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Sarah Vasey

Sarah Vasey.

Sarah is a 20-year-old swimmer from Allestree who is on British Swimming's Podium Potential Programme. She finished made her Great Britain debut at the Doha and Dubai World Cup events and finished second in the in the 100m breaststroke with a personal best time of 1:07.50 at the British Championships. At the British Summer Championships, she won the 50m breaststroke and came second in the 100m breaststroke and the 4x100 medley relay, alongside her fellow City of Derby teammates.

Sarah says: "I am currently ranked first in Britain for the 50m breaststroke and third for the 100m breaststroke. Last season, I just missed out on qualification for the Olympics after finishing second in the 100m breaststroke with a personal best time at the British Championships in April.

"My overriding goal for this season is to win the 100m breaststroke at the British Championships to gain qualification for the World Champs in the summer. This season I hope to break the British record on the 50m breaststroke after I just missed the British record by 0.06 in May.

"I have recently represented Great Britain at the third cluster of the World Cups in Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong as part of a three person team alongside two Olympians.

"It's always such an honour to represent Great Britain, I really enjoyed this competition as it's a great experience racing against swimmers from all over the world in new and challenging environments.

"I made finals in the 50m breaststroke and finished fifth in Singapore and Hong Kong, which I was very happy with considering you're competing against the best in the world."