To my total surprise, on Saturday, Eleanor Simmonds, achieved a new world record in the 400 m freestyle in the lane I served as time-keeper, it was lane 7 of the London Aquatics Centre.
Superb swim by Ellie Simmonds in the 400FR breaking her own Paraswimming Short-Course World Record (set in 2013) with a time of 5:26.76 – superb effort in Ellie’s return to
@AquaticsCentre . Congratutations!!! #2018LondonWinters
That is what make being an official worthwhile, it is the knowledge that we can facilitate and assist greatness in the pool.