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Kiwi flies to fabulous finish

16 Mar 06 09:30


Moss Burmester won gold for
NewZealand in the 200m Butterfly

Moss Burmester of New Zealand powered home in the men’s 200m butterfly final to beat Australia's Travis Nederpelt by half a body length.

Burmester broke the Games record with a time of 1:56.64.

Nederpelt took the silver with a time of 1:57.26 and Joshua Krough also of Australia came in with a time of 1:59.18 giving him the bronze.

Josh Krough said after the race, "This was my first international meet and first international medal. I'm disappointed with the time but I can learn a lot from it."

The crowd had a big New Zealand contingent who were thrilled with the gold medal finish.

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