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Reading rise for double Tech Duet glory

Reading Royals dominated to win gold and silver in the Technical Duet at the 2019 Swim England National Synchronised Swimming Junior and Senior Championships.

All three pairs on the podium are members of the Great Britain squad, with Abigail Taylor and Victoria Usher teaming up for Reading to claim the senior title with a total of 68.5301.

That was just enough to see off their teammates Isobel Blinkhorn and Cerys Larsen, who finished with 67.9914 to seal the junior national title and senior silver medal.

City of Leeds duet Millie Costello and Daisy Rushton โ€“ silver medallists in this competition last year โ€“ picked up the bronze medal with 66.6032 points.

Tech Duet Results

1Taylor & Usher (Reading Royals)068.530168.5301
2Blinkhorn & Larsen (Reading Royals)067.991467.9914
3Costello & Rushton (City of Leeds)066.603266.6032
4Sledge & Hughes (City of Bristol)066.025866.0258
5Basinger & Gunn (Reading Royals)064.926964.9269
6Davies & Burton (City of Leeds)064.468864.4688
7Parker & Rollings (London Region)064.331264.3312
8Meyer & Howard (Preston Aquatics)060.484960.4849
9Walker & Ribeiro Da Cunha (Rugby)059.312959.3129
10Cornes & Smith (City of Birmingham)059.184959.1849
11Turberville & Muir (Witney and District)059.130159.1301
12Reynolds & Saly (London Region)058.526958.5269
13Crabtree & Cooper (City of Leeds)057.010857.0108
14McEwan & Steven (Clydebank)055.458155.4581

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