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.

The 21-year-old former Coombe Dean secondary and Gooswell Primary School student was really looking forward to today's competition.

Speaking exclusively to southwestsportsnews from India before the race, Beckerleg said: "It's always special being part of an England team - and now I am swimming for England in the Commonwealth Games! I can't wait to get in the pool and do well for the team."

Beckerleg - a keen Plymouth Argyle supporter - trains at Plymouth College pool, where he is coached by Jon Rudd.

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