Scottish swim stars in winning form at Edinburgh International

The first day of competition saw Ross Murdoch, Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott and Kathleen Dawson all win against tough international and UK competition.  Ross was out in the first event and claimed the 200 breaststroke title, Stephen held off a late challenge from Jay Lelliott to win the 1500 freestyle, Duncan claimed the 200 IM title and Kathleen won the 100 backstroke, ahead of Edinburgh University’s Lizzie Simmonds.

Edinburgh’s George Clough won both youth titles in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM.

On Saturday, Edinburgh University’s Lucy Hope won the open 200 m freestyle ahead of team mate Kathryn Greenslade and the Swiss swimmer Noemi Giradet.  LIzzie Simmonds and David Cumberlidge cemented a good night of swimming for the university team by winning the 50 m backstroke and freestyle skins events.

In another busy competition for Hannah Miley, she dominated the women’s open 400 IM  while testing herself over a wide variety of other strokes and distance.



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