Aquasphere Powered Long Swim 2009 – Dorney Lake

Club member Claire Hayward was second junior and fourth female in the final leg of the series of Iron distance (3.8km) swims which began at South Cerney, then moved onto Box End and Bournemouth before the final at Dorney lake. After an overcast start the sun shone on the 130 athletes and Claire was 17th to finish in 52m 17s.

Claire Hayward
Claire Hayward
The series has seen some fantastic times and Dorney was no exception with winner James Gibson (44m 16s) narrowly beating Rob Bowles by 7s. It was close racing throughout the ladies race with winner Nicola Latty beating Nicola Baddeley (first female junior) into second place by less than 1 minute.

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