CASABLANCA – The South African swimming team continued to dominate in the pool, adding 13 medals (five gold, four silver and four bronze) to their tally on the second day of the aquatics programme at the 12th African Games in Casablanca, Morocco on Thursday.
With a fast and golden time of 1:09.75, Kaylene Corbett scooped the 100m breaststroke title ahead of teammate Christin Mundell, who grabbed the silver in 1:10.67.
The bronze medal in the event went to Egypt’s Sarah Soliman in 1:13.36.
Mundell was not done for the evening as she also won the silver medal in the 200m freestyle in 2:04.75, ahead of Algeria’s Majda Chebaraka in 2:05.51 and behind Egypt’s Hania Moro in 2:04.31.
Alaric Basson and Michael Houlie bagged the gold and bronze in the 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:00.96 and 1:01.55, respectively, while the silver was claimed by Egypt’s Youssef Elkamash in 1:01.51.