By RONALD CHAWE –
ZAMBIA has consolidated its second position at the ongoing Confederations of African Aquatics Association (CANA) Zone IV swimming championships taking place at Beau, Bassin swimming Pool in Mauritius by adding nine more medals.
This brings Zambia’s medal haul to 34 medals as the event enters its final day today.
Mia Phiri won two gold medals in the 100m under-15 girls fly and 200m backstroke.
The other gold medals were won in 400m freestyle by Fleur Donker and Ralph Goveia in the 100m fly while the other medals came from Rumball Brandon in boys 200mfreestyle for the under-12 category.
And a silver medal was registered in 100m fly by Tom Donker while Johanna Buys got bronze in 400m fly while Pinfold Ilizane brought bronze for Zambia in the 200m freestyle for girls under-12 category.
This means Zambia has 17 gold, nine silver and seven bronze medals.
The host nation, Mauritius has continued to lead the medal table with 19 gold,11 silver and 14 bronze medals.
Zimbabwe is third with three gold, 10 silver and five bronze medals and is being followed by Kenya with four gold, seven silver and five bronze.
South Africa is fifth with eight gold, nine silver and 10 bronze medals and it is being followed by Angola, who have six gold, two silver and six bronze medals.
Namibia is seventh, with four gold, five silver and five bronze medals.
Mozambique, Uganda and Seychelles have gold medal each while Tanzania, Botswana and Malawi are yet to test a gold medal.