Swimming: Hickman sets new records
Thursday 22 January 1998
The 21-year-old from Stockport, who failed to claim an individual medal in the long-course event in Perth, recorded 1min 54.30sec to win the men's 200 metres butterfly and shave 0.7sec off his previous short-course best.
Hickman finished second in the 100m individual medley, setting a new national and Commonwealth record of 54.60sec.
Elsewhere, Mark Foster finished behind the Australians Geoff Huegill and Michael Klim in the 50m butterfly, while Karen Pickering and Susan Rolph secured bronze medals in the 200m freestyle and 200m medley respectively.
Paul Palmer - Britain's only individual medallist in Perth - Ian Wilson and James Salter finished fifth, sixth and seventh respectively in the 400m freestyle.
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