2019 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES/SUMMER UNIVERSIADE – SWIMMING
- July 4th-9th, 2019
- Napoli, Italy
- LCM (50m)
- Live Stream: Olympic Channel (in US), Rai Sport (in Italy)
- Entry Lists & Live Results
- Day 2 Finals Heat Sheet
Tayla Lovemore set a new South African National Record en route to winning gold in the women’s 50 fly at the World University Games in Napoli, clocking a time of 26.25.
The swim lowered the previous mark of 26.30, set by Erin Gallagher at the South African Championships back in April. It was at that same meet where Lovemore established her previous best of 26.63, placing second before she lowered it down to 26.51 in the prelims here. She came into the final seeded fourth after going 26.60 in the semis.
This is the 25-year-old Lovemore’s first long course National Record. She is the current holder of the South African short course records in the 50 fly (25.54) and 100 IM (1:00.30), both set at the Singapore stop of the FINA World Cup last November.