Togo at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships

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Togo at the
2011 World Aquatics Championships
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National federation Federation Togolaise de Natation
in Shanghai, China
Competitors2 in 1 sport
World Aquatics Championships appearances

Togo competed at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, China between July 16 and 31, 2011.


Togo had qualified 2 swimmers. [1]

Yao Messa Roger Amegbeto Men's 50 m breaststroke 41.4347did not advance
Adzo Kpossi Women's 50 m freestyle 44.6086did not advance
Women's 50 m butterfly 55.1751did not advance

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