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Cambodian swimmer out with personal best

Cambodian swimmer Hem Thon Ponleu broke his personal best in the men’s 50-metre freestyle heats yesterday morning at the Aquatic Centre of London’s Olympic Park.

Despite finishing last in his highly competitive eight-man race, Ponleu managed to shave nearly a quarter of a second off his best time to record 27.03 seconds.

To contact the reporter on this story: Dan Riley at reporting from London



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