Swimmer Archie’s latest world call-up

Archie Mitchell open water swimmer
Archie Mitchell open water swimmer

A teenage swimmer from Broomhill is taking to the pool in Hungary this week as he competes in a world championship contest.

Archie Mitchell, aged 18 and a sixth-form student at King Edward VII school, trains with the City of Sheffield Swim Squad and is representing Great Britain at the World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships.

The championships, happening in the Hungarian town of Balatonfüred from tomorrow until Sunday, are Archie’s third international call-up of 2014.

He is taking part in the competition’s 7.5km event.