Holly Hibbott’s Courage Of Hobbits Topples Jazz Carlin; Max Litchfield At The Double

Holly Hibbot - courtesy of British Swimming

It’s long been hard not to think of Middle Earth if you say Holly Hibbot’s name too fast – and now there’s good reason to associate her with the king of punching-beyond-weight courage shown by Tolkien’s titchy heroes: she just clocked 4:06 to beat Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin at the British Championships in Sheffield; Max Litchfield takes second medley gold in blanket finish over 200IM

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It’s long been hard not to think of Middle Earth if you say Holly Hibbot’s name too fast – and now there’s good reason to associate her with the king of punching-beyond-weight courage shown by Tolkien’s titchy heroes: she just clocked 4:06 to beat Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin at the British Championships in Sheffield; Max Litchfield takes second medley gold in blanket finish over 200IM

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