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Gold for Cameron van der Burgh in Singapore

Gold for Cameron van der Burgh in Singapore
Singapore, Sunday, 4th October 2015 - South Africa's golden boy, Cameron van der Burgh has done it again during the Singapore leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup at the OCBC Aquatic Centre today.

Van der Burgh’s time of 59.38 won him the 100m breaststroke title ahead of USA’s Kevin Cordes in 1:00.81 and China’s Li Xiang in 1:01.03.
In other results, Michael Meyer came very close to a medal in the 200m individual medley when he concluded the race 4th with a time of 2:03.23 and followed that performance with a 5th place finish in the 200m backstroke in 2:05.44.
In the 100m butterfly, George du Rand was 8th in a time of 55.20.
The first day of the Singapore leg yesterday (Saturday, 3rd October) was cancelled due to the weather condition, namely the high level of haze in the swimming complex.
The 2015 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup will be heading for Tokyo at the end of October before concluding in Doha and Dubai in November.
• October 28-29 - Tokyo (JPN)
• November 2-3 - Doha (QAT)
• November 6-7 - Dubai (UAE)

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Swimming South Africa Marketing Coordinator 
Thathani Gaba
082 304 1817
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