Sport in short: Swimming

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TWO individual British records fell at the Optrex national winter championships in Sheffield yesterday with Fraser Walker, a 19-year-old Scot, winning the 200 metres medley in 2min 01.27sec and Martin Harris taking the 50m backstroke in 25.45sec.

OPTREX NATIONAL WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS (Sheffield; winners): Men: 100 metres freestyle: 1 M Foster (Barnet Copthall) 59.17sec. 50m backstroke: 1 M Harris (Borough of Waltham Forest) 25.45 (British record). 100m breaststroke: 1 J Parrack (City of Leeds) 1min 01.49sec. 200m medley: 1 F Walker (Warrender) 2:01.27 (British and Scottish record). 4x100m medley relay: 1 City of Birmingham 3:44.78 (British record). Women: 200m freestyle: 1 K Pickering (Ipswich) 2:00.04. 50m backstroke: 1 K Osher (Barnet Copthall) 29.56sec. 100m breaststroke: 1 L Rogers (City of Bristol) 1:10.15. 200m medley: 1 H Slatter (Warriors of Warrington) 2:16.04. 4x100m freestyle relay: 1 Nova Centurion 3:51.28.

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