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Ten national records broken at swimming championships

Update: May, 19/2015 - 09:56
Ten national records have been broken after two days of competition at the ongoing National Junior Age-Groups Swimming Championships in Ha Noi. — File Photo
HCM CITY  (VNS) — Ten national records have been broken after two days of competition at the ongoing National Junior Age-Groups Swimming Championships in Ha Noi.

Nguyen Minh Hien from HCM City set two new records in the boys' U13s.

Hien set a new record in the 50m butterfly with a time of 28.47secs, beating the old record of 28.50secs. The 13-year-old also claimed a new record in the 200m freestyle with a time of 2:04.92, compared to the old record of 2:06.46.

In the boy's 16-18 category, Tran Duy Khoi set a new record in the 200m backstroke event with a time of 2:06.81, beating old record of 2:07.28.

HCM City lead the medals tally after two days with 31 gold, 17 silver and 13 bronze medals. National Defence Sport Centre 5 are second with six gold, one silver and one bronze. Quang Ninh are third with four gold and four silver. — VNS

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