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Swimmers pocket records, medals

Update: July, 24/2014 - 09:40
Tran Duy Khoi. — Photo dantri

DONG NAI (VNS) - Gold medals and new records put HCM City and Dong Nai swimmers in the spotlight at yesterday's National Junior Championships in Ha Noi.

Tran Duy Khoi of HCM City took two golds on the third day of competition. He also set a new record in the boys' 16-17 year-old 100m backstroke event. He finished in 57.49sec beating the record he set last month at a regional tournament by less than half a second.

His first gold came was in the 200m event.

Tran Thi Hong Cam and Do Thanh Thuan each pocketed two of the Dong Nai team's six gold medals yesterday.

Their outstanding performances were key to pushing the southern province into second place in the team rankings with 11 gold medals.

The HCM City squad hold top slot with 15 gold medals, with Quang Ninh in third with eight. — VNS

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