What an end to 2017 for KT4YS recipient Annabel Guye-Johnson…
Annabel Guye-Johnson clinches 100m Breaststroke gold – 16 December 2017
Annabel Guye-Johnson won the women’s 100m Breaststroke final on day four of the Swim England National Winter Championships 2017.
The RTW Monson swimmer was just four hundredths of a second ahead of the field. The Swim England Talent Athlete of the Year touched in 1:09.59 to secure her first gold of the competition.
Guye-Johnson said: “It was a very tight one. The first 50 was just trying to get out in my first target time, which I managed to, and then just bring it home.
“Swimming in the outside lane takes the pressure off and means I can swim my own race.
“It was definitely interesting competing against the Canadians as well. It made it more fun.
“This season has been quite short as we got back quite late from the World Juniors, so it was always going to be a tough one but we managed to do what we wanted.”
Guye-Johnson wins England Talent Athlete of the Year – 11 November 2017
Guye-Johnson of RTW Monson won England Talent Athlete of the Year for Swimming. As part of the England Talent Phase 3 international camp she went to Marseille in France where she performed with distinction.
She then swam an incredible race in the 200m Breaststroke at the World Junior Championships. She claimed bronze in a new personal best time.
Guye-Johnson said: “It all started in April of this year really, when I was selected for the World Junior Championships in Indianapolis.
“I was entered into all three breaststroke events and came away with bronze in the 200m. It was a three second PB – I think because there was less pressure as it wasn’t my main event, I enjoyed it and came away with a medal.”
Annabel Guye-Johnson wins 200m Breaststroke bronze at World Juniors – 29 August 2017
Annabel Guye-Johnson won 200m Breaststroke bronze on the final day of the 2017 World Junior Championships in Indianapolis, USA. The RTW Monson swimmer took her PB down to 2:27.42 to touch third in a thrilling final.
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