Leander youngster Fannon wins breaststroke gold on opening day of Swim England National Meet
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Leander youngster Fannon wins breaststroke gold on opening day of Swim England National Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander and Mount Kelly were among the medals on the opening day of the Swim England National Meet in Sheffield. Leander’s Ben Fannon claimed gold in the 16 year-old boys’ 100m breaststroke. He clocked 1:07.55 minutes on his way to the title. In the same final, his Leander team-mate Joseph Thompson just missed out … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP:  Holland and Smart make their mark as Sumner reaches Inter-Counties final
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Holland and Smart make their mark as Sumner reaches Inter-Counties final

TAVISTOCK’S Adam Holland enjoyed another highly successful weekend. As well as winning the Cornwood 10k in a new course record time on Saturday night, Holland also won Sunday’s Something Wild Marathon and came second in the Something Wild 10k the day before. Holland won the off-road tough marathon on Dartmoor, which starts at Huccaby Farm … Continue reading

Stephens and Leander end British Summer Swimming Champs on a high
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Stephens and Leander end British Summer Swimming Champs on a high

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens ended a highly-successful British Summer Swimming Championships with another gold medal in Sheffield. The Great Britain international added a sixth medal and third title of the championships by winning the women’s 100m butterfly final on the final day of the competition. Stephens clocked 59.36 seconds to take victory ahead of Edinburgh’s … Continue reading

Dixon just misses out on second medal at World Junior Championships
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Dixon just misses out on second medal at World Junior Championships

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon narrowly missed out on claiming a second medal at the World Junior Diving Championships in Kiev. Dixon and his Great Britain partner Noah Williams had won silver in platform synchro event on Saturday evening. They both then went for individual glory the following day. Dixon qualified for the final in second place … Continue reading

GALLERY: Holland edges out Cole to claim victory in Cornwood 10k
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GALLERY: Holland edges out Cole to claim victory in Cornwood 10k

ADAM HOLLAND produced a storming run to win the Cornwood 10k in a course record time on Saturday evening. Holland, who had finished second last year, managed to hold off the challenge of his team-mate on the night, Jim Cole, who was the course record holder. Ultra specialist Holland, who had never beaten Cole before, … Continue reading

Another gold for Osrin on a successful night in the pool for Plymouth Leander
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Another gold for Osrin on a successful night in the pool for Plymouth Leander

PLYMOUTH Leander enjoyed a good penultimate night at the British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield. The city club picked up four individual medals, with Honey Osrin again leading the way. Osrin claimed up her third gold medal of the championships with victory in the 15 year-old girls’ 200m IM. Osrin, who had already triumphed in … Continue reading

Dixon and Williams claim world silver medal for Great Britain in Kiev
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Dixon and Williams claim world silver medal for Great Britain in Kiev

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon and his Great Britain diving partner Noah Williams held their nerve to win an impressive silver medal in the platform synchro event at the World Junior Diving Championships in Kiev on Saturday. The British pair went into their final dive knowing they needed to score at least 70 points from their back … Continue reading