Tatiana Belonogoff (Guildford City) struck gold for Great Britain on the first day of the European Junior Swimming Championships.
The 16-year-old was victorious in a close 50m Breaststroke final in Helsinki, Finland, to top the podium.
Belonogoff clocked a time of 31.29 to touch home 0.07 seconds ahead of Germany’s Anna Elendt.
Tom Dean (Maidenhead) set a new European Junior Swimming Championships record as he won gold in the 200m Individual Medley in Finland.
His time of 1:59.17 saw him knock almost half a second off his personal best and was 2.25 seconds quicker than Russia’s Maksim Stupin, who took silver in 2:01.42.
The women’s 4x100m Medley team also set a championship record on their way to gold.
Kevin Brookes (Wycombe District) and Dan Cross (Thanet) were also selected to attend this event as coaches. The other South East Swimmer Selected for this event was Daisy Anderson (Thanet)