloyd and Greta Hampson landed the Duet Tech title.

Hampson had already topped the podium in the opening event, impressing to win Tech Solo gold by seven points.

She and Lloyd won the Tech Duet crown by a similar margin, edging past the 70 mark to score 70.0634.

The result was made more impressive by the fact that the pair are a relatively new partnership, coming together for the first time to win 15-18 Years Duet gold at last year’s National Age Group Championships.

Both swimmers were part of the British team who finished sixth at March’s World Series event in France.

Rushton and Costello take silver for Leeds

City of Leeds’ Daisy Rushton and Millicent Costello were next best, narrowly finishing ahead of City of Birmingham’s Melanie Whitburn and Phoebe Bradley-Smith.

The Leeds pair scored 63.8505, handing Costello her second medal of the day to go with her Tech Solo bronze.

Whitburn and Bradley-Smith received 62.2430 for their routine to claim the third spot on the podium.

Tech Duet Results

1Daniella Lloyd & Greta Hampson
(City of Bristol)
2Daisy Rushton & Millicent Costello
(City of Leeds)
3Melanie Whitburn & Phoebe-Bradley-Smith
(City of Birmingham)
4Pyper Watkins & Sydney-Ann Jackson
(City of Birmingham)
5Chloe McLelland & Isobel Davies
(City of Leeds)

Hill and Barrington in Mixed Tech Duet

City of Leeds’ claimed their first title of the weekend as Connor Hill and Rosie Barrington competed in the Mixed Tech Duet.

Rosie Barrington and Connor Hill competing in the Mixed Duet Tech at the 2018 Nationals

Hill and Barrington are the first mixed pair to compete at the senior national stage in England, and scored 49.8673 for their tech routine.

Mixed Tech Duet Results

1Connor Hill & Rosie Barrington
(City of Leeds)