Bryan sets new national butterfly record in world meet


Big splasher: Bryan Leong (above and inset) set a new national 100m butterfly record in Heat 7 at the World Swimming Championships at Doha, Qatar.

KUALA LUMPUR: Swimmer Bryan Leong showed he has what it takes to fight for a SEA Games breakthrough next year after smashing the men’s 100m butterfly national record at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The 21-year-old, swimming in a strong heat 7, touched the wall in 52.76s at Hamad Aquatic Centre yesterday.

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