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Guy and Proud finish World Cup with two medals in Hong Kong

James Guy and Ben Proud both won two medals in Hong Kong to bring the curtain down on their FINA World Cup 2016 campaigns.

The English swimmers have been regulars on the World Cup tour over the past three months.

Millfield swimmer Guy’s brace in Hong Kong took his overall tally to 13, including four golds.

Meanwhile, Plymouth Leander’s Proud has won 11 medals from seven of the nine legs.

Guy’s medals at the final leg came over 200m and 400m Freestyle.

The double Olympic medallist clocked 3:42.89 for bronze in the 400m Free on day one.

He was just 0.02 seconds shy of adding gold over 200m Free as he touched in 1:44.59. Belgium’s Olympic 100m Freestyle silver medallist Pieter Timmers ultimately took the touch in 1:44.57.

Proud lands spring silver and bronze

Proud also came away with silver and bronze from Hong Kong.

The 22-year old scooped bronze in the 50m Fly, touching in 22.98 behind South African pair Chad Le Clos (22.31) and Roland Schoeman (22.79).

Proud was closer to top spot over 50m Free. He finished in 21.33 as Russia’s Vlad Morozov claimed gold on 21.16.

City of Derby’s Sarah Vasey was also in action in Hong Kong. She reached the final of the 50m Breaststroke, finishing fifth in 30.52.

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