Commonwealth Games

Tandy adds to Team SA's medal haul in the pool

2018-04-10 13:48
Brad Tandy (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Swimming star Brad Tandy added to Team SA's medal haul in the pool at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Tandy finished second in the men's 50m freestyle, picking up the silver medal for his efforts in a time of 21.81.

England's Benjamin Proud scorched to victory in 21.35, with Australia's Cameron McEvoy taking bronze (21.92).

Meanwhile, Tandy's compatriot Brent Szurdoki finished in fourth place in the men's 1 500m in 15:28.60, some 41 seconds behind winner Australia's Jack McLoughlin.

In the final event for women, Team SA's 4x100m medley relay team finished seventh in the final (4:12.02), in a race that was won by Australia in a new Commonwealth Games record time of 3:54.36, ahead of Canada (3:55.10) and Wales (4:00.75).

Read more on:    commonwealth games  |  swimming

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Besides the 'Big 3' of rugby, cricket and soccer, which of the 'smaller' sports in South Africa do you enjoy the most?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.