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Swimmers set to master strokes at annual event

Swimmers set to master strokes at annual event

Swimmers gathered at the pool of Olympic Stadium yesterday afternoon for the start of the 2012 National Championships.

The annual tournament, now in its fourth edition and hosted by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, sees 92 male and 67 females hailing from 11 clubs nationwide competing for glory.

Events include freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke races over 50, 100 and 200 metres, with the field split into two ability divisions – A1 and A2.

There is also a freestyle team relay category featuring four legs of 100 metres.

The competition concludes on Saturday.

To contact the reporter on this story: Chhorn Norn at [email protected]


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