Leander’s Meilutyte sets fastest time of the year at Stockholm Open
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Leander’s Meilutyte sets fastest time of the year at Stockholm Open

PLYMOUTH’S Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte set the fastest 50m breaststroke time of the year on her way to victory at the Stockholm Open on Thursday. Meilutyte, world record holder at the event, clocked 30.13 seconds to beat impressive Swedish junior Sophie Hannsson, who went under 31 seconds for the first time, touching in 30.98. Plymouth’s … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving claim two gold medals on second day of British Elite Junior Champs
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Plymouth Diving claim two gold medals on second day of British Elite Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving enjoyed a successful second day at the British Elite Junior Championships at the Life Centre. The city club backed up Owen Weymouth and Alex Kostov’s synchro silver medal on Wednesday night, with more podium places on Thursday evening. Leading the way was Commonwealth Games star Victoria Vincent. The teenager won the girls’ B … Continue reading

Leander teenagers set new national records on opening day of Stockholm Meet
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Leander teenagers set new national records on opening day of Stockholm Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander teenagers Kregor Zirk and Felicity Passon both set national senior records on the first day of the Stockholm Open Meet. Estonian 16-year-old Zirk, a pupil at Plymouth College, finished an impressive sixth in the men’s 50m butterfly event with a time of 24.21 seconds. That was four hundredths of second inside the Estonian … Continue reading

Outdoor track and field season to get underway at Brickfields
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Outdoor track and field season to get underway at Brickfields

THE track and field season gets underway on Sunday when City of Plymouth Athletics Club host their annual Spring Warm-up Meet at Brickfields. The event is open to all ages, sexes and abilities from under-eights (panthers) to seniors. Wheelchair and ambulant athletes are also welcome. There is a full programme for all ages groups, with … Continue reading

Pullinger believes prop battle at Albion is bringing the best out of him
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Pullinger believes prop battle at Albion is bringing the best out of him

PLYMOUTH Albion prop Dan Pullinger believes he has improved this season, despite having spent a large part of the campaign on the replacements’ bench due to the form of Christian Judge and Ollie Dawe. Pullinger, still only 21, has made six starts, but has been on the bench 14 times. However, he believes the competition … Continue reading

Plymouth divers look for British titles in their own pool
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Plymouth divers look for British titles in their own pool

PLMOUTH Diving will be well represented when the British Elite Junior Championships gets underway at the Life Centre on Wednesday. Last year’s individual medallists Matthew Dixon, Shanice Lobb and Cody Powell-Tuckett will all be competing again at the 2016 championships. They are joined by fit-again Victoria Vincent, who won two gold medals earlier this month … Continue reading