PNG swimming team finish on a high

first_imgSam Seghers competed in his last two events, the 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly, in the same heat session.Seghers’ time of 23.58 for freestyle was just shy of his Personal Best while in the 100m butterfly, he set a time of 55.17 which made a new Personal Best time. Ryan Pini continued his great form with a time of 52.86 in his 100m butterfly event.The time was just 0.50 off from the Olympic A Qualifying time.This is Pini’s fastest time recorded since the 2012 London Olympics.In the 50m breaststroke, Ryan Maskelyne completed his last event for the meet with a solid 31.07.In the corresponding women’s event, Barbara Vali-Skelton swam a 34.83.The last day of competition saw Pini swim a Personal Best time of 25.62 in the 50m backstroke to qualify 6th fastest for the final.Pini went faster again in the final swimming 25.55 to break his own PNG National record.“I’m very pleased with my results and feeling positive for the lead up towards Rio,” said Pini.last_img

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