SINGAPORE - Swimmer Glen Lim set a national record of 3min 54.12sec in the 400m freestyle on the last day of the Neo Garden 14th Singapore National Swimming Championships on Saturday (June 23).
The 16-year-old, who hails from Swimfast Aquatic Club, erased the old mark of 3:54.64, set by Pang Sheng Jun at last year's SEA Games - en route to victory at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.
It was the teenager's second national record in the four-day meet. Glen also lowered his 800m freestyle national record of 8:18.21 with an 8:15.08 effort on Wednesday.
Chinese Swimming Club's Gan Ching Hwee won the women's 400m freestyle in 4:17.37.
In addition, five Singapore swimmers won the 50m sprint events. Quah Ting Wen started the ball rolling with a 27.20sec victory in the women's 50m fly, while Hoong En Qi won the women's 50m back in 29.83sec.
Roanne Ho then won her pet event - the women's 50m breaststroke - in 31.61sec, before the Republic clinched a double in the freestyle sprints.
Amanda Lim won the women's event in 25.38sec while Teong Tzen Wei won the men's event in 22.52sec.