14 Jun 2013

Kean wins gold in Spain

5:52 am on 14 June 2013

The Wellington backstroker Gareth Kean has won the 100 metres backstroke at the Mare Nostrum series meet in Barcelona.

New Zealand swimmers, who're in Europe preparing for next month's World Champs, won a further three medals after winning three on the opening night of finals.

Lauren Boyle won her second silver medal, finishing second in the 400m freestyle while Matt Stanley won bronze in the men's 200 freestyle.

Glenn Snyders was fourth in the 50 breaststroke after qualifying second fastest.