Aquatics

Plymouth Leander’s Sam Dailley claims another gold medal in Sheffield

imagesPLYMOUTH Leander’s Sam Dailley won a second individual gold medal in the space of two days at British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Having triumphed in the 100m butterfly event on the opening day of the competition, Dailley claimed victory in the 13/14 year-olds 200m freestyle.

Dailley, who also won a relay bronze on the first night, clocked 1:58.01 for the four-length race, with his team-mate Oscar Brain taking silver in 1:59.56.

Brain, however, did triumph in the same age group’s 200m backstroke final. He finished in a time of 2:09.29, with Leander’s Charlie Boden taking second in 2:11.81.

Mount Kelly’s Oliver Taverner won the 13/14 year-olds 50m breaststroke title in 31.26, while Leander’s Great Britain international Laura Stephens winning bronze in the 16-year-olds 100m butterfly in 1:01.41.

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