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Victoria flies the flag for Blythe Barracudas

BLYTHE Barracuda Victoria Long, aged 12, was the youngest competitor to qualify for the recent British Gas International Swimming meet in Leeds.

BLYTHE Barracuda Victoria Long, aged 12, was the youngest competitor to qualify for the recent British Gas International Swimming meet in Leeds.

Representing City of Birmingham, Victoria qualified for the 50m and 200m backstroke at the event, which has been added to the Swimming calendar in response to the Olympic legacy.

Victoria said: “I had the most amazing experience and was truly inspired by being able to swim in the same competition as my heroes - Liam Tancock, Hannah Miley and Fran Halsall. It’s something I will remember for the rest of my life.”

 

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