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Halsall makes history for host nation

The Isle of Man has won its first ever medal in the Commonwealth Youth Games.

Competing in the 200 metres backstroke final, Grant Halsall slipped down to fourth before storming back to second place after the final turn.

Here's how Manx Radio's Tim Glover saw the finish (first part of attached audio file):

After his history-making feat, Halsall told Tim Glover he had more in him (second part of audio file):

Corey Main of New Zealand won with a time of 1:55.44, and Halsall's time of 1:57.29 gave him a comfortable margin over third placed Christopher Van de Sande, of South Africa, on 1:59.21.






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