Record Medal Haul for Dolphin at European Masters
Event: European Masters Championships 2007 (50m)
Venue: Kranj, Slovenia
Date: 28th August – 2nd September 2007
Swindon Dolphin signed off the European Masters Championships 2007 in Kranj, with thirteen gold, a silver & three bronze medals, and two European Masters records.
The final day saw Chris Jones win the 200m breaststroke in the 25-30 year age group to bring his total of individual gold medals to five. Nigel Masters (35-39 years) and Steve Cryer (40-44 years) took bronze medals in the same event.
Jon Audis captured his third individual title of the championship by winning the 100m backstroke in the 25-29 age group in 1.00.28.
Andi Manley took bronze in the 50m freestyle in his age group.
Dolphin rounded off a successful championship in style by retaining their 2005 European 4 X 50m medley relay title with Audis (bk), Jones (brs), Cryer (fly) and Manley (free) taking gold in a time of 1.47.62 in the 120-159 year group.
Jon Audis: – Gold – 50m, 100m, 200m backstroke; Silver – 200m IM (25-29 years) Steve Cryer: – Bronze – 200m breaststroke (40-44 years) strong>Chris Jones: – Gold – 50m ER, 100m ER, 200m breaststroke, 200m IM, 100m freestyle (25-29 years) Andi Manley: – Gold – 100m, 200m freestyle, 100m fly; Bronze – 50m freestyle (30-34 years)
Nigel Masters: – Bronze – 200m breaststroke (35-39 years)
Relays: – Gold – 4x50m freestyle relay (100-119 years) and 4x50m medley relay (120-159 years)
Source: Swindon Dolphin Press Team