The first individual medals for Emilie in the Junior National Championships

NSM 2017 4x100 medley relay

Emilie is still an age group swimmer, but despite that she won three medals in the Junior Championships in Tampere this week-end (July 6-9, 2017). On Thursday, she competed in  50m backstroke not less than four times. Twice in the morning and twice in the evening session. She finished fifth among girls 17 and improved her personal best with 0.18 seconds and the new record is now 30.48.

In 200m backstroke she made a new seasonal best (02,24.88) finishing second and only 0,00.03 from her PB. She also earned a place in the A-final for adults where she finished 8th. In 100m backstroke she was third among girls 17 and finished 8th in the A-final for adults.

NSM 2017 200m su   NSM 2017 100 su

In the medley relay 4x100m for girls 17 the team consisting of Emilie, Iida Reini, Ida Konkka and Sini Silvennoinen won the gold medal.

All in all, Emilie won three medals: one gold medal (medley relay), one silver (200m backstroke) and one bronze (100m backstroke).

Her swimming club ÅSK – uintiklubi Turku was the best team among the juniors.


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