SWIMMING: Grantham’s Leah toughs it out with the best at Manchester

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Grantham Swimming Club’s Leah Roughan won gold at the British Gas International meet at Manchester Aquatics Centre last week.

Leah recorded a personal best 2min 33.79sec to triumph with ease in the 16-and-under 200m breaststroke.

As a result of her victory, she was put into the Women’s Open 200m breaststroke final in which she performed admirably to finish finish overall in another PB of 2:33.27, not far behind experienced internationals such as Sophie Allen, Danielle Lowe and Katie Armitage.