The young British Marathon swimmers competing at the European Junior Championships have returned home with a bronze medal.
The bronze came in the 14-16 years relay and featured Hector Pardoe, Millie Sansome, Ioan Evans and KT4YS recipient Maisie McCartney.
The athletes swam a tough race and finished just behind Russia (gold) and Hungary (silver).
The swimmers backed up the relay performance at the World Junior Championships with their position on the podium in Marseille.
The British team comprises:
– George Barber – Grimsby Aquatics
– Tiegan Child – Beckenham
– Georgia Darwent – Newcastle Swim Team
– Ioan Evans – City of Cardiff
– Rose Foden – Northampton
– Phoebe Griffiths – Ellesmere College
– Max Jelfs – Hatfield
– Maisie Macartney – Thanet
– Hector Pardoe – Ellesmere College
– Gordon Mason – Ellesmere College
– Thomas Millburn – Cockermouth
– Emilia Sansome – Wycombe District
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