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Canny continues to impress in Budapest

by ZwemZa on August 22nd, 2019

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The third day of the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest saw Aimee Canny take on the 100m freestyle final and conclude the race in 5th position, clocking 54.93, while in the 50m backstroke semi-finals, Pieter Coetze was 9th with a time of 25.68

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Gawie Nortje swam the 50m freestyle semi-finals and finished 12th in 23.00, while Ethan Spieker finished the heats in 41st place in 23.88.

Nortje also participated in the 4 x 100m mixed freestyle relay alongside Rebecca Meder, Dune Coetzee and Matthew Bosch, touching the wall in 3:36.38 to end in 13th place.

In the 50m butterfly, Michaela de Villiers and Trinity Hearne finished 30th and 36th in 28.35 and 29.01, while Lara van Niekerk and Hanim Abrahams came in 20th and 32nd in the 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:10.95 and 1:12.53, respectively.

Hannah Pearse finished 17th during the heats of the 200m backstroke in 2:17.24 ahead of Megan Tully, who was 27th in 2:20.50, while Ruan Breytenbach and Ethan du Preez were 12th and 26th in the 800m freestyle in 8:11.06 and 8:25.59, respectively.

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