European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships
The first race to take place at the European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Zagreb, was the 7.5km.
A total of 38 swimmers competed in the men’s race, with Toby Robinson (Royal Wolverhampton) finishing in 9th place, and other Brits Archie Mitchell (City of Sheffield) and Thomas Nelson (Wirral Metro) finishing in 13th and 24th respectively. In the women’s 7.5km Alice Dearing (Royal Wolverhampton) completed the course in 8th with Philippa Shuttleworth (Hatfield) in 13th place.
On the second day of the championships,15-year-old Sophie Evans (City of Swansea Aquatics) won silver in the women’s youth 5km race, while Holly Hibbott (Southport) just missed out on a medal coming in fourth. The third Brit racing was Ellensmere Titans’ Harriet Rothwell who finished in 16th place.
Tom Millburn (Cockermouth) and Ashley Hogg (Winsford) both competed in the men’s youth 5km, finishing 12th and 18th respectively.