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).

James' Plymouth College-based coach Jon Rudd said: "It was an outstanding swim."

Plymouth University student James is a former Devonport High School for Boys pupil and finished sixth in the 50m butterfly final in Delhi earlier this week.

His favourite event is the 100m fly. James competed for Great Britain at the recent European Championships in Budapest.

Silver star: Antony James (image courtesy and copyright pinnacle uk)

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