By Tom Degun at the Aquatics Centre on the Olympic Park in London

Hannah Miley_06-03-12March 6 - Hannah Miley (pictured) continued her superb showing at the British Gas Swimming Championships here as she secured her second gold of the competition, which serves as the trials for the Olympics and Paralympics, with victory in the women's 200 metres individual medley.

After victory in her favoured 400m individual medley on the first day of competition gave her a place at London 2012, Miley ensured that she will return here in the summer for at least two events at the Olympics as the 22-year-old Scot dominated the competition to win comfortably in 2min 10.77sec.

In front of another deafening crowd at the future Olympic venue, Sophie Allen took the silver in an English record 2:11.71 to also secure London 2012 qualification, while the bronze medal went to Sophie Smith in a personal best time of 2:12.31.

"I'm very, very happy," said Miley, the reigning Commonwealth Games champion and World Championship silver medallist in the 400m individual medley who just missed out on a medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

"I'm really pleased with how that went and hopefully when I get to watch the video back I'll pick up on a couple of things that I can progress on before the Games.

"I'm really chuffed that Sophie got through too.

"It's great for her because this will be her first Olympics and I'm just so happy for her.

"There are definitely are lots of things I know I can work on in the medley and I think my coach said that I need to watch the video back and have a look.

"But it is like that at any competition."

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Joe Roebuck (pictured), a 26-year-old from Rotherham, swam to victory in the men's 200m butterfly with a personal best time of 1:55.94, the fastest time in the world this year.

Roberto Pavoni claimed silver with a personal best 1:56.10 to qualify for the Olympics but there was a surprise as British record holder and defending champion Michael Rock finished in bronze in 1:56.48.

"I'm on top of the world right now," said Roebuck, who won two silver medals at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

"It doesn't get any better really.

"Coming second to Pav (Pavoni) in the 400m medley [earlier in the week], it didn't hit me at the time what I'd done.

"I was disappointed at coming second and not winning but then it hit me later on that night that I'd made my first Olympic team.

"I missed out four years ago and obviously I hung around, kept working and improved and now I've got two swims at the meet and won gold tonight.

"I knew it wasn't going to be easy tonight but I knew gold would be possible so I stuck to my game plan and it paid off.

"I did realise it was close.

"I could see Rocky (Rock) in my peripherals the whole way.

"But I felt strong coming off that turn into the last 50 and I kicked on and kept going.

"Then the last 20m, all the lactate hit me at once.

"I was feeling really strong and then I started dying.

"All I could do was keep clawing forward and hope for the best."

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Meanwhile, 19-year-old Rebecca Turner (pictured centre) produced a superb finish to win the women's 200m freestyle and secure Olympic qualification in a personal best 1:57.65, becoming only the fifth British woman to swim under 1:58 over the distance.

Caitlin McClatchey (pictured right) won the silver with a time of 1:58.07 and bronze went to Eleanor Faulkner (left) in a personal best 1:58.39.

"I'm pretty speechless at the moment," said the young starlet from Rotherham after her victory.

"I only came into this event to get a relay spot.

"To get an individual and win is pretty amazing.

"It is my second PB so I'm dead pleased with that.

"On the last turn I just thought, 'Go for it, what the heck' and the results came out great."

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