First USF League: A sign of things to come​

Event: USF League 1

Date: Feb 25-26, 2023

  • 800m freestyle – 9:42.61 from 10:06.00; best among all male swimmers
  • 50m backstroke – 32.16 from 32.35; behind Peterson Inhensiko (30.79), Malcolm Nahamya (30.63) and Akram Lubega (30.61)
  • 200m butterfly – 2:39.93 from 2:48.23 behind Akram (2:25.88), Isaiah Kuc (2:37.49)
  • 100m individual medley – 1:12.53
  • 200m freestyle – 2:13.05 from 2:18.30

Heer topped the 13-14 years’ boys age group in the 800m and 200m freestyle events held at International School of Uganda (ISU) Lubowa from February 25 to 26, 2023.

The 13 year old Gators Swim Club swimmer clocked nine minutes, 42 seconds and 61 microseconds (9:42.61) 800m to lower his entry time from 10:06.00.

That was also the best time recorded by any male swimmer, from all age groups, during the race on February 25.

Heer doubled his money with a 2:13.05 in the 200m free taking his time down from 2:18.30.

He also finished third in the 200m butterfly with 2.39.93 behind his friends Akram Lubega (2:25.88) from Aquatic Academy and Isaiah Kuc (2:37.49) of Silverfin Academy.

In the 50m backstroke, Heer finished fourth behind teammate Peterson Inhensiko (30.79), Dolphins’ Malcolm Nahamya (30.63) and Akram (30.61) and also finished ninth in the 100m individual medley (1:12.53).

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