British duo win first mixed medal at European Youth Championships

Maxwell Sewell and Elena Smith-Fernandez have won Great Britain’s first-ever mixed duet medal at the inaugural European Youth Artistic Swimming Championships.

The duo were part of a six-strong British team taking part in the competition in Rijeka, Croatia.

Sewell and Smith-Fernandez took third spot in the event with a score of 125.8776 – 18.0381 behind gold medalists Lucas Valliccioni and Eva Lafonta from France who finished on 143.9157.

Swim England Hertfordshire congratulates Max, who is a member of Aqualina Artistic Swimming Club in Stevenage, on his success at his first major competition.

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