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Some highlights from the Namibia National Swimming Short Course Championships
A total of 23 age group records were broken, while a staggering 699 new personal best times were achieved.
Mikah Burger of Dolphins led the way with six records in the Men’s 11-12 year old category. He set new records in the 50m freestyle (28,54 seconds), 100m freestyle (1:02,27); 50m backstroke (33,16); 50m breaststroke (34,28); 100m butterfly (1:06,04) and 100m Individual Medley (1:10,11).
Rene Viljoen of Namib Swimming Academy (NSA) set four records in the Men’s 13-14 year category. He set new records in the 50m freestyle (25,73), 50m breaststroke (32,21), 100m breaststroke (1:12,13) and 100m Individual Medley (1:03,64).
Corne le Roux of Dolphins broke three records in the Men’s 13-14 age group category. He set new records in the 100m freestyle (56,44); 50m butterfly (27,17) and 100m butterfly (1:00,46).
Tiana Esslinger of Dolphins set three new records in the Women’s 11-12 age group category. Her new records came in the 100m freestyle (1:03,74); the 50m backstroke (33,07) and the 100m backstroke (1:10,22).
Zanre Oberholzer of NSA broke two records in the Women’s 17-18 year age group category. She broke the 50m backstroke with a time of 29,90 and the 100m backstroke with a time of 1:04,64.
Molina Smalley of Dolphins broke two records in the Women’s 17-18 year old category. She set a new 50m butterfly record of 30,09 and a new 100m butterfly record of 1:06,58.
Alexander Skinner of Dolphins had the best performance in terms of Fina points, after obtaining 708 points for his time of 50,41 in the Men’s 17-18 100m freestyle.
Skinner also won the Senior Victor Ludorum trophy, while Mollina Smalley won the Senior Victrix Ludorum, Tiana Esslinger the Junior Victrix Ludorum and Mikah Burger the Junior Victor Ludorum trophies.
Dolphins dominated the club competition with a total of 223 medals (73 gold, 72 silver and 78 bronze), followed by NSA (25 gold, 20 silver and 15 bronze); Swakopmund Swimming Club (2 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze) and Oranjemund Sand Sharks (1 silver and 1 bronze).
A total of 150 swimmers representing five clubs participated in the championships.