Aspiring neuroscientist cracks coach’s national butterfly record


Too fast: Federal Territory’s Bryan Leong in action during the 100m butterfly final. — KAMARUL ARIFFIN/The Star

BRYAN Leong jubilantly lifted up his index finger after looking at the scoreboard.

The 19-year-old, who aspires to be a neuroscientist in the near future, managed to bring down his coach Daniel Bego’s 13-year long standing national record in the men’s 100m butterfly event at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

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