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Byrne resigns from Swimming New Zealand. World champion van der Burgh has medals stolen

Byrne resigns from Swimming New Zealand
Mike Byrne resigned as chief executive officer of Swimming New Zealand after a tumultuous period on the job.
Byrne, CEO since 2007, has chosen to resign to enable Swimming New Zealand to be able to move forward productively.

Also see:
Swimming NZ appoints new CEO

World champion has medals stolen
South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh has had his medals stolen from his parents home in Pretoria.
He reported his trophies were stolen while he was practising on Saturday.
Van der Burgh is the 2009 world champion for the men’s 50 metres breaststroke and holds a world record of 26.67 for this event.

Also see:
World Champs, Van der Burgh gold and WR in 50 breast