Wigan BEST Swimmers Make British Finals

Wigan BEST swimmers produce personal best times as they powered their way to the final’s at the 2018 Summer British Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Competing in the 17/18 years age group Harley Beentjes raced in 5 events making 4 final’s. In the 1500 freestyle came home in an excellent 16:09.23 a 3 second best time finishing 7th, in the 800m event a 10 second drop in his best gave a very creditable 8:24.17. On the final day Harley competed in the men’s 200m freestyle taking 10th place.

15 year-old Jennifer Green competing in her first Summer British Championships swam a superb heat producing a  lifetime best of 2:40.23 in the 200m Breaststroke and qualifying in lane 3 for the final, were Jennifer finished in 8th place.