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- Women’s 100 Fly
- Men’s 400 Free
- Women’s 100 Breast
- Men’s 200 Breast
- Women’s 800 Free
Women’s 100 Fly:
Nathania van Niekerk of South Africa posted the fastest time of the evening in finals of the women’s 100 fly. Van Niekerk delivered a 1:02.61 to scrape 2.34 seconds off her prelims time of 1:04.95.
The Egyptian duo of Mariam Sakr and Rowaida Hesham completed the podium with close times of 1:03.11 and 1:03.23 respectively.
Algeria’s Sarah Hadj Abderrahmane turned in a 1:03.85 for fourth, followed by Angola’s Ana Nobrega and her time of 1:07.04.
Namibia’s Kiara Schatz (1:07.62), Mauritius’ Annah Auckburaullee (1:09.25), and Angola’s Raquel Tremoco (1:13.21) rounded out the top eight.
Men’s 400 Free:
South Africa’s Myles Brown topped the competition in finals of the men’s 400 free, posting a time of 3:54.80 for the gold.
Picking up second was Egypt’s Marwan Elamrawy with a time of 3:56.45, while Algeria’s Lounis Khendriche rounded out the podium with a 4:02.15.
Mozambique’s Igor Mogne posted a 4:04.55 to earn fourth, followed by Morocco’s Said Saber and his time of 4:10.27.
Namibia’s Phillip Seidler (4:11.11), Morocco’s Adil Assouab (4:17.84), and South Africa’s Edward Johannisen (4:29.59) were sixth through eighth.
Women’s 100 Breast:
Kaylene Corbett of South Africa posted the fastest time in finals of the women’s 100 breaststroke, stopping the clock at a 1:11.81, scraping 1.05 seconds off her prelims time of 1:12.86.
Fellow South African Hanim Abrahams took second with a final time of 1:12.35, just ahead of Egypt’s Mai Atef and her time of 1:12.49.
Rania Hamida Nefsi of Algeria took fourth overall with a 1:15.00, while Namibia’s Antonia Roth finished fifth with a 1:19.64.
Angola’s Maria Cipcic (1:23.82) and Mozambique’s Gisela Cossa (1:26.89) and Sumeia Remane Damao (1:35.94) completed the heat.
Men’s 200 Breast:
South Africa delivered a 1-2 punch in finals of the men’s 200 breaststroke. Ayrton Sweeney led the charge with a winning time of 2:16.96, while teammate Alaric Basson picked up second with a 2:20.82.
Egypt’s Hassan Yasser turned in a time of 2:21.17 for third.
Ramzi Chouchar of Algeria posted a 2:28.66 for fourth, followed by Morocco’s Ahmed Reda Ennui’s 2:29.18.
Mauritius’ Oliver Ah Ching and Botswana’s Ayaan Chand finished sixth and seventh respectively with times of 2:39.73 and 2:57.43.
Women’s 800 Free:
The women’s 800 free featured a shorter heat of just four swimmers led by Algeria’s Souad Nefissa Cherouati. Cherouati turned in a winning time of 9:10.29 for the gold, while Egypt’s Reem Kassem took second with a 9:13.85.
South Africa’s Michelle Weber posted a final time of 9:15.89 to claim bronze, followed by Mauritius’ Layne Lim Ah Tock and her time of 10:10.84.
All results can be found on Meet Mobile under 12th African Swimming Champs 2016-Bloemfontei.