Swim Champion Rachita Shah Sets New Records

01 November 2009

Rachita Shah sets five new swimming records at the National Age-Group Open and Relays Championships

On Sunday, 1 November, 2009, Rachita Shah of AKA, Mombasa set five new swimming records at the Oshwal pool during the National Age-Group Open and Relays Championships. She started the day with the girls 100 metres backstroke and bagged the event by clocking in at 08.11 seconds, breaking her own previous record of 1:11.13 seconds, which she had set at the CASA Coast Age Group and Relay Swimming Championship in October. She also went on to shatter the 16 years and over and all comers girls 50m backstroke records when she scored 31.76 to break her previous record of 33.07.