Inge Dekker and Cameron van der Burgh win swimming events – 2012 Sette Colli Meet
Inge Dekker and Cameron van der Burgh won gold medal of the Women’s 100m butterfly and Men’s 100m breaststroke respectively at the 2012 Sette Colli Meet in Rome, Italy.
Dekker faced tough battle from Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden in the double lap event but with her fascinating efforts, she managed to edge her out over the finishing end for gold medal.
Dekker completed her race in a wonderful timing of 58.25 seconds for gold medal. She was followed by Sjoestrom, who stayed 0.32 seconds apart and cruised her way towards the finishing end with the timing of 58.57 seconds.
Third position of the discipline was secured by Sjoestrom’s teammate, Martina Granstroem, who was 0.24 seconds apart and hit the finishing blockade with the timing of 58.81 seconds.
Following that, van der Burgh dominated the breaststroke discipline. He remained just a touch away from his challenger and reached the finishing end for gold medal by posting a time of 1 minute and 00.39 seconds.
His gold winning effort remained 0.04 seconds faster from Fabio Scozzoli of Italy, who secured second position of the discipline by submitting a time of 1 minute and 00.43 seconds.
The silver medallist enjoyed an advantage of 0.45 seconds over his following rival, Giacomo Perez Dortona of France, who secured third position of the discipline by producing an effort of 1 minute and 00.88 seconds.
Next was the Men’s 100m butterfly final, where Chad le Clos captured gold medal of the event. With his immaculate efforts, he remained slightly ahead of his strongest challenger, Jason Dunford of Kenya as he tapped the finishing blockade for gold medal with
the timing of 52.51 seconds.
The gold medallist remained 0.14 seconds faster from his competitor, Dunford, who hit the finishing wall for silver medal by producing a time of 52.65 seconds for silver medal.
Third position of the discipline was secured by Konrad Czerniak of Poland, who stayed 0.07 seconds apart and made his way to the finishing end by submitting a time of 52.72 seconds.
Furthermore, the first day of the championship concluded after the completion of all events.