Cameron sets two new records at British Masters

13 Jun 2015

Kirsten Cameron set two more European records on the second day of the British Masters and Senior Age Group Long-Course Championships 2015 in Manchester.

There were also European records for John Cunningham in the 45/49 Yrs 100m Butterfly, Sally Winter in the 55/59 Yrs 200m Freestyle and Spencer in the mixed 200m Freestyle 200+ Yrs Age Group.
There were also a further 27 British Records at the Manchester Aquatics Centre.
Leeds-based New Zealander Cameron had become the second fastest 800m Freestyle swimmer in the 40/44 Yrs category on the opening day.
The 42-year-old then returned hours later to set a new mark of 2:09.92 over four lengths, toppling her own record she set a year ago in Swansea by 0.84.
Winter followed suit in the 55/59 Yrs Age Group to lower Jacoba Bujis Boer’s standard from 2009 by 1.03 in 2:27.90.

Cameron then joined three East Leeds team-mates to set a new mark of 8:49.04 in the mixed 4x200m 120+ Yrs Freestyle, taking 8.5secs off the five-year record held by Otter Swimming Club.

Spencer took 4.30 off the European record set by Neva Stars-St.Petersburg in 2014, the quartet finishing in 9:39.59.
Cunningham flew to his mark in 26.09, slicing 0.14 off Italian Rico Rolli’s 2011 record.
It was not though a British record for the Limerick swimmer, that instead going to Daryl Mason in 26.80 while East Leeds swimmer David Emerson also set a new mark of 27.95 in the 50/54 Yrs.
David Warren has had a busy schedule so far in Manchester with a European record on the opening day.
The 44-year-old returned to the pool to lower his own British record in the 200m Freestyle 40/44 Yrs, overhauling Paul Allen on the second length to touch in 2:02.25 to take 0.42 off his own record from June 2013.
In the middle session he was again on record-breaking form, lowering his 2014 mark in the 200m Individual Medley to 2:15.77 before rounding off with victory in the 100m Freestyle in 55.09.
Audrey Cooper set her second British Record in less than 24 hours when she added the 200m Individual Medley mark to the eight-length record in the 60/64 Yrs category in 3:01.74.
Jane Asher also made an appearance, the 84-year-old finishing in 4:13.18, the 84-year-old also competing in the 100m Freestyle.
There was a British Record double for Lawrence Palmer in the 50m and 100m Breaststroke 18/24 Yrs, the Putteridge swimmer touching in 28.17 and 1:02.44 respectively.
In the same event 75-year-old Keith Ingram set a new mark of 42.47 in the 75/79 Yrs.
Masai Zebe-Chaka became the first man under the 28-second mark in the 35/39 Yrs 50m Backstroke, the Plymouth Leander swimmer touching in 27.96.
Michelle Ware produced a 1:01.05 for a new national mark in the 100m Freestyle in he 40/44 Yrs Age Group, Ali Phesse following suit with 1:03.10 in the 45/49 Yrs category.
Gregory Bird had a fruitful day, the 26-year-old heading the 200m Freestyle, 50m Butterfly and 100m Freestyle in the 25/29 Age Group 72+ as well as claiming silver with Totnes in the 4x50m Freestyle.