The first sessions of the 29th International Easter Meet, hosted by the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta were underway on Thursday at the Tal-Qroqq National Pool.
The three-day swimming bonanza will continue in its usual format of hosting heats in the mornings and finals in the afternoon.
The 29th International Easter Meet, which is an official FINA qualifying event, is seeing 265 athletes representing 11 clubs competing in 76 events.
On the first day of competition, Thomas Wareing established a new national record in the 200m Medley. His time of 2:07.95 beat the previous record of 2:08.34 he himself established in 2021 in Hungary.
Meanwhile, a number of Easter Meet records were also established.
Matthew Satariano set an Easter Meet Group C Record in the 100m freestyle, clocking a time of 55.75.
In the 800m freestyle event, Alexsandar Savic clocked a time of 8:26.50, whilst Sasha Gatt stopped the clock on 9:02.22
The second day of competition will start on Friday morning at 0900hrs.
Official Results can be downloaded from this link – https://live.swimrankings.net/33086/#
More information about the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta – www.asaofmalta.eu