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Siobhan Haughey Sets Hong Kong’s First-ever Swimming World Record

21 December 2021

Siobhan Haughey (photo: FINA) Read More

Siobhan Haughey (photo: FINA) Read More

Hong Kong swimmer Siobhan Haughey, the two-time Olympic silver medallist, continued her success by capturing 2 gold and 1 bronze together with a world and a championship record, and hence being awarded as the best individual female swimmer at the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m). She blitzed the pool in the women’s freestyle finals – clocking 1:50.31 in the 200m event to become Hong Kong’s first-ever swimmer to claim a world title as well as a world record; triumphing in the 100m event with a new championship record; and taking a bronze medal in the 400m event. In addition, the swimming team brought home a total of 11 new Hong Kong records from this championships.

Competitions Events Athletes Position
15th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)
(Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
Women’s 100m Freestyle Siobhan Bernadette Haughey 1st
Women’s 200m Freestyle Siobhan Bernadette Haughey 1st
Women’s 400m Freestyle Siobhan Bernadette Haughey 1st
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