Dylan Cachia (photo credit Maria Vella Galea)

Dylan Cachia (photo credit Maria Vella Galea)

National Record for Dylan Cachia on First Day of the National Swimming Championships

The National Swimming Championships hosted by the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta got underway at Tal-Qroqq National Pool, on Thursday afternoon.

The championships will be spread over a four-day period ending on Sunday evening.  Day one saw 24 events take place.

Following the end of competition for Thursday, a national record in the 200m backstroke event was established by Dylan Cachia.

Cachia swam a time of 2:08.35, beating the previous record established in 2019 by Thomas Wareing by 0.6 of a second.