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Collier Row swimmer Whiston breaks world records

PUBLISHED: 15:15 11 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:15 11 June 2019

Brock Whiston celebrating breaking a number of records (Pic: Elizabeth Whiston)

Brock Whiston celebrating breaking a number of records (Pic: Elizabeth Whiston)

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Collier Row swimmer Brock Whiston broke a world record at the British Para Swimming World Series multi-classification final in Berlin.

The 22-year-old, who competes in the SB8 and SM8 category, not only but broke the record once but a number of times during the competition.

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Whiston, who trains at the Becontree Heath Leisure Centre under the guidance of coach Stewart Nicklin, took part in the 100 metre breaststroke and broke the record in the heat with a time of 1.15.36.

The youngster then broke the record again in the final with a time of 1.14.41.

In the 50m breaststroke event she broke yet another record with a time of 34.12 to win the gold medal.

She will now be busy in training over the new few months to remain on top of her form for a home World Championships later this year at the London Aquatics Centre in Stratford.


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