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BurchRoy-Allan Burch believes he is closer than ever to qualifying for the Rio Olympics in August.The Bermuda swimmer competed in the Arena Pro Series meet in Charlotte this past weekend and posted his fastest time in the 50 metres freestyle since a horrific injury last year.Burch’s time of 23.34sec put him on the cusp of the Olympic B standard, which is 23.05, a time he hopes to hit at this week’s Validus Bermuda National Championships.Although his time was somewhat slower than his previous personal best over that distance, Burch was happy enough with his performance.
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