All Africa Games: South Africa Dominates First Day; Karin Prinsloo Doubles

MAPUTO, Mozambique, September 5. WITH results reporting scarce, a full report of the All Africa Games will be forthcoming. The following times come from the best information currently available.

South Africa's Karin Prinsloo topped the women's 100 free in 56.05, then doubled up with a winning time of 29.28 in the women's 50 back. Compatriot Mandy Loots placed second in the sprint back with a 29.76.

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh captured the men's 100 breast in 1:02.44, while Tunisia's Wassim Elloumi finished second in 1:03.17 after leading at the turn.

Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry earned the women's 400 IM crown in 4:44.34, while South Africans Kathryn Meaklim (4:46.33) and Bianca Meyer (4:51.20) placed second and third to round out the podium.

Tunisia's Ahmed Mathlouthi won the men's 200 free in 1:48.95, while South Africa's Darian Townsend touched second in 1:49.04. Jean Basson completed the top three in 1:51.06.

South Africa's Charl Crous clinched the men's 50 back in 26.06, while Kenya's Jason Dunford took second in 26.19. South Africa's Garth Tune picked up third in 26.74.

The South African foursome of Roxanne Tammadge, Rene Warnes, Dominique Dryding and Prinsloo won the women's 800 free relay with an unreported time.

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