Day 4 Commonwealth Games


Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games Swimming saw the heats of the 50m Breaststroke this morning.

The fastest qualifying time came from 100m Champion Adam Peaty, who swam a new British and Commonwealth Games record of 27.00 to take victory in his heat, second came from Cameron van der Burgh in the heat in 27.39.

Ross took first in heat 5 in a time of 27.44, qualifying third fastest going into the semi finals.

Ross was pleased with the result, talking with the BBC, Mark Foster and mentor Rebecca Adlington in post race interview about how the 50 was a 'bit of fun' after his main events in the 200m and 100m. Talking about the Games, Ross spoke of the friendly atmosphere of the athletes village, 'We're just a big group of friends having a great time', and how the relaxed nature helped a lot with his preparation for the races.

When asked whether had his own pose akin to the 'Bolt' or 'MoBot', Ross laughed, 'the tremble?', something for the future to work on perhaps...

Ross returns to the pool alongside Adam Peaty, Cameron van der Burgh and Christian Sprenger this evening for the 50m Breaststroke semi-finals.

Tags: The Tremble, Ross Murdoch, Adam Peaty, BBC Interview, 50 Breaststroke, Glasgow 2014, Commonwealth Games