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Meder, Binedell claim silverware in Monaco

by ZwemZa on June 17th, 2018

Rebecca Meder (Sascoc)

Martin Binedell claimed his second medal of the Mare Nostrum Monaco leg as the final day came to a close today, Sunday, 17th June 2018.

Binedell’s time of 2:08.31 secured him the second place on the medal podium behind Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov, who claimed the gold in 2:00.24 and ahead of Hong Kong’s Yau Ming Cheung who walked away with the bronze in 2:08.99.

Chase Rayment finished 8th in 2:15.39.

Rebecca Meder was over the moon with her bronze medal performance in the 400m freestyle, clocking 4:17.34 behind China’s Wenxin Bi in 4:12.41 and Hong Kong’s Nam Wai Ho in 4:16.35.

Meder also concluded the 200m individual medley in fourth place in 2:18.63, while Alaric Basson ended the 100m breaststroke in 7th position with a time of 1:02.55.

Kerryn Herbst and Olivia Nel finished the 100m backstroke B Finals in 5th and 6th place in 1:05.72 and 1:05.87, while Aimee Canny and Lindsay Mcleod ended 3rd and 7th in the 100m freestyle B Finals in 58.18 and 58.92, respectively.

In the B Finals of the 200m freestyle, Matthew Bosch finished in 6th place with a time of 1:54.40.

The South African swimming team will now move to Italy for the Treviso Swim Cup, which will take place on 22nd and 23rd June 2018.

Supplied by Swimming South Africa

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