Isle of Man News - POSTED Sun 27-07-2014

Swimmers bow out in semis

by Manx Radio

Swimmers bow out in semis There were great efforts in the swimming at the Commonwealth Games as Grant Halsall and Laura Kinley set new Island records to reach the semi-finals.
Halsall swam a time of 54 seconds in qualifying to set a new record in the 100 metres butterfly to finish 13th fastest overall.
He then claimed seventh in his semi-final heat in a time of 54.15.
Meanwhile, Kinley set a time of one minute, 10.90 seconds in the 100 metres breaststroke to seal the final semi-final spot.
In her semi-final, Kinley produced another good showing finishing eighth in 1.10.99.
Earlier on the track, athlete Harriet Pryke finished sixth in her heat (heat four) of the 400 metres in a time of 56.15 seconds at Hampden Park.

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