27 National Short-Course Records tumble in Dubai

Monday, December 20, 2010, 12:46

by John Sammut

The ASA National Swimming Team made up of Andrea Agius, Neil Agius, Edward Caruana Dingli, Andrew Chetcuti, Daniel Galea, Mark Sammut and Davina Mangion, Nicola Muscat, Melinda Sue Micallef and Talisa Pace successfully participated in the 10th World Swimming Championships (Short-Course) held in Dubai between the 15 and 19 December 2010. The team was led by Mark Galea, ASA Vice-President and Chairman ASA Swimming Board, Chris Agius, Secretary ASA Swimming Board, Andy Colbourn ASA National Coach and Maria Mifsud Bonnici, ASA Physiologist and Nutritionist.

In total, these National Swimmers broke 27 National Short-Course Records as follows with the new timings next to the event details:
Andrea Agius: 50m breast 29.75; 100 breast 1.03.38; 200m breast 2.20.93; 100 IM 59.38
Neil Agius: 200m fly 2.10.39
Edward Caruana Dingli: 200m free 1.54.32
Andrew Chetcuti: 50m free 23.14; 100m free 50.86; 50m fly 24.99; 100m fly 56.98
Mark Sammut: 50m back 28.01; 100m back 58.86, 200m back 2.07.60
Relay Boys: 4x200m free: Neil Agius, Edward Caruana Dingli, Andrea Agius and Mark Sammut in time of 7.48.63
Relay Boys: 4x100m free: Andrea Agius, Andrew Chetcuti, Mark Sammut and Neil Agius in time of 3.31.50.
Relay Boys: 4 x100m medley: Mark Sammut, Andrea Agius, Neil Agius and Andrew Chetcuti in time of 3.51.07
Davina Mangion: 100m fly 1.06.97, 400m free 4.39.21
Melinda Sue Micallef: 100m breast 1.15.63, 200m breast 2.45.03
Nikki Muscat: 50m back 30.56, 100m back 1.05.54, 200m back 2.22.45, 50m fly 29.77, 100m free 58.28
Girls relay: Davina Mangion, Melinda Sue Micallef, Nicola Muscat and Talisa Pace
4×100 medley in 4.28.67
4 x100 free in 3.57.36

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