Three National records for Mark Sammut in Millfield, UK

Friday, November 12, 2010, 13:12
Mark Sammut (right) with his UK Coach Robin Brew.

Mark Sammut (right) with his UK Coach Robin Brew.

National swimmer Mark Sammut, who is currently training and studying at Kelly College in Tavistock UK, broke three short course National records during the ASA South West Region Championships held in Millfield between the 6 and 7th November.

The new 100m backstroke record is now at 59.19 which is 1.33 seconds better than his previous time of 1.00.52 registered in Aachen, Germany in October.  Sammut clocked 58.46 in the 100m butterfly to erase previous record of 58.88.  The new record time for the 200m backstroke is 2.11.7.  The previous record time for the 200m backstroke was 2.13.08 and was held by Christian Gialanze since 1994.

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  1. Oswald says:

    WELL DONE MARK. Excellent performance in breaking your own record for 100 m backstroke, and doing it under 1 minute. It seems you are following nicely in Christian Gialanze footsteps, and showing that Maltese swimmers “Can Do It”. Keep up the good work coupled with your studies.


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