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Silver for Charl, Kathryn

Durban swim stars Charl van Zyl and Kathryn Meaklim produced silver medal-winning performances as the national swim team continued their medal challenge on the second night of the three-day Mara Nostrum gala in Canet, France, Wednesday.

Van Zyl clocked 2min 01sec in the 200 metres backstroke final, while Meaklim powered her way to a time of 4:43 in the 400 metres individual medley. Chad le Clos, who like Van Zyl is a scholar at Westville Boys High in Durban, finished fourth in the 400 metres individual medley in 4:21 in the 400 metres individual medley.

Darian Townsend also made it on to the medal podium in finishing third in the 100 metres butterfly in 53.5.

One Comment

  1. Bhekisisa Nhlumayo

    July 17, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    Gram congratulations about Charl van Zyl performance. You are the rowel model to me as a young swimming coach.

    May God bless you. Keep it up.

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