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Two Mare Nostrum medals for SA swimmers in Monaco

Martin Binedell claimed his second medal of the Mare Nostrum Monaco leg as the final day came to a close on Sunday.

Binedell’s time of 2min 08.31sec secured him the second place on the medal podium behind Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov, who claimed gold in 2:00.24 ahead of Hong Kong’s Yau Ming Cheung who walked away with the bronze in 2:08.99.

Chase Rayment finished 8th in 2:15.39.

Rebecca Meder was over the moon with her bronze-medal performance in the 400m freestyle, clocking 4:17.34 behind China’s Wenxin Bi in 4:12.41 and Hong Kong’s Nam Wai Ho in 4:16.35.

Meder also finished the 200m individual medley in fourth place in 2:18.63, while Alaric Basson ended the 100m breaststroke in 7th position with a time of 1:02.55.

Kerryn Herbst and Olivia Nel finished the 100m backstroke B finals in fifth and sixth place in 1:05.72 and 1:05.87 respectively, while Aimee Canny and Lindsay Mcleod ended third and seventh in the 100m freestyle B finals in 58.18 and 58.92, respectively.

In the B finals of the 200m freestyle, Matthew Bosch finished in sixth place with a time of 1:54.40.

The South African swimming team will now move to Italy for the Treviso Swim Cup, which will take place on 22-23 June.

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