With new-found post-Olympics perspective, swimmer Corbett closes in on Commonwealth Games glory

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South African swimmer Kaylene Corbett
South African swimmer Kaylene Corbett
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South African swimmer Kaylene Corbett showed her undoubted talent at 2021's Tokyo Olympics.

Corbett finished fifth in the 200m breaststroke final as her Tuks teammate, Tatjana Schoenmaker, stormed to a world record win at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

Despite being in Schoenmaker's shadow, Corbett impressed on the world's biggest stage as she continued to chip seconds off her personal best in both the heats, semi-final and final.

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