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Swimming starlet wins gold in Canada

02 Dec 2011

University of Manchester swimmer Rebecca Guy has won gold at the Canada Cup meeting in Toronto.

Rebecca Guy

The Philosophy and Spanish student was part of the 4x100m individual medley squad which stormed to victory. 

Rebecca, a member of the England Talent Development team, also reached the 50 metres individual freestyle final, finishing in fifth place.

It rounds off a highly successful 2011 for Rebecca - the Olympic hopeful recently scooped a hat trick of golds at the British Gas ASA National Youth Championships, and now has her sights firmly set on making the British team for London 2012.

Rebecca, originally from Bristol, is entering her second year at Manchester studying Philosophy and Spanish. She swims for the City of Manchester Girls team based at the Manchester Aquatics Centre on Oxford Road.