Record-breaking Nick Finch of CWSC wins silver at Commonwealth Youth Games

Leah Pullen

After setting a Youth Games record in 24.32 in the 50m Butterfly heats, Nick Finch was denied gold by 0.03 seconds in the final.

He finished second in a time of 24.46 behind Scotland’s Dean Fearn to win Team England’s first medal of the Games.

Finch said: “It feels amazing.

“It’s my first ever international meet so I came here to have fun and take it all in and I’m really happy.

“I was striving for gold but I know my mistake and I know what I’m going to do for the next one. 

“I’ve got to move onto the next one now but I’m really happy overall.”