PLYMOUTH'S JAMES FLYS TO WORLD FINALS

plymouth leander's antony james, courtesy and copyright pinnacle photo agency ukDevon’s Commonwealth Games silver medallist Antony James clocked a season’s best time in the British Gas ASA National Championships men’s 100m Butterfly final to dip under the time needed to qualify for next month's 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai.

 

The Plymouth Leander swimmer led from gun to wall, ultimately touching in a season’s best 52.13 at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield.

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DEVON SWIMMERS TEAM UP FOR ENGLAND BRONZE

Exeter's double Commwealth Games backstroke gold medallist Liam Tancock and Plymouth Leander's butterfly silver medallist Antony James teamed up for England to win bronze medals in the men's 4x 100m medley relay at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Tancock put England ahead after the first 100 in 53.66 and James kept England in the hunt for silver in the third leg but England (3.36.31)  just missed out with South Africa claiming silver in 3.36.12.

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FLY GUY JAMES WINS SILVER MEDAL

commonwealth silver medallist antony james (plymouth leander) image courtesy and copyright pinnacle photo agency ukPlymouth Leander swim star Antony James has won a silver medal for England at the XIX Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

The 20-year-old Plymothian touched home in 52.50 along with Ryan John Pini (Papua New Guinea) in the men's 100m butterfly final behind gold medal winner Geoff Huegill (Australia).

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LIAM TANOCK celebrates golden Games

South West swim star Liam Tanock made it another golden day for Team England in the Delhi pool by winning the XIX Commonwealth Games men's 100m backstroke in record time.

Tancock - from Exeter - saw off his final rivals with a superb swim to touch first in a new Commonwealth record 53.59 and add another Games gold medal to the one he raced to in the 50m backstroke.

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BECKERLEG HELPS ENGLAND REACH RELAY FINAL

plymouth leander swimming club logoPlymouth Leander swim star Steven Beckerleg helped Team England qualify for this afternoon's men's 4x200m freestyle relay at the XIX Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

England (7:22.61) qualified second fastest for this afternoon's final. Australia led the qualifiers in 7:22.47.

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