Alani Ferreira Breaks 400m Freestyle African Record at Paralympics

by | Aug 27, 2021

Alani Ferreira became the third Team South Africa member to break a national and African record on Friday, 27 August 2021.

Ferreira swam a time of 5:02.42 in the women’s 400m freestyle (S13), however her seventh place finish in the heats was not enough to qualify for the final.

“I wasn’t too happy with my timing, but I definitely know that I gave it my best,” she told the media after her race.

“I’m excited to go back and look at the race, see what I can improve on for next time.”

 

Photo 1 Caption: Alani Ferreira became the third Team South Africa member to break a national and African record on Friday, 27 August 2021. Photo: Alani Ferreira (Instagram)

 

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