Sam goes under sixty.
Head coach Sam fulfilled his ambition to go under a minute for 100m freestyle when he competed at the English National Master Championship in Sheffield. Although he came seventeenth he touched the pad in 59.66 over 100m freestyle. After the race the veteran swimmer said:-
“I was very pleased to go under 60 seconds which I hadn’t done for many years.”
Ironically he was better placed In the 200 freestyle in 2:11.48 finishing seventh. but by far his best swim, according to Sam, was the 400m freestyle placing when he was just outside a bronze medal with 4.46.32 – four seconds faster than his time in Scotland.