6 Oct 2010

Snyders broken Games record on way to final

7:43 am on 6 October 2010

The New Zealand swimmer Glenn Snyders broke the Commonwealth Games record in his 100-metre breaststroke semi-final in Delhi, before Australia's Christian Sprenger broke it minutes later in the second semi.

Snyders recorded a time of just over one minute finishing first in the first semi-final.

Sprenger swum the second semi ten-hundredths of a second faster.

Snyders has qualified in third place for tonight's final.