Double gold winning swimmer Luke Greenbank has "always had a talent" according to his coach.
The 17-year-old, from Cockermouth, won his second gold medal of the European Games this afternoon.
He came first in both the 100m and 200m backstroke races of the competition in Baku.
Cockermouth swimmer Luke Greenbank has won his second gold medal of the European Games.
The 17-year-old, who qualified with the fastest time, set a games record in today's 200m backstroke final in Baku.
He also won gold in the 100m backstroke.
Cockermouth swimmer Luke Greenbank has made it through to the 200m backstroke final at the European Games in Baku.
His time of 1 minute 57 seconds made him the fastest qualifier of the semi-finals this afternoon.
The 17-year-old won gold in the 100m backstroke yesterday.
Cockermouth swimmer Luke Greenbank will be competing in the semi-finals of the 200 metre backstroke at the European Games this afternoon.
Yesterday he won gold in the 100 metres backstroke at the competition in Baku.
The seventeen-year-old was fastest in the heats for today's race and if he gets through, he'll take part in the final tomorrow.
A seventeen-year-old swimmer from Cockermouth has taken gold at the European Games.
Luke Greenbank won the 100 metres backstroke with a time of 54.76 seconds.
He's set to compete in the 200 metres tomorrow.
A pair of swimmers from the Border region are in action this week at the Special Olympics European games.
They've travelled from Dumfries and Galloway to Antwerp in Belgium, to take part in the sporting event for those with learning disabilities.
Lauren Hall's been finding out how they're getting on.
Hundreds of swimmers have competed in the second Coniston Chill Swim.
The race is over the full length of the lake and has had twice as many entrants than last year. Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
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Five hundred swimmers brave the cold in order to take part in the open water event at Coniston.
Over 500 people are swimming the length of Coniston Water in Cumbria today.
The Coniston Chill Swim is in its second year and entries have almost doubled.
It's a 5.25mile long-distance swim and 25% don't wear a wetsuit.