Friday, April 18, 2014

Quin meets the qualifying standard for the IPC European Championships on day one of of the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow

'I am happy that I made the qualifying time, but I know I can swim faster mentally. In the next months to come I will review things with my coach and support team to improve on my performance leading into Eindhoven.' Scott Quin

Day one of the British Para-Swimming International Meet finished with Warrender's Scott Quin managing to meet the qualifying standard for the IPC European Championships in 1:09.50 in the SB 14. 'I am happy that I made the qualifying time, but I know I can swim faster mentally. In the next months to come I will review things with my coach and support team to improve on my performance leading into Eindhoven.' 

In the womens Youth Final MC 100m breaststroke Perth City's Reagan Doig came home in a time of 1:26.30, while Denting Dolphin's Erraid Davies finished in 1:28.48. Following confirmation of her IPC classification earlier in the morning, she is now eligible for nomination for Team Scotland in the SB9 100m breaststroke, after swimming inside the qualification time at the Scottish Gas National Championships earlier this month. 

North Ayrshire's Fraser Kane competed in both the 100m free and 100m breatstroke Youth Finals, coming home in 1:02.10 and 1:27.37. 

Carnegie's Stefan Hoggan came home in 1:01.45, narrowly missing out on the qualification time for Team Scotland.

James Clegg finished 1st in the 100m free GB final in 56.76, while his brother Stephen Clegg came home in 1:02.89, a new PB for him. In the same race Andrew Mullen improved on his morning swim by 1.4 seconds. He will be looking for IPC European qualifying times in his favoured events 50m back and 50m fly later this weekend.

You can browse the pictures from day one here

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