Shortman closes gap on European rivals

6 Aug 2018

Kate Shortman has finished eighth in the solo technical routine final at Glasgow 2018.

The 16-year-old scored 82.7030 in her routine - a score she has only bettered this season at Junior level.

The Russians were again dominant in this event, with Svetlana Kolesnichenko taking the gold, Ukranian Yelyzaveta Yakhno in silver and Italian Linda Cerruti in bronze medal position.

Shortman has already has a busy year, completing her GSCEs and competing in the FINA World Series in Paris, the LEN European Junior Championships in Helsinki and FINA World Juniors in Budapest.