Jemma Lowe reaches another final at Commonwealth Games as Wales go through in 4x100 medley


JEMMA Lowe has reached another final at the Commonwealth Games.

The Hartlepool swimmer will be part of the Wales side for tonight’s final in the 4x 100m relay.

J Lo did not even have to dip a toe in the water this morning in the heats – Wales gave the 24-year-old a breather after her exertions in the 200m butterfly last night.

In truth, qualification was inevitable - unless Wales contrived to get themselves disqualified.

They almost did the unthinkable, their second changeover just being a midge’s fingernail inside the permitted time.

Only nine teams entered the 4x100m relay and with eight going through to the final, just one squad faced the chop.

Wales finished fourth in their heat, behind Australia, England and Scotland.

Canada won the first leg from South Africa, with Singapore third and Northern Ireland fourth.

Australia were the stars of the show – their B-team finishing in under four minutes, clocking 3:59.44

They were joined in the final by England (4:04.56), Canada (4:07.13), Scotland (4:0917), Wales (4:09.76), South Africa (4:11.34), Singapore (4:17.43), N Ireland (4:22.34).

Papua New Guinea finished the proverbial mile behind and were the side eliminated.