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Team SA: How they fared on Friday

by ZwemZa on August 23rd, 2019

Team SA were in action across four codes at the African Games on Friday – swimming, badminton, soccer and table tennis. They had started the day in second spot on the medals table with 27. This is how they fared during the day. The swimming finals start at 6pm SA time, which is where more medals are expected.

SWIMMING
Women’s 100m butterfly, heats: Erin Gallagher won her heat in 1:01.13 to qualify second fastest for the final by 0.02 of a second. Emma Chelius finished second in her heat in 1:03.46 to qualify for the final fifth fastest.
Men’s 100m butterfly, heats: Alard Basson finished second in his heat in 54.57 to qualify joint third fastest for the final. Ryan Coetzee won his heat in 54.77 to qualify fifth fastest.
Men’s 200m breaststroke, heats: Alaric Basson won his heat in 2:15.31 to qualify fastest for the final by a full two seconds. Ayrton Sweeney (2:20.41) finished fourth in his heat and qualified eighth fastest.
Women’s 50m backstroke, heats: Kerryn Herbst finished second in her heat in 29.77 to qualify fourth fastest for the final, while Erin Gallagher won her heat in 29.94 to qualify fifth fastest.
Men’s 50m backstroke, heats: Martin Binedell finished second in his heat in 27.20, with Neil Fair placed third after touching in 27.22. That placed them seventh and eight fastest for the final.
Mixed 4x100m freestyle relay, heats: TeamSA touched off Egypt to win their heat in 3:43.99 an qualify fastest for the final.

TeamSA

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