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Record setters Weekes, Dunwoody heat up Short Course


Record setters Weekes, Dunwoody heat up Short Course

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LUIS SEBASTIAN WEEKES and Nkosi Dunwoody shared top honours when the Powerade Short Course National Swimmings Championships got going on Tuesday night at the Aquatic Centre.

Both swimmers set two new age group records, while Danielle Titus was also in record-breaking form.

Weekes’ (below) first record came when he set a new time of 1 minute, 1.18 seconds in the boys’ 13-14 100 metres individual medley. The Pirates Swim Club swimmer was more than two seconds faster than second placed Damon St. Prix, who clocked 1:03.64. St. Prix’s Alpha Sharks’ team-mate Jumar Walrond was third in 1:05.41. luis-sebastian-weekes

Weekes’ next record of the championships came when he won the 200 metres individual medley in 2:13.45. Pirates’ Kobi Talma was second in 2:18.76 while Alpha’s Walrond was third in 2:24.13. (PG)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.