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.
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