30th July 2015
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Strachan through to Commonwealth Games final

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Andrea Strachan smiles after qualifying for the semi-final of the 50m breaststroke. Photo: Kevin Jones

Andrea Strachan smiles after qualifying for the semi-final of the 50m breaststroke. Photo: Kevin Jones

Lerwick swimmer Andrea Strachan has qualified for the final of the 50 metres breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Strachan, 21, finished the semi-final finished fourth in the semi-final and qualified with a time of 31.52s, slightly quicker than her swim in the first qualification round.

She will join fellow Scots Corrie Scott (30.79s) and Kathryn Johnstone (31.12s) in the final.

Jamaican Alia Atkinson was first home in Strachan’s semi-final and was the quickest of the qualifiers (30.17s)

The final will be held in the Tollcross Swimming Centre shortly after 7.10pm on Friday.

Andrea Strachan in Commonwealth Games action. Photo: Kevin Jones

Andrea Strachan in Commonwealth Games action. Photo: Kevin Jones

About Adam Guest

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2 comments

  1. BFBS Brunei

    Best of luck Andrea for the 50m Breaststroke Final. Cheering you on from afar in Brunei! #support a2ndteaminitiative

    Reply
  2. Sandy McMillan

    All the best to Andrea Stachan in the final of the Commonwealth games Swimming

    Reply

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