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News From Iceland

Nov 26, 1999

SH Club Team Champions fifth year running!
Hafnarfjordar Swim Club (SH) of Iceland won the Club Team Championships and retained the Club Team Trophy for a 5th consecutive year while competing at the Club Team SC Championships which were held in Reykjavik this past weekend.

Hafnarfjordar Swim Club (SH) also broke their own points record, despite the absence of breastroker, Hjalti Gudmundsson who was illness. SH team member, Orn Arnarson, the 1998 European Shourt Course Champion, swam an untapered 54.49 in the 100m backstroke, and so did a few others.

Three National records were set over the weekend. Lara Hrund Bjargardottir of SH swam 2.03.33 for the 200m freestyle, and was also a member of the SH 4x100 medley relay team that went 4.26.77. European Junior Finalist, Jakob Johann Sveinnsson of the Aegir Team set a new National Record in the 200m breastroke in a winning time of 2.14.52.

The final results of the meet are as follows :

  1. SH 30,476
  2. Aegir 28,267
  3. Keflavik 26,932
  4. Armann 24,141
  5. IA 22,324
  6. Njardvik 21,760

Points, which are calculated from the Len tables and are higher than ever this year. We keep you informed on anymore news from the frozen north!