Archive - Aug 4, 2009
Namibia’s top swimmers continued to excel at the World Swimming Championships, breaking numerous national records on the final days of the competition. With world records being regularly broken by the likes of Michael Phelps, Paul Biedermann and Kirsty Coventry, Namibia’s swimmers were also pushed to their best performances, with all six producing new personal best times.
In the men’s 50m backstroke on August 1, Byron Briedenhann broke his own national record of 29,08 seconds with a new time of 28,38 seconds. He finished 82nd overall in the total rankings out of 130 finishers.
Unam have regained the lead on the Field Hockey men’s Premier League log after their 4-1 victory over Wanderers on Saturday. It was Unam’s fourth successive victory while Wanderers suffered their first defeat of the season. Unam now lead the Men’s Premier League with 13 points, followed by Wanderers on 11 and DTS on eight points.
Windhoek Old Boys, who have three points and Polytechnic who must still open their account prop up the bottom of the log.
Windhoek Old Boys are unbeaten in the women’s Premier League and lead the log with 10 points from three matches.