Author: Colin Tung

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Dipna Lim Prasad and Valerie Pereira, both of Nanyang Technological University, pushed each other to within 15 hundredths of a second off Prema Govindan’s women’s national 200m record of 22.54 seconds set in 1984 at the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) Championships. Dipna edged Valerie by just a hundredth of a second in a time of 24.68 seconds.

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Singapore’s Clara Wong was the lead-off swimmer for a world team comprising Italian Livio Molinari, Puerto Rican Cristina Betancourt and Zimbabwean Boyd Littleford and they finished 12th out of 15 teams in the mixed team relay. Scott Ang was part of an Asian team that finished in 15th and last position. But results was not all that mattered on the day as friendships were forged within and between the international teams.

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