Andrew Chetcuti improves record. Swimmers off to World Championships

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 9:51

by John Sammut

National Short Course Record

When competing in Doha in the H20 Short Course Autumn Cup 2010 held on the 27 November, Dubai-based Maltese swimmer Andrew Chetcuti improved on his own National Short Course Record 100m free when he clocked 51.76 to improve his previous time of 52.5 set last October.

ASA National Swimming Team for the Dubai 10th FINA World Short Course Championships

ASA Vice-President and Chairman of Swimming Board Mark Galea together with ASA Swimming Board Secretary Chris Agius and National Coach Andy Colbourn will be leading the ASA National Swimming Team in the 10th FINA World Short Course Championships being held in Dubai between the 15 and 19 December 2010.

The Malta team will consist of Neil Agius, Andrea Agius, Edward Caruana Dingli, Daniel Galea, Mark Sammut, Andrew Chetcuti and Davina Mangion, Melinda Sue Micallef, Nicola Muscat and Talisa Pace.
These Championships have been held every two years since the inaugural Championships in 1993. The last event was held in Manchester UK in 2008. This is the first time the event will be held in the Middle East. Swimmers from over 130 national teams from around the world will be coming to Dubai to compete in the Championships. Dubai is preparing to host approximately 1500 swimmers and officials for the event.

Swimming Time Trials by the ASA Swimming Board

The next swimming time trials organised by the ASA Swimming Boad are being held at the National Pool Tal-Qroqq on Wednesday 8 December at 10am.

IASIS of Inspire Marsascala, Neptunes, Sirens and Sliema will be particpating together with the ASA National Swimming Team in these time trials.

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