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- Park’s 68 puts her two shots clear at SA Masters
- Banyana get right into training regime in Reunion
- Future speedsters strut their stuff at Green Point
- Garcia tames wind to share the lead at SA Women’s Masters
- Skhosana starts his 2017 season in France
- Birkett spearheads big field for Drak Challenge
- Olympian Barrow chooses SA over Australia
- Prinsloo starts 2017 with another payday
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Bronze for Slattery
- Updated: December 3, 2009
Five-time Paralympian Tadhg Slattery has netted South Africa’s third medal of the International Paralympic Committee’s World Swimming Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Slattery took third place in the 200 metres individual medley.
Competing in the SM6 category, Slattery clocked 3min 10.94sec, following the medal successes of Shireen Sapiro (second in the 100m butterfly, S3 category) and Shannon Ferguson (second in the 50m freestyle, S3 category) earlier in the week.
Competing in the SM4 category in the 200 individual medley, Adri Visser produced a career best performance in finishing third, but with only three swimmers competing, medals were not awarded.
And in other 200m Individual Medley action, Mpho Mainganye clocked a career best time of 3:23.00 in the SM7 category, while Sibusiso Mogale finished fifth in the SM6 category in 3:26.00. Emily Gray ended seventh in the SM9 category in 2:54.00.
On Monday, Mogale finished fifth in the 100m backstroke final (S6 category) in 1:38.00.