2021 BRITISH SWIMMING INVITATION MEET
Following up on her Scottish nationwide file within the girls’s 100m backstroke from earlier on this British Swimming Invitation Meet, Kathleen Dawson simply fired off the quickest 200m backstroke time of her profession.
Touching the wall in a time of two:09.44, 23-year-old Dawson shaved .18 off of her personal earlier nationwide normal of two:09.62 from means again in 2016. In doing so, tonight the College of Stirling star simply frog-hopped a number of swimmers to develop into Nice Britain’s fifth quickest performer ever.
Splits for Dawson’s 2:09.44 stunner tonight included 1:02.65/1:06.79 to high the sphere in the one mark underneath 2:10. Though, runner-up Cassie Wild was spectacular as effectively, posting a silver medal-worthy effort of two:10.93. That blasted away over 1 1/2 seconds from Wild’s earlier PB of two:13.62 from 2017.
Dawson now ranks because the twelfth quickest swimmer on the planet this season, with the British Swimming Championships on the horizon for subsequent month.
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You possibly can learn extra about Dawson’s earlier 200m backstroke file from this meet in Manchester right here.