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British Swimming Championships 2017: Ben Proud beats his own record

Ben Proud
2017 British Swimming Championships
Venue: Ponds Forge, Sheffield Dates: 18-23 April
Coverage: Watch live on the BBC Sport website, Connected TVs and app. Race highlights and reports on the BBC Sport website

Ben Proud beat his own British record as he took 50m freestyle victory at the British Swimming Championships.

The 22-year-old’s time of 21.32 seconds – his previous best was 21.54 – also secured him a place at this summer’s World Championships in Budapest.

Elsewhere, Holly Hibbot, 17, won the 400m freestyle as she held off Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin, 26, for her first senior British title.

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