All Africa Games: Chad Le Clos, Charl Crous Set Meet Records in Victory

MAPUTO, Mozambique, September 9. THE fifth day of racing at the All Africa Games featured a pair of new meet records, while South Africa's Karin Prinsloo won her fourth individual title.

South Africa's Chad Le Clos moved to 22nd in the world rankings in the men's 200 fly with a meet record time of 1:56.37. Kenya's Jason Dunford placed second on 2:02.52, while Angola's Pedro Pinotes finished third in 2:05.47.

South Africa's Charl Crous hit the wall in 55.26 to set a meet record in the men's 100 back. Teammate Darren Murray took second in 55.96. Egypt's Mohamed Hussein wound up third in 57.63.

Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry checked in with a 2:13.70 to win the women's 200 IM, just off her meet standard of 2:13.02 set in 2007. South Africa's Mandy Loots touched second in 2:15.71, while compatriot Kathryn Meaklim claimed third in 2:18.60.

South Africa's Karin Prinsloo continued her strong meet with a winning time of 25.98 in the women's 50 free. Zimbabwe's Nicole Horn took second in 26.73, while South Africa's Suzaan van Biljon picked up third in 26.75.

South Africa's Karin Prinsloo, Suzaan van Biljon, Mandy Loots and Natasha De Vos claimed the women's 400 medley relay crown in 4:14.00.

In multi-disability events, South Africa's Natalie Du Toit was listed first in the women's 100 back with a 1:11.73. Meanwhile, South Africa's Achmat Hassiem was listed first in the men's 100 back with a 1:11.39.

Results from the men's 1500 free were unreported.

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