Alex Smith Wins Gold & Sets New British Record at European Masters Championships

Nick Gandy
04-Sep-2018

Congratulations to Alex Smith who today was crowned European Champion in the 50m freestyle at the European Masters Championships and set a new British Masters Record!

Alex, swimming in the highly competitive 25-29 yr category, beat his nearest rivals from Ukraine, Romania and Poland and stole the gold medal in a superb time of 23.37 sec winning by 0.05 seconds. Huge congratulations form all at Woking Swimming Club!

Fellow Woking Masters swimmers were also in action, with Thomas Bill  and Ross Arnfield placing 15th and 22nd also in the 50m freestyle. Ben Smith, swimming in the 30-35 age group, placed 21st in the 50m breaststroke in a time of 34.11sec. 

A relay swim and 50m fly for Ben still to be swum tomorrow!