Chan Becomes Singapore’s #2 100 Breast Performer At National Championships

2024 SINGAPORE NATIONAL SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Wednesday, June 12th – Saturday, June 15th
  • OCBC Aquatic Centre
  • LCM (50m)
  • Olympic Qualifying Event
  • Day 1 Recap
  • Results

Day 2 of the 2024 Singapore National Swimming Championshps saw additional meet records bite the dust on both the men’s and women’s sides.

As a refresher, this competition is an Olympic qualifying affair, as the June 23rd selection window looms for athletes around the world.

Junhao Chan of Aquatic Performance Swim Club topped the men’s 100m breaststroke podium tonight, putting up a time of 1:00.95.

Splitting 28.53/32.42, his time improved his morning result of 1:00.98, a mark which already overtook the previous meet record.

According to the World Aquatics database, Chan’s performance rendered him Singapore’s #2 performer of all time in this men’s 100m breast. Only national record holder Nicholas Mahabir has been quicker, owning the Singaporean standard of 59.96 from last year.

A trio of men dipped under the previous meet record as they landed on the podium in the 200m freestyle.

Jonathan Tan hit a winning effort of 1:48.75, beating Glen Lim’s former meet mark of 1:49.75 put on the books last year.

Tonight Ardi Azman was rendered the silver medalist in 1:47.79 while Darren Chua rounded out the top 3 finishers in 1:49.61.

Additional Notes

  • Letitia Sim produced a time of 1:07.65 to take the women’s edition of the 100m breast. She owns the Singaporean national record of 1:06.36 from last November’s Japan Open.

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JUNHAO40%NR🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
1 month ago

HE JUST BEAT NICS NATIONAL RECORD IN THE 50 MY GAWDD RAWRRR USC USC!!!!!😮‍💨🔥😮‍💨😮‍💨😮‍💨🔥😮‍💨😮‍💨🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💀💀💀💀🤡

RealCrocker5040
1 month ago

I wonder if Joseph Schooling will try his hand at commentary because he does seem like a very intelligent individual IMO

random
1 month ago

its 200m freestyle btw

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