Saturday, November 3, 2012

Dunford Swims to Gold in Beijing World Cup

Jason Dunford
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Swimmer Jason Dunford posted a time of 23.14s in the 50m Butterfly at the 2012 FINA/ARENA World Cup swimming leg in Beijing’s Water Cube to win Gold on Friday night.
Dunford picked the win after out-touching a formidable competitor Qibing Zhang from China while third place went to Ashley Delaney who clocked 23.43s.

In the 100m Butterfly staged on Saturday, Dunford finished third in a time of 51.34s behind Australian Kenneth To (50.96s) and Qibing Zhang (51.21s) who bagged gold and silver respectively.
Up to now, Dunford has earned $6,500 in the circuit.

The tournament is a global circuit of 2-day events that is swum in short course metres setups. Participants compete for cash rewards with winners bagging $1,500, second and third place win $1,000 and $500 respectively.  

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