Every South African a Swimmer

Double Victory for Cameron van der Burgh

Double Victory for Cameron van der Burgh
Johannesburg, 27 September 2015 - SA’s golden boy scooped two gold medals at the The FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup during the two days of the Hong Kong leg on 25 and 26 September.

Day one saw Cameron van der Burgh obtain the best performance in the men’s competition in the 50m breaststroke clocking a fast time of 27.23 ahead of the Australian duo Matthew Treloar and Tommy Sucipto who grabbed a silver and bronze in 27.83 and 28.01 respectively. 
Van der Burg wrapped up the final day with an additional gold in the 100m breaststroke when he sprinted to the finish with a time of 1:00:23 while Akihiro Yamaguchi of Japan claimed a silver clocking 1:01:62 and the Australian Tommy Sucipto claimed a bronze at 01:01:98. 
He is also a provisional leader of the overall ranking.

The remaining legs of the World Cup will be held as follows:
• September 29-30 - Beijing (CHN)
• October 3-4 - Singapore (SIN)
• October 28-29 - Tokyo (JPN)
• November 2-3 - Doha (QAT)
• November 6-7 - Dubai (UAE)

For further information please contact:
Swimming South Africa Marketing Coordinator 
Thathani Gaba
082 304 1817
Swimming South Africa is the governing body of aquatics in South Africa.
Its objective is to encourage the practice of aquatic disciplines for all in South Africa with the purpose of promoting swimming as a life skill through Learn To Swim programmes; providing healthy exercise to South Africans of all ages and races; recruiting recreational swimmers to compete in the various competitions; and promoting competition and athlete development to the highest level. Swimming South Africa is kindly supported by SASCOC, National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, Arena, Sport & Recreation SA and Rand Water.
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