England Win; Meilutyte Learns Lesson At World School Games

Coach Jon Rudd with the winning England team in Brasilia [Photo: PL]

England won the Swim Team Trophy at the World Schools Games in Brasilia after four days of racing that ended today. The squad got a boost from Lithuanian Olympic and World 100m breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte, representing England as a pupil at Plymouth College and its sister swim club Leander; she won three golds – and travelled a learning curve in Brazil (DQ for ending 200m race ‘submerged’… rule SW 7.6 open to interpretation)

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England won the Swim Team Trophy at the World Schools Games in Brasilia after four days of racing that ended today. The squad got a boost from Lithuanian Olympic and World 100m breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte, representing England as a pupil at Plymouth College and its sister swim club Leander; she won three golds – and travelled a learning curve in Brazil (DQ for ending 200m race ‘submerged’… rule SW 7.6 open to interpretation)

Comments

Linny

“…apparently there’s a rule saying that you can’t be submerged underwater on the finish in breaststroke.”

Which rule is that then?

Craig Lord

minds crossing… SW 7.6 … wording – in all its ‘clarity’ – added to copy

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