Three Edinburgh swimmers head for European Junior Championships

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Three Capital swimmers have been named among the 30-strong squad that will represent Great Britain at the European Junior Championships this summer.

Archie Goodburn (Warrender Baths), Keanna MacInnes (Heart of Midlothian) and Lexie Waller (Wantage White Horses/Heart of Midlothian) will be on the plane to Helsinki for the competition which takes place from July 4 to 8.

Katie Robertson (South Ayrshire Swim Team) is the other Scot picked.

MacInnes is getting ready to head to the Commonweath Games in a couple of weeks too.

The trio’s European Junior selection comes on the back of some top performances at the recent Edinburgh International Meet incorporating the British Swimming Championships.

Hearts head coach Phil Potter said: “We’re delighted for both Keanna and Lexie on the news of their selection.

“Both swimmers have worked incredibly hard and smart to achieve this and it’s a great reflection of their personal qualities that they’ve managed to do so.”