Sunday, April 30, 2017

Silver for Mullen on Final Day in Sheffield

Paralympic Silver medallist, Andrew Mullen (S5, City of Glasgow Swim Team) had to be satisfied with silver again for the MC 50m backstroke World Series Final on the last day of racing at the British Para Swimming International Meet in Sheffield. Mullen’s time of 38.04 (775 points) was just 0.1 off his time in Rio, which won him the silver medal for the event.

Gold went to Czech Republic’s Arnost Petracek (S4) in a world record time of 42.22 and a total of 1035 points.

In other World Series Finals, Toni Shaw (S9, University of Aberdeen Performance) again showed her form, finishing 5th in the MC 400m freestyle event, with a time of 4:59.51 (683 points). Abby Kane (S13, Ren 96) was 12th in 5:03.65 (624 points), while Beth Johnston (S10, BEST) and Cara Smyth (S10, InCAS) finished 19th and 21st respectively with times of 5:25.18 (572 points) and 5:31.27 (541 points).

In the Men’s MC 400m freestyle event, Oliver Carter (S10, Carnegie) finished 10th in 4:35.09 (645 points).

In the MC 200m freestyle World Series finals, Conner Morrison (S14, University of Aberdeen Performance) finished 9th overall in 2:06.35, with Scott Quin (S14, Warrender Baths) and Jack Milne (S14, Dundee City Aquatics) finishing 14th and 22nd respectively in 2:08.35 (743 points) and 2:12.69 (672 points).

Reagan Doig (S14, Stirling Swimming) was 7th overall in the Women’s MC 200m freestyle  posting a time of 2:23.16 for 620 points).

Full results can be found here