Leander’s Stephens reaches 100m butterfly semis at World Junior Champs
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Leander’s Stephens reaches 100m butterfly semis at World Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens has reached the semi-finals of the women’s 100m butterfly event at the World Junior Swimming Championships in Singapore. Stephens clocked a time of 1:00.52 to finish 14th overall out of all the heats swims on Saturday morning. The Plymouth College pupil will be hoping to go faster in the semis and … Continue reading

European Games bronze medal for Plymouth Leander’s Laura Stephens
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European Games bronze medal for Plymouth Leander’s Laura Stephens

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens won a bronze medal in the 100m butterfly event at the European Games in Baku. The Plymouth College pupil clocked 1:00.54 to finish joint third with Greece’s Ilektra Lebl. Russia’s Polina Egorova won the race in 59.36 seconds, with Great Britain’s Amelia Clynes second in 1:00.12. Stephens, 16, said: “I’m overwhelmed. … Continue reading

Laura Stephens and Joe Hulme make European Games progress
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Laura Stephens and Joe Hulme make European Games progress

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmers Joe Hulme and Laura Stephens have both reach European Games semi-finals today. Hulme, who agonisingly missed out on a bronze medal in the 100m backstroke by just two hundredths of a second, qualified fourth fastest for the 200m event with a time of 2:01.11. Meanwhile, Stephens (pictured) qualified fourth fastest in the … Continue reading