Stephen Milne swimmer
Stephen Milne swimmer
Stephen Milne Swimmer
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23/10/2017 Early season racing at Manchester International

The first meet of the season for many of GB's senior athletes kicked off at the Manchester Aquatics Centre over the weekend. Stephen won gold in the men's 18+ 200m freestyle in 1:49.44 and came a close second to take silver in the 400m freestyle, in 3:51.49. He finished third overall on the men's FINA points table for the meet. Results and livefeed

06/10/2017 First Scottish athletes announced for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Team Scotland has named the first of the Nation's athletes who have achieved selection for next year's Commonwealth Games. Stephen was among 21 swimmers selected, as was former Perth City team mate, Scott McLay. Perth City Coach, Ann Dickson, will attend the Games as one of the Aquatic Team Coaches. The swimming events will take place at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre from 5-10th April 2018

30/08/2017 Great Scottish Swim

The 2017 Great Scottish Swim on 26th August saw over 2,500 participants take to the water among the beautiful scenery of Scotland's National Park at Loch Lomond. Stephen kicked off the new season's training with a 3rd place finish as fastest Brit in the 1 mile men's elite race behind German Open Water specialists Alex Studzinski and Christian Reichert. Highlights- BBC2 Scotland at 18.00 on 03/09/2017

30/07/2017 17th FINA World Championships    GBR celebrated their 4th Gold in the swimming events at the World Championships in Budapest yesterday as the men’s 4x200m freestyle team successfully defended the title they secured in Kazan in 2015. Stephen led the team off in the heats and final and was followed out in the evening session by Nick Grainger, Duncan Scott and James Guy as the British men came home to claim Gold ahead of Russia and the US with a new British record of 7:01.70, 1.43s inside the record set in Rio in 2016

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image 4x200m freestyle relay World Champions 2017 FINA World Championships men's 4x200m freestyle relay Gold

03/07/2017 Scottish National Open Championships, Aberdeen

3 days after returning from Rome, Stephen was back in action at the Scottish Open Championships. Departing from his usual schedule, he produced a new personal best performance in the 100m freestyle on Day 1, dipping under 50s for the first time to collect Silver. Day 2 brought Bronze and a new personal best in the 100m backstroke. He rounded off the meet with Gold and the Scottish Championship title in the 200m freestyle on the final day  

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28/06/2018 Return to home turf

The Seven Hills meet in Rome last weekend brought the British Team's World Championships international preparation to a close. Although he progressed to the 400m freestyle final, Stephen was unable to improve on his heats performance. A 4th place in the 200m freestyle 'A' final was followed by a new personal best of 50.01 in the 100m freestyle on the final day. Scotland's senior swimmers will return to domestic competition tomorrow in Aberdeen, with the Scottish Open Championships providing a second home opportunity for the nation's athletes to achieve a nomination time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

22/05/2017 Japan Open Meet, Tokyo

The Japan Open Meet marked the end of the British Squad's time in the far east. Moving outside his usual competition schedule, Stephen produced a new personal best time in the 50m freestyle, and was 0.01s outside his best in the 100m butterfly.  He placed 4th in the 'A' final of the 400m freestyle in 3:51.25, and 2nd in the 'B' final of the 200m freestyle in 1:48.61 full results

18/05/2017 Japan next stop on Far East tour for British Squad

Following on from their World Championships preparation camp in Thanyapura, Thailand, the British Squad has now arrived in Tokyo for the Japan Open Meet. Stephen will compete in the 200m freestyle on Day 1, 400m freestyle on Day 2, and the 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly on Day 3 start lists and results

25/04/2017 Team Announced for 2017 FINA World Championships

Britain's formidable strength in the pool was once again showcased at the 2017 Trials and British Championships. Taking silver in the 400m freestyle final on Day 1, Stephen's time was only 0.16s outside the personal best and Scottish record he set in Rio, and within both the consideration time for the year's FINA World Championships in Budapest and the nomination time set for Team Scotland for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Following his bronze in the 1500, he spoke frankly of his unhappiness with his race to Scottish Swimming's media representative, adding later that he had found it challenging to settle back into training in the first part of the season with different goals in mind from those he had before Rio. With his inclusion in the British team for this summer's World Championships announced today, he is now looking forward to consolidating those early season targets over the coming weeks with his coach, Ann Dickson

2017 British Swimming Championships

The British Championships will be the selection meet for the 2017 World Championships and the first opportunity for Scottish athletes to post a nomination time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Championships will be screened live from Sheffield on British Swimming's YouTube channel over 6 days from 18-23rd April. more

14/03/2017 Edinburgh International

With the British Championships on the horizon, the Edinburgh International Swim Meet again provided an opportunity for final race practice. Stephen collected top honours in the 1500m freestyle, finishing in 15:16.23, taking 6th in the Open 100m backstroke final in 57.68 shortly after. The Trials will run over 6 days next month from 18-23rd April at Pond's Forge, Sheffield 

NEXT COMPETITION

Scottish National Short Course

8 - 10th December 2017

Edinburgh

DIARY DATES

20th Luxembourg Euro Meet

26-28th January 2018

Edinburgh International Meet

1-4th March 2018

Royal Commowealth Pool

XXI Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast, Australia

5-10th April 2018

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