Film - PNG -Barbara Vali-Skelton - World Champs

 

Very few people experience the feeling of holding a national record in the sporting world, but even fewer experience that feeling whilst they are still a teenager.

Barbara Vali-Skelton can now bask in the glow of that feeling. It's been a remarkable week for the 15 year old at the 15th FINA World Championships.

The young swimmer from Papua New Guinea first of all broke her personal best in her first discipline of the week the 100m Breaststroke, with a time of 1 minute 16.03 seconds. Now she has gone one better in the 200m version.




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