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Finals, Day 1, Telkom 2004 South African Short Course Swimming Championships -- September 6, 2004

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 6. SOUTH Africa is holding its short course nationals this weekend. Day one was September 2. The record swims in finals included:

Tamaryn Laubscher,20 Tuks-NT, who broke Mandy Loots African Continental/South African record of 4:44.69 in the 400 Individual Medley with a 4:44.31 performance.

Melisa Corfe, 18 SGUL-KZ, also had both Continental and National records, with her 1500 freestyle of 16:16.56, taking nearly 16 seconds off Marizanne Grunlingh's old mark.

Finally, another Continental/National record fell in the Women's 4 x 200 freestyle relay. The old mark set last year by Dolphins Swimming Club at 8:28.85 was dropped by over six seconds, to 8:22.63, by a Tuks Aquatics Club squad of 1) Laubscher, Tamaryn 20, 2) Van Biljon, Suzaan 16,
3) Meyer, Bianca 15 and 4) Wedemeyer, Erna 18 .



For complete Day One Finals results link to SwimInfo International competition results at:
http://www.swiminfo.com/results/published/2867.asp.