Swim duo reach semi-finals

SWIM duo Matthew Johnson and Kate Hutchinson have qualified for the semi-finals of their latest events at the week-long National Swimming Championships in London, which double up as trials for the Olympic Games in London.

Matthew reached the men’s 200 metres butterfly semi-finals with the ninth fastest time in Monday morning’s heats - one minute 59.71.

Kate eased into the women’s 200 metres Individual Medley semi-finals by being the 11th fastest qualifier in the heats in two minutes 16.22 seconds.