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Pacific swimmers take their chances in the Water Cube
5:43 pm GMT+12, 14/08/2008, China
All the Pacific action is at the Water Cube, with the Federated States of Micronesia's  (FSM) Kerson Hadley taking the plunge in the men's 50m freestyle event.

This is a nerve racking race for the youngster, even though it's not one of the ranked races - he'll be out to do a personal best and take a national record.

Likewise, one of the newcomers to the international swimming, American Samoa's Stewart Glensiter will be swimming the 50m in the second heat.

American Samoa's athletes trained in the sea ahead of the Pacific Games, so Glensiter's been working on his tumble turns since arriving in Beijing,.

Then PNG's super fish Ryan Pini hits the water in the heats of the men's 100m butterfly - coming in with threatening form after shaving 1.5 seconds of his 200m time and half a second off his 100m freestyle in earlier heats.

Source: PACNEWS/RADAUS

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