Kaya Forson breaks personal record in swimming heat

Kaya Forson breaks personal record in swimming heat

Fourteen-year-old Canadian-born Ghanaian, Kaya Forson place third in a group of three heat at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Kaya Forson breaks personal record in swimming heat

Kaya Forson placed third in her heat at the Olympics

The contest ended in disappointedly for the youngster who managed to beat her personal record.

She recorded a time of 2:16.02 in the Women’s 200m freestyle swimming on Monday, August 8, 2016, when she went against Matelita Buadromo from Fiji and Shivani Shivani from India.

Bouadromo was first in the Heat 1 contest recording a time of 2:05.49 with Shivani placing second with a time record of 2:09.30.

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However, none of the three swimmers will be qualifying for the next stage as they were the swimmers with the lowest time record.

Kaya Forson is one of the 16 athletes representing Ghana at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil.

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