Monday, 30 July 2012

SouthAfrica Gets Gold and A World Record


South Africa was able to clinch its first Gold medal after 24 year old, Cameron Van Der Burgh won the 100M Breaststroke outdoing the WR record holder Brenton Rickard of Australia and two-time Olympic champion Kosuke Kitajima. He was able to clock 58.46 taking the WR and OR. South Africa now have one medal up in the tables. This is the first time a South African has taken this event.