York City Baths Club swimmer Mollie Garratt competed at both the British Summer Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre and the Swim England National Summer Championships at Ponds Forge over the past 2 weeks.
A busy schedule of races resulted in progression to four finals with Mollie improving her times in all four events from her morning round/heat swims to each final. Mollie also swam personal best times in the 50m and 100m Freestyle events the latter being the first time under the coveted 1 minute mark in a long course swimming pool.
Mollies full results can be found below:
British Summer Championships, Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow
- 100m Backstroke 4th 1:04.65
- 50m Backstroke 6th 0:30.71
- 200m Backstroke 12th 2:24.51
Swim England Summer Championships, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield
- 50m Freestyle 5th 0:27.65 Personal Best time
- 100m Freestyle in equal 5th 0:59.90 Personal Best time
Mollie is one of 24 local athletes from York who receive support from the GLL Sports Foundation. For more information on the GLL Sports Foundation please visit www.gllsportfoundation.org