Scotland's Jim Anderson (Stirling Swimming) had the best possible start on Day 1 of the 2009 IPC Swimming European Championships, being held in
Despite not enjoying the best of starts, Anderson's experience showed as he moved into the lead in the final 25m, securing his first gold medal in five years with a time of 1:09.24.
Following the medal ceremony, Anderson was clearly delighted, "I feel wonderful. I did not get a great start but I knew I just had to go for it and I managed to pull it back."
Day 2 of the 2009 IPC Swimming European Championships in
At the half way point Anderson was behind the field but showed a good back end to the race and he moved up to third place. Anderson won the bronze in 5:10.49.
In addition to his 3 individual medals, Jim