Lindemeier Sets Top Performances At Gala 2

Daniela Lindemeier of Namib Swimming Academy (NSA) produced the top two performances at the second Long Course Gala of the season which took place at the Western Suburbs pool over the weekend.

The 22-year-old Lindemeier obtained 622 FINA points for winning the Women’s 200m breaststroke in a time of 2:39,68. This was however well off her national record of 2:33,83.

Lindemeier set the second best performance of the gala when she obtained 634 FINA points for winning the 100m breaststroke in a time of 1:14,88, which was more than three seconds off her national record of 1:11,43.

Lindemeier also produced the sixth best performance of the gala by obtaining 598 FINA points for winning the Women’s Open 50m breaststroke in 34,99 seconds, which was more than a second off Jonay Briedenhann’s national record of 33,50.

Zanre Oberholzer of NSA, who won the Namibia Junior Sportswoman of the Year award for the second time on Friday evening, set the third and fourth best performances at the gala.

She obtained 617 FINA points for winning the Girls 15-16 year 100m backstroke in 1:08,26, which was just under four seconds slower than her national record of 1:04,20.

Oberholzer also obtained 602 FINA points for winning the Girls 15-16 year 200m backstroke in 2:26,92, which was more than eight seconds off her national record of 2:18,26.

Sonja Adelaar of NSA obtained 599 FINA points for winning the Girls 15-16 year 50m butterfly in 29,73 seconds which was outside her own national record of 28,99.

Adelaar also set the seventh and eighth best performances of the gala in the Girls 15-16 year 400m Individual Medley and 50m Freestyle events, obtaining 580 and 575 FINA points with respective times of 5:21,81 and 28,53 seconds.

Alexander Skinner of Dolphins set the ninth best performance of the gala when he received 568 FINA points for winning the Boys 15-16 100m freestyle in 56,62 seconds. This was just over two seconds slower than Nicolai Flemming’s national record of 54,69.

The tenth best performance of the gala came from Toni Roth of NSA who obtained 562 FINA points in the Girls 17-18 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:48:52, which was well outside Daniela Lindemeier’s national record of 2:39,71.

Heleni Stergiadis of Dolphins set the only record of the gala when she won the Girls 12 and Under 400m Individual Medley in a time of 5:51,60, which broke Daniela Lindemeier’s old mark of 5:54,32.

Source : The Namibian