Kidderminster's Amy Smith claims Commonwealth silver

First published in Sportsview

KIDDERMINSTER swimmer Amy Smith claimed silver medal joy at the Commonwealth Games.

The Wyre Forest Swimming Club member, 27, took second place in the 4x100m freestyle relay along with team mates Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, Fran Halsall and Becki Turner.

The quartet were 4.74 seconds adrift of the Australian gold medalist, who smashed the world record.

Their time of 3:30:98 was almost three-quarters of a second faster than the previous mark.

Yesterday's contest in Glasgow saw Canada take bronze with Scotland fifth ahead of Wales, with Northern Ireland finishing eighth.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree