South Africa’s Cameron Van Der Burgh came 3rd in the 100 m breaststroke at the FINA World Swimming Championships currently being held in Shanghai, China.

Cameron van der Burg will be aiming for gold in the 50 m breastroke after taking bronze in the 100 m breastroke..

Van Der Burgh is the World record holder in the 50 m breaststroke and swam a strong first lap in the 100m, turning in second position. The race was won by Alexander Oen from Norway with Fabio Skozzoli finishing in second position.

1 DALE OEN Alexander 58.71
2 SCOZZOLI Fabio 59.42
3 2 VAN DER BURGH Cameron 59.49

Veteran Roland Schoeman failed to make the final for the 50 m Butterfly and had to settle for 9th place in the semi finals in a time of 23.48.

Full results can be found here

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