Fourth place for Inverurie sports star Hannah

INVERURIE swimming star Hannah Miley finished just outside the medals at the 10th FINA Short Course World Championships in Dubai last week.

Hannah qualified for the final of the 400m Individual Medley in the Dubai Sports Complex on Wednesday, (December 15), with the second fastest time of 4:31.04. However, she was just outside the medal positions finishing fourth in the final in 4:29.77. Mireia Belmonte of Spain took gold in 4:24.21, Ye Shiwen of China took silver in 4:24.55 and another Chinese swimmer Li Xuanxu took bronze in 4:29.05.

Hannah also took part in the 200 Individual Medley finishing 9th in the heats in 2:10.11 and the 400m freestyle, finishing 15th in the heats in 4:07.72.

The Inverurie swimmer’s next target is the 2011 World Aquatic Championships which take place in the Shanghai Oriental Sports Centre next year.