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Swimming - 18. June 2007.


The women's 400m freestyle event saw two British records broken. In the 35-39 age group Deborah Magary from Blackpool took her record in a time of 4:39.89.

"That was just amazing," she said. "I was really not expecting that at all. I am really pleased. I claimed the record in the 200m freestyle yesterday so it has been a great weekend."

Trafford swimmer Jill Jones claimed the second record in the 400m freestyle in a time of 5:13.39. Swimming in the 50-54 age group, Jones also claimed a British record in the 100m butterfly finishing with a time of 1:14.24 seconds. She had a successful weekend with two European and three British records under her belt.

"It has been a fantastic weekend for me," she said. "Today was another great performance and I am so pleased with all of my records. Obviously yesterday was a highlight for me but to have continued my success into today was great."

World record holder Amanda Heath showed strong form again in the 50-54 age group in the 400m individual medley. Finishing her heat in a time of 6:04.64 seconds to take her third British record.

"This weekend has just been great," said Heath. "I am so pleased with my record, obviously my World record has been my highlight but I have performed well today too."

Spencer Swim Team finished the competition on a high with a new European and British record claimed by the women in the 200m freestyle team event in the over 200 age group.

There was one World, one European and ten British records claimed in Manchester on the final day of competition.

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