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Aimee Canny continues to impress in Budapest

by ZwemZa on August 24th, 2019

Aimee Canny (Oakhill School)

In Budapest, during the fifth day of the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, Aimee Canny successfully qualified for the final of the 50m freestyle after a fourth place finish in tonight’s semi-finals, touching the wall in 25.29, while team-mate Michaela de Villiers was 58th in 27.79.

Canny, alongside Dune Coetzee, Trinity Hearne and Rebecca Meder also participated in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay where they ended 12th in 3:49.83.

Coetzee was also in the pool for the 100m butterfly semi-finals and finished in 14th place in 1:00.45, while Hearne concluded the heats of the event in 36th place in 1:03.26.

In the heats of the 100m freestyle, Gawie Nortje and Matthew Bosch finished 34th and 36th in 51.61 and 51.80, while in the 400m individual medley, Ruan Breytenbach and Luca Holtzhausen came in 20th and 27th in 4:28.44 and 4:37.84, respectively.

Michael Deans and Matthew Sates took to the water in the 50m breaststroke and managed an overall 25th and 46th place finish in 29.07 and 30.43, while the 1500m freestyle saw Hannah Robertson and Tori Oliver end 13th and 21st in 17:25.01 and 18:16.95, respectively.

The 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships conclude tomorrow

Supplied by Swimming South Africa

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