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KIRSTY SETTLES FOR SECOND

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OLYMPIC Games-bound Zimbabwean swimming icon Kirsty Coventry was on Saturday night forced to settle for two second place finishes in the women’s 100 and 200m backstroke events during the Mesa Pro Swim Series in Los Angeles, United States. By Collin Matiza Sports Editor – Herald Coventry (32), who is currently preparing to take part in her fifth straight Olympic Games in ...

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RIO – BOUND COVENTRY MAKES PROMISING START

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ZIMBABWE’S swimming icon, Kirsty Coventry enjoyed a good start to the New Year ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics after securing some commendable results in her season’s first competition at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin, Texas, in the United States at the weekend. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Arena Pro Swim Series, which ran from Friday to Sunday, featured ...

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ZIM’S ROBYN LEE CONTINUES WINNING FORM IN EGYPT

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JUNIOR swimming sensation, Robyn Lee, kept the Zimbabwean flag flying high at the African Junior Swimming Championships with an additional two medals on day two to take her medal haul at the continental gala to four in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday evening. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO After claiming two gold medals in the 100m breaststroke and butterfly competitions on Saturday, Lee ...

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WHO IS KIRSTY COVENTRY

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Kirsty Leigh Coventry (born 16 September 1983 in Harare, Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean swimmer and former world record holder. She attended and swam competitively for Auburn University in Alabama, in the United States. At the 2004 Summer Olympics, in Athens, Greece, Coventry won three Olympic medals: a gold, a silver, and a bronze, while in the 2008 Summer Olympics in ...

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