Olympic heartbreak

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SWIMMER Chris Walker-Hebborn missed out on qualification for the Olympic Games last night.

The Bury St Edmunds-born former British record holder finished third in the 200m backstroke at the British Championships in one minute 59.8 seconds, well outside the Olympic qualification time and nearly four seconds shy of his personal best of 1.56.0.

Earlier in the week, he failed to qualify in the 100m backstroke.

Full story in next Friday’s Free Press.