Brits Ross Murdoch, Andrew Willis ease into 200m breaststroke semi-finals

Scotland's Ross Murdoch during the 50m breaststroke heat on July 27, 2014
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British duo Ross Murdoch and Andrew Willis qualify for the 200m breaststroke semi-finals at the European Championships in Berlin.

British swimmers Ross Murdoch and Andrew Willis have secured their places in the 200m breaststroke semi-finals at the European Championships in Berlin.

Scot Murdoch, who won silver in the 100m final, finished second to Willis in their heat with a time of 2:11.15, while the Englishman came out on top in 2:09.01.

Adam Peaty also competed in the heats, but was slower that his British teammates and failed to earn a place in the showdown this evening.

Marco Koch of Germany qualified as the fastest in the field in a time of 2:09.11.

A decidedly broody Chris Walker-Hebborn on the podium after winning gold for England in the men's 100m backstroke on July 25, 2014
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