Halsall & Co Sharpening For The Summer Season

Fran Halsall (GBR) streamlining to summer {Photo: Arena]

On the back of a 25.97 world top 5 butterfly dash on Friday evening, Francesca Halsall, of Loughborough University, took the 100m freestyle in 54.23 at the East District Open, Scottish Grand Prix, at Edinburgh’s Royal Commonwealth Pool this evening as some of Britain’s best warmed up for world-title trials at the end of the month [Photo: courtesy of Arena]

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On the back of a 25.97 world top 5 butterfly dash on Friday evening, Francesca Halsall, of Loughborough University, took the 100m freestyle in 54.23 at the East District Open, Scottish Grand Prix, at Edinburgh’s Royal Commonwealth Pool this evening as some of Britain’s best warmed up for world-title trials at the end of the month [Photo: courtesy of Arena]

Comments

Bill Bell

Franny’s 25.97 50 fly = pr.NR, breaking her old standard of 26.31from Sveen Hillls meet in Rome five years ago.

Bill Bell

Franny’s 25.97 50 fly =r/NR.

Old record: 26.31 by her from Seven Hills meet in Rome (June ’08).

Next-best British 50 flyer: Ellen Gandy (26.64) from last January’s (’12) Victoria State Championships then 26.68 by Gemma Lowe.

aswimfan

Ellen Gandy is no longer a brit. She’s Australian now.

Craig Lord

Fran holds the British record at 25.86 from the Rome Seven Hills meet in 2011.

Craig Lord

Ellen will become an Aussie in swimming from next year; under FINA rules, all her times until then will be registered as country code GBR

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