Patten wins Midmar 10km International 2010

Eight of Britain’s best open water swimmers took part in the Midmar 10km International as they competed in their second and final race in South Africa.

Podium places for Britain
Podium places for Britain
The women took a clean-sweep of the medals for the second time in two days as Olympic medallist Cassie Patten took gold in 2:06.05 closely followed by Sophie Casson in silver with a time of 2:07.01 and Keri-Anne Payne finishing in third in 2:10.29.

Britain also claimed fourth and with Katy Whitfield and Charlotte Woolliscroft finishing respectively.

On the men’s side World Championship swimmer Daniel Fogg took top honours in a time of 2:00.59 with European Junior medallist finishing in silver medal position in 2:01.09. David Carry came home in fifth place.