Bronze for swimmers in Marseille

7 Aug 2017

The young British Marathon swimmers competing at the European Junior Championships have returned home with a bronze medal. 

The bronze came in the 14-16 years relay and featured Hector Pardoe, Millie Sansome, Ioan Evans and Maisie McCartney. 

The athletes swam a tough race and finished just behind Russia (gold) and Hungary (silver).

The swimmers backed up the relay performance at the World Junior Championships with their position on the podium in Marseille. 

The British team comprises:
George Barber - Grimsby Aquatics   

Tiegan Child - Beckenham

Georgia Darwent – Newcastle Swim Team

Ioan Evans – City of Cardiff

Rose Foden - Northampton

Phoebe Griffiths – Ellesmere College

Max Jelfs - Hatfield

Maisie Macartney - Thanet    

Hector Pardoe - Ellesmere College

Gordon Mason – Ellesmere College  

Thomas Millburn - Cockermouth       

Emilia Sansome – Wycombe District