- South Africa’s Zane Waddell made waves at the World Championships
- The South African swimmer won the gold medal in the 50-metre backstroke
- Waddell beat the top favourites with a margin of 0.06 seconds
South African swimmer Zane Waddell has made Mzansi proud with his exceptional performance at the 2019 FINA World Championships.
The 21-year-old came out victorious, beating favourites such as Russian top guns Yevgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov.
According to Good Things Guy, Waddell won the gold in the 50-metre backstroke.
Briefly.co.za learned Waddell won the race with a margin of 0.06 seconds.
"WORLD. CHAMPION," Waddell captioned several photos of himself at the Championships.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported Mzansi was proud of their "golden girl", Karla Pretorius, who was crowned as the Netball World Cup's player of the tournament.
According to Netball South Africa's Facebook post, Pretorius had 20 interceptions, 23 deflections and 32 gains throughout the tournament.
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