Abbie has continues her success in the pool in her latest meet Scottish Gas National Short Course Championships held in Edinburgh. Abbie competed in 7 events achieving 5 new PB, 2 medals and a NEW British Record.
The meet started with Abbie taking on the 200m IM where she finished 7th in a time of 2:17.25, progressing into the ‘A’ final later in the day. In the final saw Abbie narrowly miss out on a medal finishing 4th in a new PB time of 2:14.44. Abbies second event of the meet saw her in the 200m Butterfly finishing 13th overall in a time of 2:17.56, just missing out on a PB. Later in the day saw Abbie team with fellow swimmers of DX to compete in the 200m Medley relay which saw them pick up the Bronze medal.
Day two of the championships saw Abbie have two short distance events. The first event of the day saw her compete in the 100m Butterfly, this saw her finish 11th in a time of 1:02.19 and progressing into the ‘B final. The final saw Abbie finish first in an overall place of 9th with a new PB time of 1:01.00. Abbies second event was the 100m IM where she finished 16th in a time of 1:04.97 also progressing into the ‘B’ final. As day two was near an end, Abbie just had the 100m IM ‘B’ final, this also saw a new PB for Abbie with a time of 1:04.09 finishing 5th in the final but 13th overall.
Day three, the final day, again saw Abbie in just two events. The first event saw Abbie compete in the 400m IM, this saw Abbie beat the reigning European and Commonwealth champion, Hannah Miley heading into the ‘A’ final with a time of 4:42.29. The final saw Miley and Abbie go against each other again, this time with Miley winning and Abbie finishing in 2nd place for the Silver medal. Again a new PB made in a time of 4:38.56 and set a new British record. Abbies final event of the meet saw her in the 200m Breaststroke event finishing in a new PB time of 2:29.48 and in 5th heading into the ‘A’ final later that day. The final saw Abbie finish 8th in a time of 3:31.90.
Congratulation on your Success!