Talent Team claim 12 medals in Marseille

Putteridge Swimming Club swimmer Lawrence Palmer added two other medals to the tally as he triumphed in the 50m Breaststroke in 27.88 and finished third in the 100m Breaststroke in 1:02.08.

Fifteen members of Swim England’s Talent Team enjoyed considerable success at the recent Mediterranean Open in France.

They claimed a total of 12 medals between them after reaching 27 finals in the event held in Marseille.

The 27-strong squad, which was selected from English rankings and includes only the highest ranked athletes in their age groups this year, are all part of phase 3 of the talent programme for young swimmers.