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Trinidad swimmer Bovell wins 100 metres bronze

Dubai, Oct 19 : Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer George Bovell had to settle for a bronze medal in the men's 100 metres individual medley (IM), on the first day of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2013 leg.


Bovell, swimming out of lane six, was timed in 52.38 seconds for the four-lap event in the short course (25-metre) pool Friday.

Australia's Kenneth To grabbed gold in 51.64, getting in ahead of Russian silver medallist Vladimir Morozov (51.76).

In the morning prelims, Bovell was the fourth fastest qualifier after winning heat five in 54.74 seconds.

Bovell earlier captured one gold and four bronze medals at the Berlin, Netherlands and Moscow legs of the World Cup.

The 30-year-old Bovell's next Cup assignments following the Dubai leg will be in Doha, Qatar (Oct 20-21), Singapore (Nov 5-6), Tokyo, Japan (Nov9-10), and Beijing, China (Nov 13-14).

--IANS (Posted on 19-10-2013)

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