Jones is National 50m Breaststroke Champion

Location: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield

Events: ASA Swim 21 National Youth and ASA National Championships 2007 (50m)

Date: 27 July – 01 Aug


Chris Jones – National Champion

Chris Jones won the final of the men’s 50m breaststroke this afternoon on the last day of the ASA National Championships in a Scottish & Wiltshire record time of 28.69. He took the gold medal ahead of Kristopher Gilchrist and Ross Clark to become the National Champion.

Final Mens Open 50m Breaststroke Result


Place

Name

AaD

Club

Time

GB Pts

1.

Christopher JONES

25

Swindon Dolp

28.69

905

2.

Kristopher GILCHRIST

23

Co Edinburgh

28.84

894

3.

Ross CLARK

20

Dun City Aqu

28.85

893

4.

David BARTLETT

23

Bath Univ

29.20

868

5.

Craig ELLIOT

20

Loughboro Un

29.23

865

6.

Daniel SLIWINSKI

17

Gallica SC

29.38

855

7.

Christopher FOX

17

Wolv’hampton

29.42

852

8.

Matthew SHEAD

18

Millfield

29.53

844

9.

Max PARTRIDGE

17

Co Sheffield

29.86

821

10.

Alan HESKINS

22

Loughboro Un

30.09

805

The penultimate day of competition saw Jones in the pool for a very competitive men’s open 50m freestyle competition in which he was joined by Ben Matthews and Mark Tanner. The trio finished forty second, eighty second and ninety second respectively.

Meanwhile in the ASA Swim 21 National Youth Championships yesterday Elizabeth Beckett added another top ten finish in the 200m breaststroke for 14 year old girls to her 100m feat on day one.

In the 14/15 year old girls’ competition Tilly Gray achieved a top twenty finish in the 200m with a time of 2.27.46.

Mel Agius was thirty sixth in the 400m freestyle today.