Eleven records at fourth Short Course Gala

A total of 184 swimmers from six teams competed at the fourth Short Course Gala where a total of 11 records were broken.
Jose Canjulo of Namib Swimming Academy set five records in the Boys 12 and under age group category. His records came in the 400m indivi-dual medley with a time of 5:03, 45; the 200m backstroke (2:22, 26); the 200m breaststroke (2:48,22); the 50m backstroke (29,78) and the 200m butterfly (2:25,23).
Heleni Stergiadis of Dolphins Swimming Club set two records in the Girls 15-16 age group category. She set a new 200m butterfly record of 2:24,97 which was also a new Women’s Open record.

Mikah Burger of Namib Swimming Academy set two new records in the Boys 13-14 year age group category. He set a new 400m individual medley record of 5:06,56 and a new 200m backstroke record of 2:19,65.

Ronan Wantenaar of Namib Swimming Academy set a new 200m breaststroke record of 2:24,16 in the Boys 17-18 year old age group category.

Oliver Durand of Dolphins Swimming Club set a new 200m individual medley record of 2:41,91 in the Boys 9-10 year old category.

Meanwhile, the Namibia Swimming Association has announced that Jean-Michael Leitner has been accepted to attend an International Swimming Coaching Course in Budapest, Hungary. He was awarded a bursary from Olympic Solidarity for the course where he will join students from other countries at the University of Physical Education in Budapest. The course will run from 17 September to 7 December.

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