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Blast from the past: Heyns sets her first of 14 world records in Durban

Today in SA sports history: March 4

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Today in SA sports history: March 4

1971 — Lee McGregor wins the 200m backstroke title for his fifth crown of the SA swimming championships at Newlands, becoming the most successful male swimmer at the national gala. The all-time record of six was set by Karen Muir two years earlier.

1986 — Gerrie Coetzee takes on young British heavyweight hope Frank Bruno at Wembley in London and gets blown out in the first round, losing his status as a world title contender. Coetzee had been in line for another shot at the WBA crown he had lost in December 1984 on a controversial eighth-round knockout, but the defeat cost him the opportunity...

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