South African National Championships interrupted by burst pipe


Read Swimming World Magazine and SwimNews, a pipe burst interrupted the South African National Championships in Port Elizabeth yesterday, making the water murky and green and forcing them to first cancel the second day of competition, before today changing the format to timed finals. One casualty of this is Cameron van der Burgh, who now will miss the 100 breaststroke final because of leaving for the Alexander Dale Oen Memorial in Norway, Swimming South Africa though ensuring everybody that “He will be considered for [Worlds] selection”


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